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...]

September EcoNews: All about spray, schools and salmon

In this edition of EcoNews, we show you which communities’ drinking water supply zones are being sprayed with glyphosate-based herbicides; bring you an update on Petitcodiac residents’ quest to end the controversial spraying in their region; give you … [Read more...]

Puget Sound on alert after Cooke Aquaculture salmon farm fails, releasing thousands

Puget Sound and its wild pacific salmon were put at risk last week when a net pen operated by Cooke Aquaculture that held more than 305,000 Atlantic salmon broke open near Cypress Island in Washington state. The company, like other salmon aquaculture … [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...]

Baykeeper win reflects strong tradition of environmental action in our Bay of Fundy

Our Fundy Baykeeper has been awarded the Atlantic Salmon Federation’s highest honour for outstanding contributions to the conservation of Atlantic Canada’s most iconic fish. The T.B. ‘Happy’ Fraser Award has been given since 1975 to an individual … [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...]

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 applauds Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans report on Fisheries Act

FREDERICTON –The Conservation Council, in collaboration with Canadian environmental organizations, wrote to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans on March 7, 2017, thanking the entire membership of the House of Commons … [Read more...]

EcoNews: Involving all NBers in growing the green economy

This update lets you know about a forthcoming avenue for all New Brunswickers to engage in the plan to address climate change and grow our low-carbon economy, an upcoming event to get out on the beautiful Hampton Marshes in May, a petition related to … [Read more...]

EcoNews: Moving forward with reconciliation

This update gives you a heads-up on an important public lecture taking place tomorrow in Fredericton, and brings you up to speed on the discussion surrounding water protection policy in New Brunswick, efforts to improve fisheries habitats and nuclear … [Read more...]