Dallas McQuarrie wins 2nd Annual Beth Mclaughlin Environmental Journalism Award

Dallas McQuarrie, a Kent County-based journalist who has written about forestry mismanagement, Aboriginal title claims, and other pressing environmental issues in New Brunswick, is this year’s first-place recipient of the Beth McLaughlin … [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...]

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...]

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...]

Remembering Ben Baldwin

Ben Baldwin will forever be remembered by many Miramichiers and New Brunswickers as the farmer who used his scientific knowledge to take on the polluters of Miramichi. Ben died peacefully at his home in Miramichi on July 7, 2017 at the age of … [Read more...]

Food Security takes center stage at the 14th annual National Student Food Summit

*Nick Saul, Co-founder and President and CEO of Community Food Centres Canada speaking to students Meal Exchange recently held its National Student Food Summit for the 14th year in a row. I was fortunate enough to attend the summit for the first … [Read more...]

EcoNews — Protect our shorelines and paddle the Musquash

In this edition of EcoNews,  our executive director Lois Corbett invites you, in the wake of World Oceans Day, to learn more about what a comprehensive set of coastal protection laws would look like for New Brunswick; we give you a glimpse at what … [Read more...]

Mark your calendars! Upcoming workshops!

Celebrate Canadian Environmental Week  (June 5-11) by joining us for our upcoming workshops on creating pollinator-friendly gardens and habitats. Learn about our local pollinators and how you can provide them with the food they need and create … [Read more...]

Join us for an Open House on Marine Protected Areas

The federal government wants to know what you think about Marine Protected Areas. The Government of Canada is taking the next step toward fulfilling its international commitment to protect five per cent of Canada's marine and coastal areas by … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations: Beth McLaughlin Environmental Journalism Award

The Beth McLaughlin Environmental Journalism award for outstanding reporting is presented annually to recognize and promote in-depth and thoughtful coverage of environmental issues in New Brunswick. By recognizing the best environmental reporting, … [Read more...]