New initiatives use science and Indigenous knowledge to engage children in history, culture and community

The Esgenoôpetitj Watershed Association’s work also shines light on traditional burial ground and unearths E. coli contamination in local stream Samantha Robichaud, Esgenoôpetitj Watershed Association's project manager, and her team are trying to … [Read more...]

After the flood: Former EMO director says proactive approach to natural disasters needed

Although the number of natural disasters is increasing, Ernest MacGillivray says government responses haven’t changed Ernest MacGillivray was director of the province’s emergency measures organization between 2003 and 2009. He was then director of … [Read more...]

Fourth entangled North Atlantic right whale spotted, new team undergoes training

Eight North Atlantic right whales have died in Canadian waters since early June Not pictured: Wolverine, a younger male, was found dead earlier this month. A fourth entangled North Atlantic right whale has been spotted near Magdalen Islands, the … [Read more...]

‘Heck of a big dam’: Lois Corbett on approval of Sissons mine dumping

Approved by the provincial government in 2015, the proposed Sisson mine still needs to meet 40 conditions before moving forward While the federal government recently approved a proposal by the Sisson Partnership to dump mine waste into two … [Read more...]

‘Pretty incredible’: annual Musquash Paddle highlights importance of preservation

Protection of the Musquash Estuary was nearly a decade in the making While the point of the annual Musquash Paddle is to celebrate it’s preservation, it’s also about getting people out on the water to enjoy the outdoors. Nearly 120 people … [Read more...]

Off Grid Ales taps into nature, not power lines

Harvey Station couple brew beer with solar panels and wind turbine Randy Rowe and his partner hope to expand the selection of beer Off Grid Ales sells. Deep in the woods near Harvey Station, five kilometres from the nearest power line, is Randy … [Read more...]

Great trees is a best seller!

Great trees of New Brunswick, authored by David Palmer and Tracy Glynn, is a best seller inside the province! Have you got your copy yet? It’s also been making headlines. The Kings County Record recently wrote about the newly-released … [Read more...]

Feds approve Sisson mine proposal to dump waste in Atlantic salmon habitat

  Image credit: Nashwaak Watershed Association The federal government has approved a multi-million proposal by the Sisson Partnership to dump mine waste into two fish-bearing brooks that feed the Nashwaak River. The proposed Sisson … [Read more...]

After the flood: deciding to stay

The 2018 flood did an estimated $154,000 worth of damage to Elaine Price’s Grand Lake house While some decided to leave Grand Lake after the floods, Elaine Price and her husband stayed Elaine Price describes herself as a country girl; she even … [Read more...]

‘That’s the cheapest way for the companies to do it’: MacNeill on clear cutting in New Brunswick

Clear cutting near Mount Carleton, where Bill Miller lives. With clear cutting a common practice in New Brunswick, some have had enough.  In protest, Bill Miller, a canoe builder who lives near Mount Carleton, has cancelled his famous … [Read more...]