New Brunswick forestry practices need to change

Will you commit to developing a new Crown Land and Forests Act that works for all New Brunswickers, creates well paying jobs, is fair for private woodlot owners, protects water and nature, and keeps people working, hunting, fishing and enjoying the … [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...]

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...]

“I don’t understand how you can walk that beam”: Corbett on deputy minister’s double duty

Our Executive Director, Lois Corbett, is questioning the decision to put the top civil servant responsible for developing forestry and energy policies also in charge of the environmental rules that govern those sectors, and says now is not the time … [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...]

EcoNews — Music for the Bay of Fundy, myth busting small nuclear reactors, and having your say on glyphosate spraying

In this edition of EcoNews, we invite you celebrate World Water Day in style at an upcoming benefit concert for our Fundy Baykeeper; we share the exciting news of a conference we're co-sponsoring this fall to look at the past and future of … [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...]

EcoNews — A heartfelt thank you, keeping an eye on committee, and some exciting news from Conserver House!

In this edition of EcoNews, we bring you our heartfelt thanks following our most successful year-end fundraising drive yet; we share details (what few are available, anyway) on the legislature's new committee studying glyphosate and other … [Read more...]