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...]

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...]

EcoNews — Smart stewardship, help for whales, and a big ‘thank you!’

In this edition of EcoNews, we bring you a great story about conservation in action from the Gulf of Maine and Bay of Fundy; we give you our reaction to and analysis of the long-awaited New Brunswick water protection strategy, and then our less … [Read more...]

Conservation Council’s recommendations for a strong water strategy

The Conservation Council has submitted comments on the Department of Environment and Local Government’s draft water strategy, A Water Strategy for New Brunswick 2018-2028. Following the release of the draft water strategy, we created a free … [Read more...]

EcoNews — Strong water protection & a glyphosate-free forest

In this edition of EcoNews, we make it easy for you to have your say on a strong, comprehensive water protection strategy for New Brunswick just before the upcoming deadline for public comments; we share an interview with a retired government … [Read more...]

Read the debate over the motion on glyphosate spraying in NB

On Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017, elected officials in New Brunswick's Legislative Assembly debated a motion about the spraying of glyphosate-based herbicides in the province's Crown forest. The motion, brought forward by Gagetown-Petitcodiac MLA Ross … [Read more...]

New book features Upper Miramichi’s dream for a community forest

“Deep in the heart of the New Brunswick forest in a place where a mighty river flows is a dream of a community forest,” opens the chapter by the Conservation Council’s Tracy Glynn about the efforts by Upper Miramichi residents in a new book on … [Read more...]

Dr. Vrain talks longterm health impacts of glyphosate with CBC

Dr. Thierry Vrain, a molecular biologist and retired federal government research scientist, wrapped up his week of public presentations about glyphosate spraying in New Brunswick by talking about the controversial herbicide with CBC Information … [Read more...]

Have you sent your #stopspraying letter yet?

The letters are working! MLAs Ross Wetmore and Jeff Carr talked about glyphosate spraying at the Legislature last week, and today, our elected officials debated a motion concerning herbicide spraying in the Legislative Assembly. Let's keep the … [Read more...]