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Summer is such a wonderful time in Canada – warm weather and longer days mean more fun outdoor activities with the kids, weekends at the beach, BBQs and much more. It’s easy to see why Canadians sometimes forget to support their favorite causes … [Read more...]

#BeatPlasticPollution this World Environment Day

Today is World Environment Day. Established by the United Nations in 1974, this year’s theme is #BeatPlasticPollution, an important environmental challenge for communities in New Brunswick and across the planet. We have a plastic problem in … [Read more...]

Passport to a Low Carbon Future EcoHomes Tour

Have you wondered what you can do to lessen your home’s carbon footprint? Would you like to learn more about the options available to you and the practical steps you can take to make a real difference? Here is your chance to see what homeowners in … [Read more...]

Film screenings in June: 40th anniversary of Neal Livingston’s Budworks, plus 100 Short Stories

The Conservation Council is hosting a pair of film screenings with award-winning independent filmmaker Neal Livingston on June 12 and June 13, including the 40th anniversary screening of Budworks, a film about the controversial, decades-long budworm … [Read more...]

Bees are in trouble — here’s what you can do to help!

Bees are having a tough time filling their bellies this spring. This was the message we got from our New Brunswick beekeepers after many opened their hives to find 30 to 80 per cent of their colony hadn’t made it through the winter. Beekeepers … [Read more...]

Fundy Baykeeper blasts deliberate, illegal pesticide use in the Bay of Fundy

“I wish I was surprised.” That’s what our Fundy Baykeeper, Matt Abbott, told reporters after it was revealed in Saint John provincial court Tuesday that a St. George salmon farming company had deliberately used an illegal pesticide last … [Read more...]

As Moncton moves toward plastic bag ban, tell us what you’re doing to keep plastic pollution out of our oceans!

It’s true! According to CBC New Brunswick, when a local community group presented a petition calling for a ban at a public meeting earlier this month, the members of Moncton City council jumped on the opportunity, with one councillor calling it … [Read more...]

New study shows energy efficiency investments will create 25,000+ jobs in New Brunswick

The transition to an energy-efficient economy would create more than 25,000 full-time jobs in New Brunswick and increase the provincial GDP by $4.9 billion over the next 13 years, according to a new study from Dunsky Energy Consulting. The study, … [Read more...]

Lois Corbett appointed co-chair of federal government’s Just Transition Task Force for coal phase out

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 25 April 2018 OTTAWA —  The Conservation Council’s Executive Director, Lois Corbett, has been appointed by the federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change Canada, the Hon. Catherine McKenna, as the co-chair of the … [Read more...]

Call for nominations — 2018 Beth McLaughlin Environmental Journalism Award

The Conservation Council of New Brunswick is pleased to announce nominations are open for our 3rd annual Beth McLaughlin Environmental Journalism Award,  presented annually in recognition of in-depth and thoughtful coverage of environmental issues in … [Read more...]