Concerned citizens show support for an end to herbicide spraying near Petitcodiac

In a show of support for an end to herbicide spraying on Crown land near Petitcodiac, roughly 25 people gathered outside the Petitcodiac village office on Tuesday, Aug. 15, where a meeting was scheduled between the village council and J.D. Irving … [Read more...]

EcoNews — Where our forest is being sprayed this summer

In this edition of EcoNews, we show you where our forest is being sprayed this summer with a breakdown of herbicide spray hotspots near popular N.B. lakes and which forestry companies are doing the most spraying; we make it easy for you to join New … [Read more...]

Event: Protecting the Nashwaak from a mine’s tailings

One of the world’s largest tailing dams is proposed to be constructed in the upper Nashwaak River Valley as part of the proposed Sisson mine operation. With catastrophic mine waste spills on the rise and the fact that the Sisson mine’s permitting … [Read more...]

EcoNews — What you need to know about blue-green algae this summer

In this edition of EcoNews, we bring you our primer on blue-green algae after the Department of Health issued an advisory for Nashwaak Lake earlier this week; we update you on the latest news regarding the tragic deaths of north Atlantic right whales … [Read more...]

Mayors who preserve wetlands save big bucks, study finds

A new report says Canada’s cities and towns should leave wetlands intact if they want to save money when it comes to damages brought on by flooding linked to climate change. As we already know, wetlands, including our bug-ridden bogs, marshes and … [Read more...]

Conservation Council spreading the power of pollinators

The Conservation Council’s recent effort to help teach New Brunswick kids about the power of pollinators was highlighted in a Telegraph-Journal story, published July 23, focused on pollinator education events and activities happening around the … [Read more...]

EcoNews – Seven dead right whales devastating blow: expert

In this edition of EcoNews, we look at the call for swift action in the Gulf of St. Lawrence region in the wake of an unprecedented die-off of north Atlantic right whales and the tragic loss of a veteran fisher and whale rescue team member; we … [Read more...]

Free screening of Water Warriors tonight

In 2013, a multicultural group of concerned citizens led by members of the Mi’kmaq Elsipogtog First Nation joined together to stop Texas-based SWN Resources from conducting shale gas seismic testing in Kent County, N.B. Now four years later, we have … [Read more...]

Beautifying the Dragonfly Centre for Austism

Our Learning Outside Coordinator, Nadine Ives, and a couple of our new summer interns were in beautiful St. Andrews this week helping the summer campers at the Dragonfly Centre for Autism  plant their brand-new pollinator garden. Everyone was all … [Read more...]

EcoNews — Your Canada Day, hit the beach edition

In this Canada Day edition of EcoNews, we get you ready to beat the heat and hit the beach with stories about: the first-ever Canada Beach Report and what it tells us about the health of our cherished waterways; our take on the Auditor General's … [Read more...]

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