• Wetlands work for us

    Bog. Fen. Swamp. Marsh.

    These words may bring to mind images of stagnant, slimy and muddy water — but the truth is these different types of wetlands are a huge part of what makes life in New Brunswick so great.

    Wetlands work for us
  • We’re growing!

    Join the province’s most trusted environmental organization and be a force for change!

    Do you have a passion for the natural world and protecting our environment?  Are you interested in advancing your career and learning from one of Canada’s leading environmental campaigners? If so, this position will be of interest to you!

    We’re growing!
  • Fresh tomatoes in January, anyone?

    New Brunswick PhD student’s ‘climate battery’ greenhouse grows fresh produce year-round The food we eat has a substantial impact on the environment, therefore sustainable food production is a fundamental aspect of addressing climate change. Eating locally grown food is a great way to support climate-smart agriculture, and to mitigate the environmentally-destructive impacts of large-scale food… [Continue Reading]

    Fresh tomatoes in January, anyone?
  • Celebrate 50 years of environmental action with our special anniversary edition of EcoAlert!

    With the Conservation Council of New Brunswick celebrating our 50th Anniversary, this special edition of EcoAlert Magazine rolls back the clock to shine a light on the many campaigns and landmark public policy victories achieved by the Conservation Council and its supporters since founding in the fall of 1969.

    Celebrate 50 years of environmental action with our special anniversary edition of EcoAlert!
  • Where our forest is being sprayed this summer

    The map showing where the forests will be sprayed with herbicides during summer 2019 is now available.

    Forestry companies spray large swaths of clearcuts with products containing glyphosate — a chemical linked to cancer and a slew of other health problems — beginning in August and continued through September.

    Where our forest is being sprayed this summer

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