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...]

‘A different scenario than we’ve seen in the lakes’: Researcher says toxic blue-green algae found along vast stretch of Wolastoq river 

Anatoxins from cyanobacteria have been confirmed to be responsible for a dog’s death in Fredericton this month A public health advisory about cyanobacteria posted at the Carleton Park boat launch in Fredericton. Photo: Jon MacNeill UPDATE: The … [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...]

Tell us your climate change stories

Downed power poles and ice covered signs are shown in Escuminac, N.B., on Friday, Jan. 27, 2017. Thousands of people in New Brunswick were left without power, some for up to two weeks, after a winter ice storm blasted through the region. THE CANADIAN … [Read more...]

Make your Earth Day count a little more this year. Speak out for climate action in New Brunswick!

From intense rain, wind and ice storms bringing flooding and power outages, to hotter days and seasons bringing dry summers and ticks, a lot of us are feeling anxious and on edge about climate change in New Brunswick. We need strong leadership from … [Read more...]

‘None of these conditions have been met’: Conservation Council responds to Higgs’ government silent lifting of fracking moratorium in Sussex region

In wake of closed-door cabinet decision to lift fracking moratorium regionally, Conservation Council hearkens back to independent commission’s report showing moratorium is smartest policy, reminds government conditions for lifting moratorium have not … [Read more...]

Great Trees and Great Authors coming to a town near you!

Our Great Trees book is hitting the road! Authors Tracy Glynn and David Palmer are taking our new book, The Great Trees of New Brunswick, around the province this month and next. Get your Great Trees of New Brunswick, 2nd Edition today! … [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...]

Speak out for climate action in New Brunswick!

From intense rain, wind and ice storms bringing flooding and power outages, to hotter days and seasons bringing dry summers and ticks, a lot of us are feeling anxious and on edge about climate change in New Brunswick. We need strong leadership from … [Read more...]