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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Here are a few photos from MTRI's storied past. Let us know if you have taken a photo that you'd like to see included in our galleries - we'd be happy to put it online for you!

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Spreading the good word about the cooperative
This volunteer was coring a 350+ year old hemlock tree
The latest fashion in bug wear!
Spreading the good word about the cooperative




Studying Carbon in a Clearcut


A conservation officer from DNR shows the crowd how their mechanical moose, \\\\
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