Mersey Tobeatic Research Institute

Mersey Tobeatic Research Institute (MTRI)

  • Welcome to the Mersey Tobeatic Research Institute
  • Bats
    Recently, MTRI researchers conducted a visual survey of a larger maternity colony in southwest Nova Scotia. Last year when this site was surveyed, only 58 bats were documented.

Who We Are

MTRI is a non-profit co-operative with a mandate to promote, conserve and sustain biodiversity in Kespukwitk (southwestern Nova Scotia) and beyond. Our vision is prosperous communities where forests and aquatic ecosystems are healthy, connected and where species are not at risk.


Learn More

We're still putting the finishing touches on our new website! If you are looking for current staff and projects, continure on this page. If you can't find what your'e looking for, please visit our old website in the meantime.

Featured Projects

Hemlock Woolly Adelgid
Monarch Butterfly
Blanding's Turtle