Mersey Tobeatic Research Institute (MTRI) : Institut de recherche du Mersey Tobeatic

MTRI - Projects - Forest


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's Forest Program

Since its inception, MTRI has been involved in helping communities that are rich in forest resources to understand the value of their woodlands, and the role that certification plays in ensuring woodlands are managed in an environmentally and socially responsible way.



The goals of MTRI’s Woodland Stewardship Program include collaborating with woodlot owners and partners all forestry sectors to identify tangible ways of achieving long-term forest health on private land by: