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...]

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...]

Thank you for sending your Sisson letter!

Thank you for speaking up to protect the Nashwaak watershed by submitting your concerns about the plan to use fish-bearing brooks in the Nashwaak for the proposed Sisson mine's waste! Thanks to you, and the nearly 900 New Brunswickers who joined … [Read more...]

Conservation Council applauds report from Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans

FREDERICTON –The Conservation Council in collaboration with other Canadian environmental organizations, wrote to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans on March 7, 2017, thanking the entire membership of the Standing … [Read more...]

Your fresh, new and phone-friendly EcoNews 2017!

In this March Econews, we give you articles on recommendations on how New Brunswick can better prepare for ice storms, an update on the Parliamentary Standing Committee of Fisheries and its report on how to move forward to protect fish habitat. We … [Read more...]

Recover fish populations and protect fish habitat, recommends Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans

The Conservation Council is pleased that the House of Commons Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans has included restoring fish populations and protecting fish habitat in its recommendations of what to include in a new Fisheries Act. The … [Read more...]