Clean water should be top priority

1. If elected, what will you do to ensure the full implementation of the water protection strategy? 2. How does your party plan to develop and implement a new watershed protection act by 2020?Flooding, sewage overflow, blue-green algae and poor … [Read more...]

Citizens’ coalition calls for new laws to protect water quality of Northumberland Strait

The group SWWAT (Save our Wetlands, Waters and Tourism), which is made up of volunteer residents living along the coast from Shediac to Port Elgin, has released its final report and recommendations on improving coastal protection and restoration in … [Read more...]

Want nature protected? Write your MLA today!

Did you know that more than 95% of New Brunswick land is unprotected and vulnerable to activities that could harm wildlife and damage the natural beauty of our province? We need to act now to protect N.B.’s natural areas, and our friends at the … [Read more...]

Legislation misses mark on protecting families and communities from worst of climate change impacts in N.B.

FREDERICTON — Lois Corbett, Executive Director, issued the following statement regarding today’s announcement about climate change legislation. She is available for comment. "I’m pleased the province has followed the Conservation Council’s advice, … [Read more...]

Conservation Council’s recommendations for a strong water strategy

The Conservation Council has submitted comments on the Department of Environment and Local Government’s draft water strategy, A Water Strategy for New Brunswick 2018-2028. Following the release of the draft water strategy, we created a free … [Read more...]

Have your say on a water protection strategy for NB!

In 2016, the provincial government announced it would develop a water strategy that would update New Brunswick’s outdated way of protecting water. The draft, A Water Protection Strategy for New Brunswick 2018-2028, has now been released, and the … [Read more...]

Protect what is close to you, on World Rivers Day

To mark this year's World Rivers Day (Sept. 24), people across the globe are joining together to celebrate our marvelous rivers. Often compared to arteries or highways, rivers are essential to the livelihood of communities. It is no doubt that on … [Read more...]

Join us at the ‘Green Rights’ Film Screening with Silver Donald Cameron

Air, water, food – these are the sources of life. Without them, we die. And in most nations –more than 180 nations, in fact – citizens are legally entitled to these essential elements of life. But not in Canada or the United States. You are … [Read more...]

Climate change has no borders: Conservation Council attends 24th CEC meeting

On June 26, the Conservation Council’s Executive Director, Lois Corbett took a trip to Charlottetown, P.E.I., with Freshwater Intern Kaleigh Holder and Summer Student Coordinator Jimy Beltran, to attend the 24th Council Session of the Commission for … [Read more...]

Swim Guide launches third version of water quality app

(FREDERICTON) -- Getting ready for beach time in New Brunswick? Before you go, download the brand-new version of the Swim Guide app. With over a million users worldwide, the popular (and free!) application gives beachgoers access to the latest … [Read more...]

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