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...]

Cinema Politica Fredericton marks 10 years of film screenings that inspire social change

It's hard to believe Cinema Politica Fredericton will be 10 years old this September. It seems like only yesterday I remember being huddled in someone's dark basement, squished together on a couch with long-time friends and like-minded … [Read more...]

Watch The Great Trees of New Brunswick Book Teaser

What’s your great tree? It has been almost 30 years since the book, The Great Trees of New Brunswick, was published. We think it’s time to work on another collection that captures the essence and stories of more of our native trees. The … [Read more...]

A diverse forest is our best defence: CCNB’s Tracy Glynn on coming spruce budworm outbreak

The Conservation Council's forest program director, Tracy Glynn, was featured in a CBC story published on Oct. 4, on the subject of an imminent spruce budworm outbreak that scientists expect to hit in New Brunswick. "We've simplified our forest … [Read more...]