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

Repel Invaders: Remove and eradicate invasive species


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.

1% For The Planet Partner

Sign-up for free membership:

News & Events
March 26th at 11am at Kejimkujik's Visit... more »
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 »

Help support MTRI!

You can donate via Paypal, just enter an amount and click the donate button - thank you.

Backyard Biodiversity

Backyard Biodiversity

Learn more here!

En français

Repel Invaders 

When it comes to non-native plants, invasive species do exactly what their name says: they slowly invade, multiplying across the soil as it spreads. In many cases they can choke out native species completely. Not only do invasive plants diminish the biodiversity of the plants on your property, but many associated animals lose their food sources and habitat when native plants disappear.


Things you can do:



Repousser les envahisseurs

Lorsqu’il s’agit de plantes non-indigènes, les espèces invasives font exactement ce que leur nom laisse entendre : elles envahissent et s’étendent lentement, en se multipliant sur le sol. Elles peuvent souvent étouffer complètement les espèces indigènes. Les plantes invasives ne diminuent pas seulement la biodiversité végétale de vos jardins, mais privent aussi de nombreux animaux de leur nourriture et habitat, lorsque les plantes indigènes disparaissent.


Ce que vous pouvez faire: