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...]

OMISTA Chews & Brews with Brent Mason: 5 Days for the Forest event

Local folk 'n roll musician and storyteller Brent Mason will play some tunes over tasty appetizers made with locally-sourced ingredients by Crowne Plaza chefs. A cash bar featuring local beer and ciders will also be available.  Tickets: $15/door. … [Read more...]

Time to protect urban forests

Dr. Jim Goltz speaking about the different trees, flora and fauna found in Fredericton's urban forest, Odell Park on Sept. 19, 2016. National Forest Week in September got us thinking about all different kinds of forest, including our urban … [Read more...]

Photographer Nick Hawkins and Community Forests International captivate crowd on global forest and wildlife conservation

Nearly a hundred people attended the Conservation Council’s Visual Forest Feast as part of the 5 Days for the Forest on September 21 at UNB's Forestry & Geology Building. The event attracted a great diversity of people, including university … [Read more...]

Celebrating National Forest Week with TREEvia!

Last night, Wednesday, September 21st, we had over 14 teams come to test their earthy knowledge on New Brunswick forest, waterways, fauna, flora and more! This event was part of our 5 Days for the Forest festival happening this week in celebration … [Read more...]

5 Days for the Forest

The first-ever 5 Days for the Forest will occur in Fredericton during National Forest Week (Sept. 19-24, 2016). The forest festival will celebrate our diverse mixed-wood forest, wildlife and flora. The events will foster an appreciation of New … [Read more...]

Jim Goltz reminds us of the wonders found in our Acadian forest

Jim Goltz and David Palmer in Odell Park on Sept. 19, 2016. Photo by Olivia DeYoung. "Learn them, love them, protect them," Jim Goltz quoted his late friend, Hal Hinds, at a guided walk of Odell Park that opened the Conservation Council's 5 Days … [Read more...]

New Brunswick’s Climate Action Plan: EcoAlert Summer 2016!

This special edition of EcoAlert gives you a first look at our bold new made-in New Brunswick climate action plan, a roadmap for finding renewable energy providers in New Brunswick, and cuts through the jargon and technicalities behind New … [Read more...]

A Beautiful Forest: a 5 Days for the Forest event

By Jennica Leet Join us for a documentary about the story of our forest as told by Maliseet, Mi’kmaq and Passamaquoddy elders. As part of our celebration of the 5 Days for the Forest, the Conservation Council and Cinema Politica Fredericton … [Read more...]

Gala for the Forest with Gypsophilia

Four-time ECMA award-winning jazz band Gypsophilia will perform at The Playhouse in a fundraiser for the Conservation Council of New Brunswick. This 7-piece instrumental band mixes hot jazz with klezmer, funk, and world rhythms. Gypsophilia will … [Read more...]