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...]

Get our bestselling Great Trees of New Brunswick book today!

This book is a must-have for woods-loving New Brunswickers who enjoy getting out and about. Bestselling authors Tracy Glynn and David Palmer offer heartfelt stories from New Brunswickers who share a deep appreciation for nature while serving up the … [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...]

Get your Great Trees of New Brunswick book today!

A couple of years ago, your Conservation Council decided it was high time to pull together a second edition of the popular book, The Great Trees of New Brunswick.  We called on the public to tell us about your own favourite trees, and, 135 … [Read more...]

Welcome to the New, New Brunswick, where land, community, skills and health are the real forms of wealth

New Brunswick and the whole of Atlantic Canada grew on the energy of the forests, the fish, the animal furs, the bountiful coastal estuaries and the rich alluvial soils. Settlers lived in the bounty of farming, ship building, forestry and fishing. … [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...]

In memory of Peter deMarsh

Today New Brunswick remembers a great person. Our hearts go out to the family and friends of Peter deMarsh of Taymouth, who was among those killed in the tragic Ethiopian Airlines crash on Sunday. Peter was known and admired by many as a champion … [Read more...]

Nova Scotia makes first steps toward ‘ecological forestry’ triad model

In the summer of 2017, the provincial government in Nova Scotia appointed Professor William Lahey, a former deputy environment minister and current president of the University of King’s College, to lead a long-sought review of forestry practices in … [Read more...]

Filmmaker exposes corporate capture in forestry in N.B.

Filmmaker Charles Thériault’s passion is observing. His troubling encounter with a young man in the northern rural New Brunswick community of Kedgwick made him turn his camera on the forest. The result: a popular web series documenting decades of … [Read more...]

One thing we can all agree on: protecting nature in N.B.

New Brunswick may be facing an uncertain political future, but there is one topic that all New Brunswick MLAs, new and old, can agree on: the need to protect nature and the natural beauty of our province. Right now, 95 per cent of New Brunswick’s … [Read more...]