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

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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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Women in Forestry workshop - Sept. 29th!
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Women in Forestry workshop Sept. 29th

Join us in Chester Grant on September 29th for our 4th Women in Forestry workshop! This workshop aims to inspire all women about forests and enable confidence when managing or moving into a forestry-related career. Topics include Forest Ecosystem Classification tools, pre-treatment assessments, silviculture work, and Acadian forest ecology and restoration. This will also provide a great networking opportunity for participants. It is sure to be a enjoyable day in the forest. Registration required - still spaces left! Please email tarissa.holmes@merseytobeatic.ca or call (902) 682-2371 to register. Please see attached poster. Hope to see you there!

 

Lichen Workshop Sept. 23

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Bursary: Clapp Conservation Award

The Clapp Conservation Award honours the remarkable efforts of Diane and Harold Clapp, founding members and long-time volunteers who have led by example in building MTRI. The purpose of this award is to encourage and build youth capacity for conservation in southwestern Nova Scotia. 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. 

You can apply for the bursary until June 3rd 2017. Read all about last year's recipient here.


 

Video featuring quad-copter views of MTRI's rooftop and some fantastic blackflies

  


 

You can learn more about MTRI`s Butterfly Club by listening to this CBC Information Morning interview with Leah Veinot. 


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