SERE24 – (Vienna & online).

14th European Conference on Ecological Restoration

Bridging Science, Practice, and Policy of Nature Restoration

26-30 August 2024
Estonia – Tartu
European Capital of Culture 2024

SERE2024 is an international conference organised by the European Chapter of the Society for Ecological Restoration (SERE), taking place in Europe every two years Ecological restoration is a topic that holds a prominent place on both political and scientific agendas. As in precedent SERE Conference.
organizes one short course and one session about Soil and Water Bioengineering Soil and Water Bioengineering is a specific discipline that combines technology and biology in which native plants and plant communities are used as living building material to solve erosion and conservation problems, contributing to the regeneration of degraded ecosystems due to natural or anthropic causes, regenerating dynamics of ecological and geomorphological processes and to the recovery of Biodiversity. It is a nature-based solution with applications in the restoration of wetlands, grasslands, forests, rivers, agroecosystems, and urban and marine ecosystems.

SHORT COURSE: Soil and Water Bioengineering as Nature-Based Solution. An introduction

25th AUGUST at TARTU-Estonia

Course Objectives:

  • Know the principles and action areas of Soil and Water Bioengineering
  • Know the main techniques used at both field level and river slope stabilization
  • Using the model workshop at 1:20 scale to explain the main construction methods of Soil and Water Bioengineering techniques
  • Duration 6 hours Morning and afternoon


SPECIAL SESSION conducted by EFIB: Nature Based Solutions: Examples of Soil and Water Bioengineering in Urban
Restoration & Green Urbanism
Call for abstracts is open till 01.04.2024 Send your proposition to our session