Clean water should be top priority

Will you commit to protecting at least 10 per cent of land and water in New Brunswick by 2020, including increases to buffer zones along our rivers and streams, and protecting drinking water, watersheds and wetlands in our Crown forest? If … [Read more...]

EcoNews — Where our forest is being sprayed this summer

In this edition of EcoNews, we bring you the online map, recently released by government and the forestry industry, showing where our Crown forest will be sprayed with glyphosate-based herbicides, and we welcome you to use our letter-writing tool to … [Read more...]

Big love for the St. Croix/Skutik River

Our recent poll showing big support for the removal of the Milltown Dam and restoration of Salmon Falls received good coverage in regional media. As you’ll remember, last month the Conservation Council and Atlantic Salmon Federation commissioned … [Read more...]

EcoNews — Protecting wild salmon, a new way to give back, and inspiration for getting to #BetterThanNormal

In this edition of EcoNews, our Fundy Baykeeper joins other leading ENGOs and fisheries associations in N.B. to call for a full Environmental Impact Assessment as a salmon farming company looks to expand its operations in the Bay of Fundy; our … [Read more...]

Good advice and inspiring conversations: Our ED shares her top webinar picks of the pandemic

I’m kinda “zoomed" out.  The 100+ days of pandemic isolation served up lots of worry, new fears, sickness and death, and frankly, really bizarre social media newsfeeds.  But then there were webinars provided by bright minds, caring, thoughtful, … [Read more...]

Fundy Baykeeper, ENGOs and Fishermen Associations call for EIA of proposed new salmon aquaculture sites in the Bay of Fundy

Wild Atlantic salmon. Photo: Nick Hawkins. Our Fundy Baykeeper, Matt Abbott, has co-signed a letter to New Brunswick’s Minister of Environment and Local Government calling for proposed new salmon aquaculture sites in the Bay of Fundy to undergo a … [Read more...]

Groups cheer on Milltown Dam Removal, St. Croix River Restoration as fish start spring migration

May 12, 2020 — Indigenous Nation and NGOs representing thousands of people in Maine and New Brunswick are united in support of NB Power’s decision to remove the Milltown Dam, the oldest hydroelectric facility in Canada, and restore free flow to the … [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...]

Preparing for #BetterThanNormal: Conservation Council sends input on economic recovery plan for safer, healthier, more resilient New Brunswick in open letter to Premier Higgs

The Conservation Council of New Brunswick marked 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...]

Preparing for #BetterThanNormal: Conservation Council sends input on economic recovery plan for safer, healthier, more resilient New Brunswick in open letter to Premier Higgs

The Conservation Council of New Brunswick marked 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...]