Comfort, shiny rooftops, and inspiration: My trip on the NB EcoHomes tour

This past weekend I had the chance to attend the first-ever Passport to a Low Carbon Future EcoHomes Tour. Presented by the Conservation Council and the Saint John chapter of the Council of Canadians, this event was a self-guided tour of 12 homes … [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...]

EcoNews – The curious claw of #PepsiLobster

In this edition of EcoNews, we bring you the story of the '#PepsiLobster' caught off Grand Manan and what our Fundy Baykeeper says it means about the state of coastal waters in NB and abroad; we make it easy for you to spread the true spirit of the … [Read more...]

Send us a picture of your local pumpkin masterpiece!

Every year hundreds of NBers try to carve the spookiest Jack-O’-Lanterns possible. This Halloween, why not use your family’s pumpkin-carving tradition as an opportunity to give local farmers a much-appreciated show of support? If 10 per cent of New … [Read more...]

From farm to fork: a food policy for Canada

Everyday we make choices about food that directly impact our health, our environment, and our communities. Last week, the federal government announced it is launching an online public survey to inform the development of a national food policy. … [Read more...]

EcoNews — Trump or Turnip?

In this week’s edition of EcoNews we invite you to learn more about how Marine Protected Areas can promote sustainable coastal economies and thriving habitats for wildlife, bring you our initial reaction to U.S. President Donald Trump's Paris Accord … [Read more...]

EcoNews — A top honour for the Fundy Baykeeper

In this edition of EcoNews, we invite you to join us in congratulating our Fundy Baykeeper, Matt Abbott, who last night was awarded the Atlantic Salmon Federation's top honour. We also have the latest news on Parlee Beach pollution, our first take on … [Read more...]

Spring is in the air! Help Mom plant a Pollinator Garden this Mother’s Day

Spring is here, and that means it’s time for New Brunswick’s pollinators to begin buzzing about! If you are looking for an extra special gift for mom this Mother’s Day, consider planting her a pollinator garden. Not only will you be giving mom a gift … [Read more...]

Your EcoNews – fugitive methane exposed, fun for data junkies, and a serenade to salt water

In this edition of EcoNews, we bring you our recommendations for the federal government's Clean Fuel Standard proposal, share a new report that’s challenging the use of fracked gas as a ‘clean’ transition fuel, dig into the latest greenhouse gas … [Read more...]

New Brunswick microbrew wins big at world’s top cider competition

 A Fredericton microbrewery is now among the most acclaimed cider producers in the world. Red Rover Craft Cider won two awards, including a coveted top prize, at the Great Lakes International Cider and Perry Competition (GLINTCAP) this month, the … [Read more...]