Activism & Events

Lantern Snowshoe Hike 2018 — Buy Your Tickets Now!

Back by popular demand, you won’t want to miss the Conservation Council’s second Lantern Snowshoe Hike Fundraiser on Saturday, March 10. Join us for a fun evening of snowshoeing through the woodland trails at Elmhurst Outdoors, warming up around a … [Read more...]

Don’t miss out: Dr. Thierry Vrain is visiting New Brunswick to present his work!

Dr. Thierry Vrain is coming to New Brunswick to present his research, for those who are interested in the effects of herbicides on organisms. The retired research scientist for the Canadian gov­ern­ment and expert on genetically modified foods, … [Read more...]

5 Days for the Forest 2017!

5 Days for the Forest is back this year to celebrate our forest in its fall glory with nature walks, art, music, film and TREEvia.  Hosted by the Conservation Council of New Brunswick, 5 Days for the Forest events will occur in Fredericton during … [Read more...]

EcoNews — Fantastic events to fill up your fall

Could it get any busier in September? This edition of EcoNews is all about fantastic events to fill up your fall. Check out all of our great 5 Days for the Forest festival activities coming up next week to showcase and celebrate New Brunswick's … [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...]

Got an opinion on our forests?

The Conservation Council of New Brunswick wants to know what you think about the way our forest is managed. Fill out this survey and you could win a basket of goodies worth $100. We're researching the state of the forest in New Brunswick and one … [Read more...]

Event: Protecting the Nashwaak from a mine’s tailings

One of the world’s largest tailing dams is proposed to be constructed in the upper Nashwaak River Valley as part of the proposed Sisson mine operation. With catastrophic mine waste spills on the rise and the fact that the Sisson mine’s permitting … [Read more...]

Free screening of Water Warriors tonight

In 2013, a multicultural group of concerned citizens led by members of the Mi’kmaq Elsipogtog First Nation joined together to stop Texas-based SWN Resources from conducting shale gas seismic testing in Kent County, N.B. Now four years later, we have … [Read more...]

We’re teaching kids in St. Andrews-by-the-Sea about the power of pollinators, and we need your help!

You see all those extra seedlings popping up around your garden? Don't let a good pollinator go to waste! Drop-off any native pollinator plants you can spare at the Sunbury Shores Arts and Nature Center at 139 Water St., St. Andrews, and help support … [Read more...]

EcoNews — Protect our shorelines and paddle the Musquash

In this edition of EcoNews,  our executive director Lois Corbett invites you, in the wake of World Oceans Day, to learn more about what a comprehensive set of coastal protection laws would look like for New Brunswick; we give you a glimpse at what … [Read more...]