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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 are nature's … [Read more...]

Wetlands work for us

Beaver. Blue heron. Marten. Toad. Every mom and dad in New Brunswick has a story about that magical moment their child saw one of these awe-inspiring creatures in the wild for the first time. Often, though, it's easy to forget about the leading … [Read more...]

Watershed groups in New Brunswick

Canadian Rivers Institute Conservation Council of New Brunswick Conseil de Gestion du Bassin Versant de la Rivière Restigouche Inc. Comité de gestion environnementale de la rivière Pokemouche Eastern Charlotte Waterways Inc Fredericton Area … [Read more...]

Atlantic Canadians think ocean protection can help grow the economy, says newly released polling 

        January 29, 2020 — Recently released polling reveals Atlantic Canadians recognize the ocean’s importance to Atlantic Canada’s economy while strongly supporting increased marine protection. The polling was … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

EcoNews — A heartfelt thank you, keeping an eye on committee, and some exciting news from Conserver House!

In this edition of EcoNews, we bring you our heartfelt thanks following our most successful year-end fundraising drive yet; we share details (what few are available, anyway) on the legislature's new committee studying glyphosate and other … [Read more...]

Keeping a close eye on new committee to study glyphosate

New Brunswickers were treated to a pretty rare sight in the dying days of 2019: a big debate in the legislature on whether to ban the herbicide glyphosate in the Crown forest. As a result, we have a new legislative committee charged with studying … [Read more...]

We need a plan for significant carbon pollution cuts first: Corbett on proposed iron processing plant

If New Brunswick wants to spend its limited carbon budget on Maritime Iron’s proposed iron processing plant, Lois Corbett, the Conservation Council's Executive Director, says the public will need to see a plan to cut emission levels from other large … [Read more...]

A fossil fuel by any other name: Corbett says wrong decade for oil and gas developments as Corridor rebrands and doubles down on Sussex-area fracking

Amid news that Corridor Resources rebranded itself and hired a new management team to pursue an exemption under New Brunswick’s fracking moratorium, the Conservation Council’s Executive Director, Lois Corbett, says this is simply not the decade for … [Read more...]

Job description: Executive Director

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Job Summary The Executive Director reports directly to the Board of Directors and specifically to the President of the Board.  Under the authority of the Board, the Executive Director assumes complete responsibility for the … [Read more...]

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