• You can’t go fishing in a dress

    On Father’s Day, our Communications Director Jon MacNeill recalls the first fishing trip with his daughter, Lainey.

    “You can’t go fishing in a dress,” I say as my seven-year-old daughter emerges from her bedroom in a frilly blue and white frock, tackle box in hand.

    She shoots me a cock-eyed look.

    “Says who?”

    You can’t go fishing in a dress
  • ‘None of these conditions have been met’: Conservation Council responds to Higgs’ government silent lifting of fracking moratorium in Sussex region

    In wake of closed-door cabinet decision to lift fracking moratorium regionally, Conservation Council hearkens back to independent commission’s report showing moratorium is smartest policy, reminds government conditions for lifting moratorium have not been met  With news breaking last night that Premier Blaine Higgs  and his Progressive Conservation government quietly lifted the fracking moratorium in the… [Continue Reading]

    ‘None of these conditions have been met’: Conservation Council responds to Higgs’ government silent lifting of fracking moratorium in Sussex region
  • Say no to shale gas in N.B. — send your letter today!

    Premier Blaine Higgs says his minority Progressive Conservative government will end the province-wide moratorium on hydraulic fracturing and allow the controversial and risky process in the Sussex region. And Premier Higgs wants to do it fast — before the New Year.

    Say no to shale gas in N.B. — send your letter today!
  • Great Trees and Great Authors coming to a town near you!

    Our Great Trees book is hitting the road! Authors Tracy Glynn and David Palmer are taking our new book, The Great Trees of New Brunswick, around the province this month and next. Get your Great Trees of New Brunswick, 2nd Edition today! Proceeds help us protect the land, air, water and forests that support us.… [Continue Reading]

    Great Trees and Great Authors coming to a town near you!
  • Nominate Your Eco-Hero! Deadline: July 31

    This year we’ve expanded the Milton F Gregg Awards in celebration of our 50th year of environmental action in New Brunswick. You can now nominate your Eco-Hero in one of 15 categories!

    Nominate Your Eco-Hero! Deadline: July 31

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You can’t go fishing in a dress

On Father’s Day, our Communications Director Jon MacNeill recalls the first fishing trip with his daughter, Lainey.

“You can’t go fishing in a dress,” I say as my seven-year-old daughter emerges from her bedroom in a frilly blue and white frock, tackle box in hand.

She shoots me a cock-eyed look.

“Says who?”

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