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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Species at Risk Stewardship

Background

The Southwest Nova Biosphere Reserve (SNBR) is home to approximately 80% of the more than 65 Species at Risk (SAR) that live in Nova Scotia. SAR stewardship biologists, ecologists and Resource Management Officers from Acadia, Kejimkujik, and MTRI have partnered with other NGOs, First Nations, schools, community groups, industry and all levels of government to help recover the SAR that live in this special region. Their work is to learn about species at risk in the SNBR, share their knowledge with the public and engage and empower interested families and communities in hands-on recovery actions for these species and the habitats that they depend on.

 

Objectives

  • To increase awareness and understanding within the general public about species at risk in the SNBR and generate sighting reports.

 

Methods

 

2014 Results

 Photo Credits: Megan Crowley

 

2013 Results

Photo Credit: Eric LeBel

 

Years of Data

 

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