Give the gift that keeps on giving!

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Call to action: Nominate your favourite natural area for protection!

Check out the nature candidates for protection in your area The provincial government has launched its online portal where New Brunswick citizens, Indigenous peoples, and conservation groups can nominate the natural places … [Read more...]

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...]

For the love of New Brunswick

It is true. Together, we can make a difference, but it has to be a real difference. That is because the only way to stop the total concentration of the greenhouse gases that cause climate change from growing in the atmosphere is for all of us to … [Read more...]

Preparing for #BetterThanNormal

The Conservation Council of New Brunswick is marking Earth Week by calling for an economic recovery plan for New Brunswick that ensures our communities are more secure, safe, healthy and resilient in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and as citizens … [Read more...]

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...]

Fresh tomatoes in January, anyone?

New Brunswick PhD student’s ‘climate battery’ greenhouse grows fresh produce year-round Andrew Mathis inside his climate-controlled year-round greenhouse. Photo: Jon MacNeill/Conservation Council The food we eat has a substantial impact on the … [Read more...]

Celebrate 50 years of environmental action with our special anniversary edition of EcoAlert!

With the Conservation Council of New Brunswick celebrating our 50th Anniversary, this special edition of EcoAlert Magazine rolls back the clock to shine a light on the many campaigns and landmark public policy victories achieved by the Conservation … [Read more...]

Where our forest is being sprayed this summer

The map showing where the forests will be sprayed with herbicides during summer 2019 is now available. Forestry companies spray large swaths of clearcuts with products containing glyphosate — a chemical linked to cancer and a slew of other health … [Read more...]

New Conservation Council report: climate change, floods, ice storms affect our health

The forecast is dire — but the solutions we need to slow climate change will make us happier and healthier The sky is clear and the sun is punishing. A thick layer of ozone ripples above the pavement. No matter how much water you drink, you know … [Read more...]