Where our forest is being sprayed this summer

The map showing where the forests will be sprayed with herbicides during summer 2020 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...]

Woodstock wood producer supports Wolastoqey loggers earning a livelihood

Hardwood trees at a log yard in Woodstock. Photo by NB Media Co-op This story originally appeared in the New Brunswick Media Co-op on April 1, 2020. A lifelong Woodstock wood producer wants Indigenous loggers in New Brunswick to be able to earn … [Read more...]

Study “wake-up call” that forestry practices need to change: Corbett

Our Executive Director, Lois Corbett, says a comprehensive new study from Natural Resources Canada should be a wake-up call to the provincial government that the way we manage our forest needs to change, and fast. The peer-reviewed study, led by … [Read more...]

Standing committee calls for public input on glyphosate use

Citizens in New Brunswick have an opportunity next month to have their say on glyphosate use in the Crown forest. The standing committee on climate change and environmental stewardship, which is studying the use of herbicides and pesticides in … [Read more...]

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...]

Where our forest is being sprayed this summer

The map showing where the forests will be sprayed with herbicides during summer 2017 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...]

NB and Maine announce new study on the effect of forestry management on deer population

University of New Brunswick researchers are teaming up with Department of Energy and Resource Development scientists, the State of Maine, the University of Maine and JD Irving to study our region’s whitetail deer populations. The announcement of a … [Read more...]