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...]

It’s time for 21st Century forestry practices in N.B.: Glynn

Tracy Glynn, the Conservation Council’s Forest Conservation Coordinator, was featured in the top story of CBC New Brunswick’s evening news program on Wednesday, June 28, a feature about the widely-used herbicide glyphosate. In July, California … [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...]

Conservation Council’s Tracy Glynn wins Unsung Hero Community Award

Conservation Council Forest Coordinator Tracy Glynn has been awarded an Unsung Hero Community Award by the City of Fredericton in recognition of her work with the NB Media Co-op to support social and environmental justice here in New … [Read more...]