Mersey Tobeatic Research Institute

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Woodlot Stewardship Program

Staff Contact: Jane Barker, Abby Lewis

FSC is an internationally recognized certification and labeling system that guarantees that the forest products you purchase come from responsibly managed forests. Forests are certified against a set of strict environmental and social standards, and fibre from certified forests is tracked all the way to the consumer.

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Monarch Butterfly

The Monarch Butterfly migrates 5000km+ every year from its wintering grounds in Mexico to its summering grounds in the US and Canada. Monarchs are considered an endangered species in Nova Scotia, and their population has been on the decline for decades; there are many contributing factors for this, most notably the widespread use of pesticides in land management, as well as the destruction of their habitat.

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