May 12, 2022 | By:

Episode 90: Bethanie Walder On The Importance Of Ecological Restoration At All Scales

Bethanie Walder, Executive Director, Society for Ecological Restoration (SER)


Bethanie Walder joined the Society for Ecological Restoration as Executive Director in September 2015 and has more than 20 years’ experience in environmental conservation, restoration and education.

Prior to joining the SER, Bethanie served as the Executive Director of Wildlands CPR, where she oversaw several highly successful conservation and restoration campaigns. Today she is responsible for helping guide SER’s overall work to achieve its mission of advancing the science, practice and policy of ecological restoration.

Bethanie has an undergraduate degree in Political Science and International Studies from Duke University and a Master of Science in Environmental Studies from the University of Montana. She lives, works, and plays in Missoula, Montana.

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  • Tree planting or ecosystem restoration?
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