Tune in for weekly conversations about our upcoming book, The Great Trees of New Brunswick, Volume 2

Retired New Brunswick forester David Palmer will be speaking on CBC’s Information Morning over the next few weeks to talk about our new edition of the book, The Great Trees of New Brunswick, Volume 2! Published in 1987 by the Canadian Forestry … [Read more...]

Herbicide spray season begins in New Brunswick

NB Power and the Canadian National Railway Company (CN) have released details of their respective herbicide spraying programs for summer 2018. In a notice printed in the New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal on Wednesday, June 20, CN says it will use … [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...]

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...]

EcoNews – Protecting water, petitions, wind power, & open-pit pollution

In this edition of EcoNews, we bring you the latest number of New Brunswickers calling for an end to the spraying of glyphosate-based herbicides in our forest (teaser: it's a big number); our Tracy Glynn talks to reporters about the need for modern … [Read more...]

Glynn urges new forest management model after federal report shows significant changes coming with climate change

Our Forest Campaign Director, Tracy Glynn, told the Canadian Press on Friday, Oct. 27 that New Brunswick should look at new models for managing our public forest in light of a new federal study investigating changes likely to occur in the Maritimes’ … [Read more...]

OMISTA Chews & Brews with Brent Mason: 5 Days for the Forest event

Local folk 'n roll musician and storyteller Brent Mason will play some tunes over tasty appetizers made with locally-sourced ingredients by Crowne Plaza chefs. A cash bar featuring local beer and ciders will also be available.  Tickets: $15/door. … [Read more...]

Indigenous communities, advocacy groups at the Canadian Energy & Mines Ministers Conference: “No Clean Growth without Clean Mining”

Indigenous communities, advocacy groups at the Canadian Energy & Mines Ministers Conference: “No Clean Growth without Clean Mining” St. Andrews (N.B.), 14 August 2017 — As Energy & Mines Ministers from across Canada meet today under the … [Read more...]

EcoNews — Where our forest is being sprayed this summer

In this edition of EcoNews, we show you where our forest is being sprayed this summer with a breakdown of herbicide spray hotspots near popular N.B. lakes and which forestry companies are doing the most spraying; we make it easy for you to join New … [Read more...]

Taking glyphosate out of forest is prudent move: Glynn

Tracy Glynn spoke with Global News New Brunswick for an evening news feature that ran on Thursday, June 29. The Conservation Council’s Forest Conservation Coordinator said it’s time to stop using herbicides in the Crown forest. “We know that … [Read more...]

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