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


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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Tributes ... following in their footsteps

As a not for profit charitable cooperative, MTRI receives donations from local philanthropists who want to honour cherished loved-ones who have made a difference in their lives. Some gifts are memorials, while others are tributes in honour of living friends and family. MTRI offers tax deductible receipts for all donations over $20. 

Already several gifts have been received, and in this section of our website we provide bios of the loved ones for which those donations were made. If you would like to make a donation to MTRI in honour of a friend, fellow naturalist, or family member, please contact Wendy at MTRI. She will all be happy to help you with your request.




Joe Kerekes 



Winnie Allen 





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