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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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
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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 »

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Backyard Biodiversity

Backyard Biodiversity

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Invasive Fish

MTRI has had several initiatives monitoring invasive fish in the SNBR (Chain Pickerel and Smallmouth Bass) since its inception. MTRI has placed signs at several public boat landings in the Mersey and Medway Rivers in an attempt to educate anglers of the dangers of introducing these species to local lakes. Recently MTRI has accumulated invasive fish records from various government and non-government agencies as well as local anglers and centralized them in a single database. Check out the map that was made from all of the reports we received.

Check out the Invasive Alien Species guidebook for more details on these and many other pesky critters.