Conservation Council’s recommendations for a strong water strategy

The Conservation Council has submitted comments on the Department of Environment and Local Government’s draft water strategy, A Water Strategy for New Brunswick 2018-2028. Following the release of the draft water strategy, we created a free … [Read more...]

Have your say on a water protection strategy for NB!

In 2016, the provincial government announced it would develop a water strategy that would update New Brunswick’s outdated way of protecting water. The draft, A Water Protection Strategy for New Brunswick 2018-2028, has now been released, and the … [Read more...]

Protect what is close to you, on World Rivers Day

To mark this year's World Rivers Day (Sept. 24), people across the globe are joining together to celebrate our marvelous rivers. Often compared to arteries or highways, rivers are essential to the livelihood of communities. It is no doubt that on … [Read more...]

Join us at the ‘Green Rights’ Film Screening with Silver Donald Cameron

Air, water, food – these are the sources of life. Without them, we die. And in most nations –more than 180 nations, in fact – citizens are legally entitled to these essential elements of life. But not in Canada or the United States. You are … [Read more...]

Climate change has no borders: Conservation Council attends 24th CEC meeting

On June 26, the Conservation Council’s Executive Director, Lois Corbett took a trip to Charlottetown, P.E.I., with Freshwater Intern Kaleigh Holder and Summer Student Coordinator Jimy Beltran, to attend the 24th Council Session of the Commission for … [Read more...]

Swim Guide launches third version of water quality app

(FREDERICTON) -- Getting ready for beach time in New Brunswick? Before you go, download the brand-new version of the Swim Guide app. With over a million users worldwide, the popular (and free!) application gives beachgoers access to the latest … [Read more...]

Conservation Council partners with Swim Guide to ensure easy access to water quality information

Do you find yourself wondering if your favourite beach is safe for swimming? The Conservation Council has teamed up with Swim Guide, a free app with water quality information for 7,000 beaches worldwide, to help people find safe places to swim in New … [Read more...]

New Brunswick watersheds are at risk, new WWF-Canada study shows

A four-year assessment of Canada’s freshwater resources, completed by World Wildlife Fund-Canada (WWF-Canada), has found all of Canada’s freshwater watersheds are ‘under tremendous stress,’ including the Saint John-St.Croix and Maritime Coastal … [Read more...]

Help celebrate and protect the Bay of Fundy!

The Bay of Fundy is a true natural treasure; home to the largest tides in the world and renowned for its biological diversity that has supported vibrant communities of people and animals for thousands of years — but the Bay is currently facing a … [Read more...]

Greenhouse gas emission data released for 2015

We have good news for all of you data junkies! On April 13, Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) released its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions data for 2015. The data details GHG pollution trends and emissions reported from industrial … [Read more...]