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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Second Annual MTRI Science Conference

The second annual MTRI Science Conference took place on November 1st 2013 at the NSCC Lunenburg Campus in Bridgewater. The conference focused on research, monitoring and management of the Southwest Nova Biosphere Reserve. 

Over 90 people attended the conference, including academics, members of the public, and people from ENGOs, government and industry. There were 11 oral presentaions, 12 poster presentations, group discussions and break-out groups.


The abstracts for both oral and poster presentations can be found here: 2013 Abstracts

To view the oral and poster presentations, select the appropriate link in the conference schedule

Conference discussion notes are availble here: 2013 Discussion Notes

The 2013 list of attendees is available for here: list of attendees