EcoNews – Protecting water, petitions, wind power, & open-pit pollution

In this edition of EcoNews, we bring you the latest number of New Brunswickers calling for an end to the spraying of glyphosate-based herbicides in our forest (teaser: it's a big number); our Tracy Glynn talks to reporters about the need for modern … [Read more...]

CCNB Southeast chapter Buy Local Celebration

Everything tastes better with friends, family and fresh local ingredients! That's why we're inviting you to join us for the Conservation Council of New Brunswick Southeast Chapter's Buy Local Celebration, coming up on Sunday, Nov. 19. Enjoy a … [Read more...]

Class-action lawsuit underway against large open-pit mine in Quebec

 More than 200 residents who launched a class-action lawsuit against the operators of a large open-pit mine in Quebec are getting their day in the Quebec Superior Court. MiningWatch Canada reports that the class-action suit — representing roughly … [Read more...]

Another right whale found dead just as scientists warn species might not last 20 years

The devastating year for right whales continues. Another north Atlantic right whale has been found dead and decomposing off the coast of Massachusetts this week, reports the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), making it the 16th dead North … [Read more...]

EcoNews – Pulp mill pollution, pipelines, and water policy

In this edition of EcoNews, we look at Irving Pulp and Paper's intention to argue that pollution charges laid against it by the federal government last year are unconstitutional (sorry, come again?); we breathe a sigh of relief and look with hope … [Read more...]

Thank you for signing up!

Thank you for becoming a member of the Conservation Council of New Brunswick, a nonprofit organization made up of people of all ages and backgrounds who share a love of nature — in our backyards, our beautiful Acadian forest, our rivers, lakes and … [Read more...]

5 Days for the Forest 2017!

5 Days for the Forest is back this year to celebrate our forest in its fall glory with nature walks, art, music, film and TREEvia.  Hosted by the Conservation Council of New Brunswick, 5 Days for the Forest events will occur in Fredericton during … [Read more...]

EcoNews — Fantastic events to fill up your fall

Could it get any busier in September? This edition of EcoNews is all about fantastic events to fill up your fall. Check out all of our great 5 Days for the Forest festival activities coming up next week to showcase and celebrate New Brunswick's … [Read more...]

Proposed community-owned Wind Farm would power up to 7,000 Sackville homes

Proposed community-owned wind project would power up to 7,000 Sackville homes Residents in Sackville, N.B., want to build its first community-owned wind-farm that would power up to 7,000 homes in the area, and help reduce carbon pollutio. What … [Read more...]

Turn the page on Energy East and set our sights on clean energy construction jobs, says Corbett

Our Executive Director, Lois Corbett, told the New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal in a story published Sept. 9 that the promise of thousands of construction jobs for New Brunswickers isn't dead — it's just not in building pipelines. “I think if we … [Read more...]

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