Mersey Tobeatic Research Institute (MTRI)

Nick Knutson
Volunteer Engagement Coordinator

An Acadian from Clare, Nick studied the nesting habitat of the Endangered Roseate Tern in Kespukwitk during his M.Sc at Acadia and Université Sainte-Anne. At MTRI, Nick supports species at risk by developing community science projects. Nick works on protecting the Coastal Islands in Kespukwitk, on the Nova Scotia Herp Atlas, and on a number of other projects involving data collection with the app, iNaturalist. Nick has also studied law and he is very interested in environmental policy and species at risk legislation.