Moncton’s one-stop-shop for reusable everyday items

Ez Eco is a Moncton-based pop-up shop which specializes in replacing … [Read more...]

Statement on new Fisheries Act passing House of Commons

Attention News Editors: The Conservation Council’s Executive Director, Lois Corbett, issued the following statement with respect to Bill C-68, the proposed new Fisheries Act, passing in the House of Commons. “Today we are one step closer to … [Read more...]

More than 12,000 properties damaged during N.B.’s historic 2018 flood

It has been just over two weeks since the flood waters of the Saint John River retreated back to normal levels. The river was elevated from April 27 to May 18, affecting a total of 12,000 properties around the province and wreaking havoc on shoreline … [Read more...]

Speaker series: Challenging mines and clearcuts in New Brunswick

Find out why so many people are concerned about clearcuts, forest spraying and the Sisson open-pit mine proposed in the heart of the Nashwaak watershed from Ramona Nicholas and Tracy Glynn at the Abbey Café (546 Queen St., Fredericton) on Wednesday, … [Read more...]

Electric vehicle charging stations coming to some provincial parks

Our provincial parks will get a little greener this summer. NB Power and the Department of Tourism, Heritage and Culture recently announced the province’s electric vehicle charging network is expanding to include new stations at provincial parks … [Read more...]

St. John River flood: what you need to know so far

Water levels have reached record highs in southern New Brunswick as flooding along the St. John River continues to … [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...]

Breaking EcoNews — N.B.’s Climate Change Act

So, we have a Climate Change Act for New Brunswick — something your Conservation Council has said we’ve needed for years. Is it exactly what we had in mind (or even close)? No. But let’s start with the good. The new bill, introduced in the … [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...]