Researchers and Groups to Tackle Blue-Green Algae in NB Lakes

Blue-green algae on a New Brunswick lake. Source: 2gnb.ca While a number of New Brunswick lakes have had persistent blue-green algae challenges, last summer we saw a spike in the number of lakes added to the Department of Health advisory list, … [Read more...]

EcoNews: Join the discussion on water protection

This week’s update is focused on water. We bring you news about an opportunity to have your say as the province begins crafting a water protection strategy. Learn how the fracking commission’s report challenged New Brunswickers to begin the clean … [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...]

CCNB responds to discussion paper for building provincial water protection strategy

CHSJ Radio in Saint John covered the release of the discussion paper to guide the development of a provincial water protection strategy on Tuesday, March 1. CHSJ reported that CCNB said Environment Minister Brian Kenny laid an excellent … [Read more...]

CCNB’s Stephanie Merrill comments on fracking commission report

Stephanie Merrill, Freshwater Protection Program coordinator at CCNB, spoke with media in response to the report from the New Brunswick Commission on Hydraulic Fracturing. Read our official statement, our press release and our commentary on the … [Read more...]

EcoNews: Throwing down the gauntlet

This update is all about throwing down the gauntlet for a clean energy economy, here in New Brunswick and abroad. Heads up — commission’s fracking report out tomorrow CCNB’s Stephanie Merrill and Lois Corbett will be briefed by officials with the … [Read more...]

Commission’s Fracking Report Shows Moratorium Remains Smartest Policy And Time Is Right To Begin New Brunswick’s Transition to Low-Carbon Economy

Commission’s Fracking Report Shows Moratorium Remains Smartest Policy And Time Is Right To Begin New Brunswick’s Transition to Low-Carbon Economy FREDERICTON — The report released today from the New Brunswick Commission on Hydraulic Fracturing … [Read more...]

Statement on Report From New Brunswick Commission on Hydraulic Fracturing

CCNB Statement on Report From New Brunswick Commission on Hydraulic Fracturing FREDERICTON — Lois Corbett,  Executive Director of the Conservation Council of New Brunswick, issued the following statement about the report released today by the New … [Read more...]

It sure feels like Groundhog Day

Today marks two calendar milestones — World Wetlands Day and Groundhog Day. Of course, for New Brunswickers who have been waiting eagerly for a comprehensive wetlands strategy these past six years, one of these milestones is more fitting of our … [Read more...]

Top 10 Moments for Our Environment in 2015

Here at Conserver House we’re experiencing above normal levels of the warm and fuzzies when thinking about the New Year. Why? Because 2015 opened the door for so many possibilities in the year ahead! Here’s our list of Top 10 environmental … [Read more...]

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