Mersey Tobeatic Research Institute (MTRI) : Institut de recherche du Mersey Tobeatic

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MTRI

MTRI is a non-profit co-operative with a mandate to promote sustainable use of natural resources and biodiversity conservation in the Southwest Nova Biosphere Reserve and beyond through research, education, and the operation of a field station.

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Upcoming MTRI Events!

 


To celebrate MTRI's 10th anniversary 10 events will be hosted by MTRI between June and December 2014. The annual BBQ on June 12th was the kick off to these events. Keep your eyes peeled for event information here on the website and on our Facebook page as dates are set!

 


 

Bursary - Clapp Conservation Award

The Clapp Conservation Award honours the remarkable efforts of Diane and Harold Clapp, founding members and long-time volunteers who have led by example in building MTRI. The purpose of this award is to encourage and build youth capacity for conservation in southwestern Nova Scotia. MTRI is a non-profit co-operative with a mandate to promote sustainable use of natural resources and biodiversity conservation in the Southwest Nova Biosphere Reserve and beyond through research, education, and the operation of a field station. 

For more information on the bursary and the Clapp's contribution to MTRI click here. To read about this years recipient Mallory Heim click here.


 

Have you seen any Bats?

The Nova Scotia Bat Conservation web page is actively taking past and present bat sightings for the 2014 season. Reports can be submitted online at www.batconservation.ca or phoned in to the Species at Risk hotline 1-866-727-3447. Click here to read the Department of Natural Resources press release.

  


Help the Monarchs!


 

Annual Report now available online!

 


 

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