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

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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2018

Hemlocks under threat - January 2018

Finding The Eastern Ribbon Snake - April 15, 2018

Helping the Common Loon - May 2018

Hemlock wooly Adelgid can fell N.S. Giants: Advocates - May 8, 2018

 

2017

The importance of bat conservation - 2017

Equal opportunity: Workshop series highlights forestry career options for women - January 2017

Satellites Reveal the Clear-Cut Truth - January 14, 2017

Living the dream: Living energy laboratory a success - Febuary 15, 2017

For the love of turtles - Febuary 21, 2017

NSCC students bring skills to communities through province - March 13, 2017

Turtle time: Mersey Tobeatic Research Institute celebrates turtles - March 15, 2017

Shelburne Heritage River celebrated- June 7, 2017

Endangered Turtles at Risk on Roads Annapolis, Queens Co. - June 15, 2017

A Night of Nesting to Remember - June 20, 2017

Chimney Swifts are nesting  - July 19, 2017

WestFor GM calls for Cooperation over Forest Management  - August 2017

Bluenose reasearchers set up Bat Hotline - August 5, 2017

New Energy Saving Initiatives help NS go GREEN - August 2, 2017

How well do we know the natural world around us - August 11, 2017

Have you seen a Monarch Butterfly this summer - August 18, 2017

solitude speaks volumes in rare forests of Nova Scotia - September 4, 2017

MTRI hosting workshops - September 13, 2017

Taking Stock of Old Growth in Hidden Areas of Province - September 17, 2017

Monarch now listed as Endangered Species in NS - September 20, 2017

Network in Renewal in Nova Scotia- October 11, 2017

County Forests to be Explored During Conference - October 18, 2017 

Women in Forestry- November 2017

Pest Known to destroy Hemlocks appears in NS - November 8, 2017

 

 

2016

Boreal Felt Lichen - 2016

Call of the Loon - March 1, 2016

Endangered Nova Scotia Lichen on the Decline - June 21, 2016

The Monarchs Have Landed: Sightings of First Monarch Butterfly of Season in Kings County - July 2016

Tracking Turtles (part 1) - August 2, 2016

Tracking Turtles (part 2) - August 2, 2016

Discovery of a bat colony - August 5, 2016

Turtle Researchers Hit the Jackpot - August 9, 2016

Roses are Red, Most of the Time - August 22, 2016

Connecting to Wapane'kati - October 23, 2016

The Vanishing Lichen is our Fault - October 24, 2016

The Cold-Blooded Species of Kejimkujik - October 31, 2016

Assessing Old Growth - November 2016

Money well spent: Conservation group can always use your support - Decembre 14, 2016

Bats in the Belfry - December 16, 2016

The Monarchs Have Landed - 2016

The Monarchs Fight their way Back to N.S. - 2016 

 

2015

Butterfly awareness - 2015

Opportunities at our new community forest - 2015

Learn about nature at the Mersey Tobeatic Research Institute - 2015

North Queens student recieves bursary - June 30, 2015

Mersey Tobeatic Research Institute has tips to protect the Monarch Butteryfly - July 28, 2015

Bees and Butterflies - March 10, 2015

Have you hard the buzz - March 10, 2015

Pitching in and wearing many hats - October 13, 2015

Bats in the belfry - December 16, 2015

 

2014

TLC for tiny, rare critters - 2014

Mersey Tobeatic Research Institute makes a list and checks it twice Part 1 - 2014

Mersey Tobeatic Research Institute makes a list and checks it twice Part 2 - 2014

MTRI gets gold for green building - 2014

For the love of woods - 2014

Opportunities at our new Community Forest - March 24, 2014

Group seeks assistance for loons - April 5, 2014

Researchers looking for rare birds Part 1 - July 22, 2014

Researchers looking for rare birds Part 2 - July 22, 2014

MTRI Volunteer recognized - August 19, 2014

Local woodlot part of Woodlot Management Mentorship Program - October 28, 2014

David Myles teams up with MTRI - November 4, 2014

 

2013

Large crowd at community forest meeting - 2013

So what is a community forest anyway - 2013

getting your feet wet in Southwest NS - 2013

New student bursary supports conservation (Clapp bursary) - 2013

The big Bowater buyout - January 2013

Work begins on proposed community forest Part 1 - January 22, 2013

Work begins on proposed community forest Part 2 - January 22, 2013

Creating Markets and Awarness for Sustainable Forestry - January 29, 2013

Conservation through rug hooking - February 2013

Community forest taking root - February 5, 2013

Wild about wildcats - March 5, 2013

Natures Pharmacy - March 17, 2013

Governer's tour - May 21, 2013

Managing your woodlot for the future Worshop - June 11, 2013

Only twenty-one are left Part 1 - June 25, 2013

Only twenty-one are left Part 2 - June 25, 2013

Keji earns national conservation honour - June 25, 2013

Nova Scotia to Protect New Species at Risk - July 16, 2013

Restoring an ecosystem - August 6, 2013

Loon rescuers Part 1 - August 6, 2013 

Loon rescuers Part 2 - August 6, 2013

Officially protected Part 1 - August 6, 2013

Officially protected Part 2 - August 6, 2013

Community forest plans - August 20, 2013

Celebrating our woodlots: Woodland Owner of the Year Day - October 1, 2013

A Woodland festival in a "truly remarkable woodlot" Part 1 - October 15, 2013

A Woodlant festival in a "truly remarkable woodlot" Part 2 - October 15, 2013

Enlichening tale on old forest air quality - October 26, 2013

 

2012

Forest stewards on tour - 2012

Things that go flap in the night (Flying squirrel) - March 7, 2012

MTRI partners with 1% for the Planet - June 5, 2012

Province urged to buy back forests - August 27, 2012

North Queens couple named woodlot owners of the year - September 25, 2012

A turtle for Chrismas - December 4, 2012

NS opens door to community forest - December 11, 2012

What's in a number ? - December 11, 2012

Overwhelming support for buying Bowater lands Part 1 - December 11, 2012

Overwhelming support for buying Bowater lands Part 2 - December 11, 2012

 

2011

Huddling on a beach long after dark - 2011

Workshop on wildlife, woodlots and forest heath Part 1 - April 5, 2011

Workshop on wildlife, woodlots and forest heath Part 2 - April 5, 2011

Five years and thousand of plants Part 1 - June 7, 2011

Five years and thousand of plants Part 2 - June 7, 2011

The futur has landed in Kempt, Queens County Part 1 - October 25, 2011

The futur has landed in Kempt, Queens County Part 2 - October 25, 2011

MTRI shows off expanded facility Part 1 - October 25, 2011

MTRI shows off expanded facility Part 2 - October 25, 2011

MTRI shows off expanded facility Part 3 - October 25, 2011

MTRI shows off expanded facility Part 4 - October 25, 2011

 

2010

MTRI gets $150,000 - 2010

Rare, endangered lichens found on super tree in Richmond Country - January 14, 2010

Rare lichen found in local forest - January 20, 2010

Rare forest gem found in Cape Breton - January 20, 2010

MTRI surveying rare lichen Part 1 - January 26, 2010 

MTRI surveying rare lichen Part 2 - January 26, 2010 

Minister's vist to MTRI - January 26, 2010

Sterling Belliveau comes to visit - January 26, 2010

Mapping forests at MRTI - March 2, 2010

Salamanders and Bear Falls - April 6, 2010

MTRI looking to expand Part 1 - April 13, 2010

MTRI looking to expand Part 2 - April 13, 2010

New librairies and mores Salamaders - April 13, 2010

Keji Burn - April 27, 2010

Earth Day at Wildcat - May 4, 2010

Coyote Day - May 11, 2010

MTRI granted research funds - May 25, 2010

Annual BBQ brings together fans of MTRI - June 2010

Cape Breton lichen lifeline - June, 2010

Clean air funding announced in Liverpool - June 1, 2010

Forest Stewardship Council - June 29, 2010

Research helps baby turtles - August 15, 2010

MTRI nets $ 125,00 in funding announcement - October 26, 2010

MTRI holding Woodland Demonstration Day - November 10, 2010

 

2009

Organic food production hotly debated - 2009

In Queens County, the woods are alive with people - 2009

In Kempt, the day of the black bear - 2009 

A change in the management of forest - 2009

MTRI Butterfly Garden - Spring 2009

Mersey Tobeatic Research Institute - Spring, 2009

A Kempt bear hug - March 31, 2009

Identified learning - March 31, 2009

Lakes, loons and water quality - April 28, 2009

Tough times for Keji fish - September 8, 2009

Empower youth retreat held at Keji - October 13, 2009

A day on firewood and restoring the forest - November 24, 2009

Wood Education - December 8, 2009

 

2008

Important fishery in the heart of Queens County - 2008

Tower donation - 2008

Remarkable world of lichens - Febuary 12, 2008

Queens mill owners battling market storm - March 4, 2008

Freeman mill in Greenfield weathers storm - March 11, 2008 

Moose Day in Kempt - March 18, 2008

A Kempt bear hug - March 31, 2008

Earth Day projects protects loons - April 29, 2008

MTRI - A cause to believe in - May 6, 2008

The rural classroom - May 15, 2008

Once a biologist, always a biologist - June 10, 2008

Scientist find rare, endangered lichen in wilds of South Shore - July 15, 2008

Butterfly club lends monarch a helping plant - August 5, 2008

Monarch butterflies considered at risk Part 1 - August 7, 2008

Monarch butterflies considered at risk Part 2 - August 7, 2008

Into the Tobeatic wilderness - November 25, 2008

Research institute supporters - November 25, 2008

Volunteers Changing the face of Southwest Nova Scotia - December 9, 2008

Year in review Part 1 - December 30, 2008

Year in review Part 2 - December 30, 2008 

 

2007

Brook trout under threat from aquatic invaders - 2007

Institue recieves invasive species funding - 2007

Research Institute wants local ice observers - 2007

Rare squirrels being studied - February 21, 2007

Naturalist members visit old forest - May, 2007

Revisiting an ancient water route - July 10, 2007

The wilderness next door - July 17, 2007

Climate change - August 28, 2007

Institute partners with woodlot owners - November 2007

Learning from forest at Windhorse Farm - November 20, 2007

 

2006

Intruder Alert - 2006

Water study - 2006

New institue boosts water research - January 2006

A great idea takes shape in North Queens - Febuary 15, 2006

Endangered lichen on the South Shore - March 7, 2006

Mersey institute reaches milestones - July 18, 2006

Scientifists bio-blitz North Queens - August 1, 2006

CARP settling into new home - August 24, 2006

Loon watch program wants volunteers - September 12, 2006

Project to address invasive fish - October 24, 2006

Woodlot Demonstration - November 7, 2006

Reseach center plans open house - December 12, 2006

 

2005

Research institute plans local projects - January 26, 2005

Local research institute launches seminar series - July 6, 2005

Research Institute to host open house - December 14, 2005

Research institute to probe laker and rivers - September 21, 2005