On World Water Day, let’s turn to nature for solutions

Happy World Water Day! From the water crises in Cape Town, South Africa and Flint, Michigan to the countless drinking water advisories in First Nations across Canada, this 25th World Water Day looks different for the millions of communities across … [Read more...]

On World Water Day, and every day, we need an economy that puts water protection first

The Nashwaak watershed is a vibrant network of rivers, streams and tributaries flowing 110 kilometres across central New Brunswick, from the Upper Nashwaak Lake below Juniper to the St. John River in Fredericton. For generations, families living in … [Read more...]

Corbett welcomes “breakthrough” budget, $1.3B for conservation

Our Executive Director, Lois Corbett, told the New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal that the federal government's 2018-19 budget is a “breakthrough for whales, wildlife and water.” Corbett said the government’s investment of $1.3 billion to protect … [Read more...]

Climate change causing dramatic shift in Bay of Fundy fisheries

Fishermen, scientists, and those living and working along the Bay of Fundy and Gulf of Maine, like our own Fundy Baykeeper, say climate change and rising ocean temperatures are already having a pronounced impact on the fisheries so critical to the … [Read more...]

EcoNews — A banner budget for whales, wildlife and water

In this edition of EcoNews, we bring you our reaction to the federal budget’s historic investment to protect nature; we tell you why the regulations to phase out coal in Canada will mean even greater opportunities for New Brunswick’’s renewable … [Read more...]

A breakthrough budget for whales, wildlife and water

FREDERICTON — Lois Corbett, Executive Director, issued the following statement with respect to the federal government’s 2018-19 Budget, which included an unprecedented $1.3 billion commitment over five years for protecting land and endangered … [Read more...]

EcoNews — Five things to love on Valentine’s Day

In this edition of EcoNews, we bring you a feel-good list of five things we just know you'll love on this Valentine's Day — from celebrating a big win for our ocean and coastlines to giving you the chance to write your love letter to nature in New … [Read more...]

Top marks to Fisheries Act changes: Corbett

Our Executive Director, Lois Corbett, joined conservation and environmental groups clear across the country in welcoming proposed changes to Canada’s Fisheries Act. In articles published in the New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal and CBC New … [Read more...]

Good news for the Bay of Fundy: statement on new Fisheries Act

Attention New Editors: Lois Corbett, Executive Director, and Matt Abbott, the Fundy Baykeeper. issued the following statement with respect to the introduction of the new national Fisheries Act. "The new law that protects Canada’s fisheries and … [Read more...]

World Wetlands Day: keep your feet dry with our virtual tour!

Bog. Fen. Swamp. Marsh. These words may conjure up images of stagnant and muddy water, but the truth is these different types of wetlands can be beautiful, peaceful, and full of life. They are also critical for the health of New Brunswick’s … [Read more...]