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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MTRI has a diversity of projects on the go simultaneously. From Species at Risk research to aquatic connectivity, old forests, our human dimensions and youth outreach, we conduct a variety of short term projects and continuing programs here in the biosphere. Our researchers are from universities, colleges, government, and community groups, as well as our own staff. Volunteers, students and staff collaborate to conduct solid science, grounded in community and management needs. Take a tour to find out what we've done, and what we can do!

Keep an eye on our Facebook page during the summer to see weekly updates on work going on around the office and in the field!