Activism & Events

How might we express our ideas or feelings about climate change through art?

How might we express our ideas or feelings about climate change through art? We are inviting our members and supporters to participate in an innovative project facilitated by community-engaged artist Juliana Bedoya who will guide you through a … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations – 5th Annual Beth McLaughlin Environmental Journalism Award

It's that time of the year again! The Conservation Council of New Brunswick is pleased to announce nominations are open for our 5th annual Beth McLaughlin Environmental Journalism Award,  presented annually in recognition of in-depth and thoughtful … [Read more...]

Nominate Your Eco-Hero! Deadline: July 31

The Milton F. Gregg Awards are back and bigger than ever! The awards have been presented by the Conservation Council annually since 1981 to deserving individuals and organizations who have contributed to protecting New Brunswick’s environment. This … [Read more...]

Eco Buildings Tour Sneak Peek – Visit an off-grid home today!

Need a little push to sign up for our Pathway to a Cleaner Future: Eco Buildings Tour? Check out this great video made by a wonderful volunteer who wasn’t able to participate this year but still wanted to offer you a glimpse of what you can expect to … [Read more...]

Sign our petition for a plastic bag ban in Saint John!

Let's tell Saint John City Council it's time to move beyond plastic bags. Waste is an ever-growing issue that far too long has been shrugged off. From New Brunswick's lack of a household composting program, recyclables that are diverted but not … [Read more...]

Youth speakers increasing at Fredericton climate strike

Youth and older supporters sing a David Myles’ song on the steps of the New Brunswick Legislature at the climate strike on May 10. Photo by Susan O’Donnell. Outside the New Brunswick Legislature in Fredericton on May 10, more than 250 people, … [Read more...]

Sign our petition for a plastic bag ban in Fredericton!

Let's tell Fredericton City Council it's time to move beyond plastic bags. Waste is an ever-growing issue that far too long has been shrugged off. From New Brunswick's lack of a household composting program, recyclables that are diverted but not … [Read more...]

Send your letter to protect the Nashwaak Watershed from Sisson mine waste

New Brunswickers have one final opportunity to tell the federal government to keep fish-bearing brooks off the list for the proposed Sisson Mine's waste dam. The companies behind the proposed mine are in the final stages of applying for permission … [Read more...]

Job posting: Learning Outside Project Assistant (20 hrs per week)

The Conservation Council of New Brunswick is a non-profit organization that creates awareness of environmental problems and advances practical solutions through research, education and interventions. The Learning Outside project  emerged out of our … [Read more...]

“One thing we’ve discovered, solar panels generate really amazing amounts of power”

Two homeowners featured in our upcoming Passport to a Low Carbon Economy EcoHomes Tour spoke with CBC Shift NB’s Vanessa Vander Valk this week to share their story and let New Brunswickers know how fun and beneficial switching to a more … [Read more...]