EcoNews — Falling behind on climate action, helping you stand up for NB’s special natural spaces, and protecting the North Atlantic right whale in the months ahead

In this edition of EcoNews, we send the lovin' right back to our awesome supporters who made our year-end fundraising drive so successful; we bring you our reaction to the progress report released today on the provincial government's climate action … [Read more...]

Conservation Council of New Brunswick welcomes provincial climate change action plan progress report, calls for stronger implementation

Unceded and unsurrendered Wolastoqey/Mi'kmaq/Peskotomuhkati territory/Fredericton – The Conservation Council of New Brunswick welcomes today’s provincial progress report on climate action and calls for an immediate update and deepening of greenhouse … [Read more...]

NB Power files EIA for major restoration on the Skutik (St. Croix) River

Today, the Department of Environment and Local Government registered NB Power’s project to restore Salmon Falls on the Skutik (St. Croix) River by decommissioning and removing the Milltown Dam. "The removal of the Milltown Dam and restoration of … [Read more...]

Strengthened federal climate plan and 2030 targets require immediate revamp of provincial climate plan and NB Power’s 2020 Integrated Resource Plan

Click here for our letter-writing tool to help you tell Premier Higgs and Minister Holland you want an affordable, reliable, and sustainable electricity system in New Brunswick Unceded and unsurrendered Wolastoqey/Mi'kmaq/Peskotomuhkati … [Read more...]

NB Power plan to run coal, oil and natural gas plants until 2040 out of step with climate change reality

Public utility's newly-released Integrated Resource Plan fails to deliver affordable, renewable electricity and won't protect citizens from health and extreme weather impacts of climate change Unceded and unsurrendered … [Read more...]

An Atlantic Electricity Vision for an affordable, reliable, sustainable future

By: Louise Comeau, Stephen Thomas, Gurprasad Gurumurthy, Daniel Nunes of the Conservation Council of New Brunswick and Ecology Action Centre's Atlantic Electricity Vision Project Today, new wind and solar projects are the cheapest forms of … [Read more...]

It’s GivingTuesday. Feel Good With Your Donation to Our #BuildBackBetter Campaign

Today, you can help us hit our GivingTuesday goal of raising $2,000 for a better New Brunswick. This GivingTuesday, we’re counting on you to help energize the Conservation Council’s #BuildBackBetter campaign— our plan to ensure pandemic recovery in … [Read more...]

Think local. Support local. Buy local, this holiday season

FREDERICTON — The Conservation Council of New Brunswick is reminding moms and dads that they have a free, easy-to-use service right at their fingertips chock full of wonderful, local gifts that will make any recipient feel warm and fuzzy this holiday … [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...]

EcoNews — Chock full of opportunities for you to make a difference

In this edition of EcoNews, we bring you some fantastic opportunities to be part of climate change and nature solutions, including a helpful guide to the province's new portal for nomination protected natural areas, an innovative project about … [Read more...]