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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Backyard Biodiversity

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We have also produced a number of educational posters, including one depicting the tree lichens of Nova Scotia, a couple describing Species at Risk in Nova Scotia, old forests, trees, and one about invasive fish. We hope to produce a variety of other posters to make available to interested schools and individuals.  Click on a poster to see it in its full glory!



Call us to get a copy of our Old Forest poster, Acadian Forest poster, or Invasive Alien Species poster, and learn about these topics in our area! We sell the posters for $5 or give them to schools and non-profit groups.