Southwest Ecological Restoration Institutes (SWERI)
(Public Law 108-317)

The Southwest Ecological Restoration Institutes (SWERI) is comprised of three university-based restoration institutes: the New Mexico Forest and Watershed Restoration Institute (NFMWRI), the Colorado Forest Restoration Institute (CFRI), and the Ecological Restoration Institute (ERI) in Arizona. These institutes work together to develop a program of applied research and service to help create healthy forests, prevent wildfires, create healthy bodies of water, and create jobs. For more information, download theSWERI Fact Sheet.


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  • USDI, Bureau of Land Management
  • Bureau of Indian Affairs logo
  • Logo, US Fish and Wildlife Service