Media Releases

“New Brunswick needs to dramatically up its game” — Corbett on draft report to protect water

Attention News Editors: Lois Corbett, Executive Director of the Conservation Council of New Brunswick, issued the following statement about the Department of Environment and Local Government’s draft discussion document, A Water Strategy for New … [Read more...]

Environment and Climate Change Canada Reluctant to Enforce Regulations against Aquaculture Operators

For Immediate Release - Sept. 26, 2017 Environment and Climate Change Canada Reluctant to Enforce Regulations against Aquaculture Operators K’JIPUKTUK/HALIFAX — A retired Environment Canada employee and conservation and environmental law … [Read more...]

The way we manage our forest is outdated: experts

Today, the Conservation Council is releasing a  forest report card that draws attention to the need for modern forestry laws in New Brunswick. Executive summaries are available in English and French. Thirty people, including forest scientists … [Read more...]

Conservation Council statement on release of 2017 Ice Storm Review

Lois Corbett, Executive Director of the Conservation Council, today issued the following statement: “The Clerk of the Executive Council’s review of the January 2017 Ice Storm, released today, shines a spotlight on just what more works need to … [Read more...]

Indigenous communities, advocacy groups at the Canadian Energy & Mines Ministers Conference: “No Clean Growth without Clean Mining”

Indigenous communities, advocacy groups at the Canadian Energy & Mines Ministers Conference: “No Clean Growth without Clean Mining” St. Andrews (N.B.), 14 August 2017 — As Energy & Mines Ministers from across Canada meet today under the … [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...]

First-ever Canada Beach Report released

June 27, 2017, TORONTO — How much you know about water quality at your local beach depends on where you live in Canada, reveals the Canada Beach Report, a new report on the state of recreational water quality monitoring across the country released … [Read more...]

Conservation Council reacts to Auditor General’s report on climate action in N.B.

The Auditor General of New Brunswick, Kim MacPherson, has delivered a substantive review of the province’s climate change plan and what is needed to turn policy intentions into on-the-ground work to protect homes and communities from what she says … [Read more...]

Fundy Baykeeper receives Atlantic Salmon Federation’s top honour

ASF selects Matt Abbott, Fundy Baykeeper, as T.B. ‘Happy’ Fraser recipient ST. ANDREWS – The Fundy Baykeeper, a program of the Conservation Council of New Brunswick, has been selected to receive the T.B. ‘Happy’ Fraser award by the Atlantic Salmon … [Read more...]

Conservation Council welcomes investments to protect health of people and ecosystem at Parlee Beach

  Fredericton, May 5, 2017 — Today, the provincial government announced infrastructure investments and restrictions on new development specific to the Parlee Beach area. Lois Corbett, Executive Director of the Conservation Council of New … [Read more...]

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