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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Lichen Workshop Sept. 23
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Backyard Biodiversity

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 Wetlands and Woodlots Workshop: Sept 16th

 

 


 

Lichen Workshop Sept. 23

 

 


 

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. 

You can apply for the bursary until June 3rd 2017. Read all about last year's recipient here.


 

Video featuring quad-copter views of MTRI's rooftop and some fantastic blackflies

  


 

You can learn more about MTRI`s Butterfly Club by listening to this CBC Information Morning interview with Leah Veinot. 


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