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

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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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News & Events
2017 Central Woodlands Conference
Saturday, March 25th Maple Ridge Elemen... more »
Nova Scotia Woodlot Owners and Operators Association AGM
Saturday, April 8 For more info visit ... more »
Medway Community Forest Co-operative AGM
Saturday, April 22nd North Queens Busin... more »
Western Woodlot Management Mentorship Field Days!
Saturday, April 29th: With Kevin Veinott... more »
Mentorship field day at Otter Ponds
Saturday, May 13th Roads and bridges. ... more »
Mentorship field day in Sydney
Saturday, June 10th Working with fores... more »
April 4th deadline for summer job application
MTRI and NSYCC are hiring for a 15 week ... more »
North Queens Business Hub AGM
At the Hub behind the NQ Fire Hall on Ap... more »

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MTRI has a diversity of projects on the go simultaneously. From Species at Risk research to aquatic connectivity, old forests, our human dimensions and youth outreach, we conduct a variety of short term projects and continuing programs here in the biosphere. Our researchers are from universities, colleges, government, and community groups, as well as our own staff. Volunteers, students and staff collaborate to conduct solid science, grounded in community and management needs. Take a tour to find out what we've done, and what we can do!

Keep an eye on our Facebook page during the summer to see weekly updates on work going on around the office and in the field!