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...]

New Brunswick watersheds are at risk, new WWF-Canada study shows

A four-year assessment of Canada’s freshwater resources, completed by World Wildlife Fund-Canada (WWF-Canada), has found all of Canada’s freshwater watersheds are ‘under tremendous stress,’ including the Saint John-St.Croix and Maritime Coastal … [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 report from Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans

FREDERICTON –The Conservation Council in collaboration with other 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 Standing … [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...]

No Habitat, No Fish – Groups launch petition to speed up the restoration of the Fisheries Act

As part of our ongoing efforts to improve environmental protection of Canada's fresh and saltwater, the Conservation Council is support a petition to restore habitat protections under the Fisheries Act. The Conservation Council has worked for … [Read more...]

CCNB signs onto letter calling for repeal of former government’s changes to Fisheries Act

The Conservation Council and our Fundy Baykeeper worked for months with a coalition of respected scientists and environmental lawyers to address changes made to the Fisheries Act by the former federal government. On Thursday, March 24 we supported … [Read more...]

Join in the discussion about water protection

The province is hosting open houses in several communities this month to get input from citizens on its draft discussion paper to build a provincial water protection strategy. We encourage citizens to attend and share your vision for strong water … [Read more...]

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