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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MTRI's 3rd Annual Conservation Science Meeting 

You're invited to join us for our upcoming Conservation Science Meeting on November 7th at the Lunenburg Fire Hall! As part of MTRI's 10th anniversary celebrations, the program will include a contributed poster session, invited speakers, and a panel discussion. The meeting will showcase what we have learned in the past decade and the challenges that lie ahead. Registration is $30 ($20 for students) and includes lunch and snacks.

Following the meeting, there will be a reception at the gorgeous Bay Leaf Eatery, Bluenose Lodge, and a benefit concert at the Pearl Theatre featuring David Myles and Ashley Moffat.

 

 


 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.

 


 

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