Call for Nominations – 5th Annual Beth McLaughlin Environmental Journalism Award

It's that time of the year again!  The Conservation Council of New Brunswick is pleased to announce nominations are open for our 5th annual Beth McLaughlin Environmental Journalism Award,  presented annually in recognition of in-depth and thoughtful … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations – 5th Annual Beth McLaughlin Environmental Journalism Award

It's that time of the year again! The Conservation Council of New Brunswick is pleased to announce nominations are open for our 5th annual Beth McLaughlin Environmental Journalism Award,  presented annually in recognition of in-depth and thoughtful … [Read more...]

WATER MUSIC:  FOR THE FUTURE OF THE BAY OF FUNDY at the UNB Art Centre

World Water Day is an initiative of the United Nations to bring awareness to the importance of water resources and their sustainable management.  Since its inception in 1993, the project has gathered momentum and participants from all over the world, … [Read more...]

EcoNews — Music for the Bay of Fundy, myth busting small nuclear reactors, and having your say on glyphosate spraying

In this edition of EcoNews, we invite you celebrate World Water Day in style at an upcoming benefit concert for our Fundy Baykeeper; we share the exciting news of a conference we're co-sponsoring this fall to look at the past and future of … [Read more...]

Lack of political will by consecutive governments holds climate action hostage: Comeau

New Brunswick's first solar farm, outside of Sussex, N.B. A lack of political will by consecutive provincial governments is holding back New Brunswick’s civil servants from taking stronger action on climate change, says Conservation Council … [Read more...]

No excuse for missing electric vehicle target: Corbett

In Hampton, a row of electric cars were parked with drivers ready to answer questions. After three years of waiting and no provincial incentives for New Brunswickers looking to purchase electric vehicles, the Conservation Council’s Executive … [Read more...]

A piece of N.B.’s carbon pollution revenue “should go back into essential programing”: Corbett

The Conservation Council’s Executive Director, Lois Corbett, recommends that a portion of the carbon revenue should be used to improve essential services that help keep citizens safe from the impacts of climate change. “We’ve got a lot of work to … [Read more...]

“The proof will be in the legislative change”: Corbett on latest changes to forestry management

"The proof will be in the legislative change." This was what the Conservation Council’s Executive Director, Lois Corbett, and Rick Doucett, President of the New Brunswick Federation of Woodlot Owners, had to say about the province’s move to freeze … [Read more...]

Corbett revisits some N.B.’s top environment stories of 2019   

With the beginning of the New Year — better yet, a new decade — comes the chance to look back at the past 12 months, take stock of our successes and failures, and make a commitment to do better – especially when it comes to safeguarding the quality … [Read more...]

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