Corbett talks the good and the bad from first-ever Canada Beach Report

The Conservation Council’s Lois Corbett discussed the good news and the bad news found in the first-ever Canada Beach Report with several media outlets this week. Lois spoke with Global News, appeared on CBC Information Morning Fredericton, CBC … [Read more...]

New Brunswick watersheds are at risk, new WWF-Canada study shows

Cains River, Salmon Brook Pool, N.B. A four-year assessment of Canada’s freshwater resources, completed by World Wildlife Fund-Canada (WWF-Canada), has found all of Canada’s freshwater watersheds are ‘under tremendous stress,’ including the Saint … [Read more...]

Want to protect beaches? Make it the law: Corbett

New Brunswick needs to establish a set of coastal protection laws to properly keep our beaches safe and avoid another contamination issue as experienced at Parlee Beach last summer. That was our Executive Director Lois Corbett's message in a … [Read more...]

Corbett weighs in on water strategy with CTV Atlantic

Executive Director Lois Corbett spoke with CTV News Atlantic about the government's plans to develop a provincial water protection strategy on Monday, March 21. Read the article here, or watch the video here. Corbett said it's time for the … [Read more...]

Join in the discussion about water protection

The province is hosting open houses in several communities this month to get input from citizens on its draft discussion paper to build a provincial water protection strategy. We encourage citizens to attend and share your vision for strong water … [Read more...]

CCNB responds to discussion paper for building provincial water protection strategy

CHSJ Radio in Saint John covered the release of the discussion paper to guide the development of a provincial water protection strategy on Tuesday, March 1. CHSJ reported that CCNB said Environment Minister Brian Kenny laid an excellent … [Read more...]

Statement on Provincial Water Protection Strategy

Attention News Editors: Lois Corbett, Executive Director of the Conservation Council of New Brunswick, issued the following statement about the Department of Environment and Local Government’s Discussion Paper, Working Together to Build a Water … [Read more...]

What’s happening in our estuaries? A piece of the puzzle

Research pioneered by Inka Milewski and the Conservation Council of New Brunswick over a decade ago was expanded recently through a collaboration with Dalhousie University researchers Heike K Lotze and Reba McIver. The scientists looked at the … [Read more...]

Healthy Bays: We’re patrolling it.

Membership month at CCNB is all about encouraging long time and new supporters alike to be part of our work. By becoming a member, a monthly donor or renewing your membership you join hundreds of your fellow New Brunswickers who help us speak up for … [Read more...]

A step toward sustainable aquaculture in the Maritimes

Photo: Sustainable Blue The staff at Conserver House and our Fundy Baykeeper are applauding the efforts and persistence of a Nova Scotia company for successfully raising Atlantic salmon in a fish farm on dry land. Sustainable Blue, based in … [Read more...]