Edmundston first city in N.B. to declare climate emergency

Edmundston has become the first municipality in New Brunswick to declare a climate emergency, CBC News reports. The northern New Brunswick city joins Halifax, Vancouver and several communities in Quebec in adopting a declaration to fight climate … [Read more...]

Last chance to have your say to feds on Sisson Mine proposal

New Brunswickers have one final opportunity to tell the federal government their concerns about the Sisson Mine proposed in the pristine Nashwaak River watershed. The group of companies behind the mine, the Sisson Partnership, is in the process of … [Read more...]

Conservation Council questions Premier Higgs’ speaking role at pro-pipeline rally in Saskatchewan

The Conservation Council of New Brunswick issued the following statement in response to Premier Blaine Higgs’ planned participation in a pro-pipeline rally in Saskatchewan this weekend. “We are deeply disappointed to learn that New Brunswick … [Read more...]

On our 50th year, a special World Wetlands Day

Tomorrow is World Wetlands Day (Feb. 2 ), and this year, it’s a particularly special milestone for us at the Conservation Council. Why? Two reasons. This year — 2019 — marks your Conservation Council’s 50th anniversary as New Brunswick’s … [Read more...]

Who’s your Eco-Hero? Snap a music video and win $1,000!

Are you a nature-lover with an eye for video editing? Are you proud of all the great work happening in your community to help move New Brunswick toward a green economy? Then this contest is for you! New Brunswick has many champions for rural, … [Read more...]

Fundy Baykeeper to speak at CBC Land and Sea event

Our Fundy Baykeeper, Matt Abbott, will talk about the impact plastic pollution is having on our beautiful Bay of Fundy as a panelist at CBC Land and Sea’s Waves of Change public screening event and discussion on Monday, Feb. 4 in Fredericton. This … [Read more...]

Fracking in 2018: Another year of pretending to make money

January is a popular time for reviewing the previous year to see where we are now. Since I write about the shale gas industry and global warming, let me share some annual reports from both, along with some commentary. Fracking in 2018: Another … [Read more...]

Make your year-end donation today

Give today. Get back come tax time. The Conservation Council of New Brunswick is our province’s leading advocate for environmental protection. Donations from people like you are our major source of funding, and these donations protect our … [Read more...]

Say no to shale gas in N.B. — send your letter today!

We need to speak up for the health and safety of New Brunswickers. 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 … [Read more...]

Green Party Leader to introduce resolution to ban herbicide spraying in NB forest

Today David Coon, Fredericton-South MLA and leader of the Green Party of New Brunswick, filed a notice of motion in the New Brunswick Legislative Assembly that he will introduce a resolution to ban the spraying of glyphosate and other herbicides over … [Read more...]