Nominate Your Eco-Hero! Deadline: July 31

The Milton F. Gregg Awards are back and bigger than ever! The awards have been presented by the Conservation Council annually since 1981 to deserving individuals and organizations who have contributed to protecting New Brunswick’s … [Read more...]

Nominate Your Eco-Hero! Deadline: July 31

The Milton F. Gregg Awards are back and bigger than ever! The awards have been presented by the Conservation Council annually since 1981 to deserving individuals and organizations who have contributed to protecting New Brunswick’s … [Read more...]

Clean water should be top priority

1. If elected, what will you do to ensure the full implementation of the water protection strategy? 2. How does your party plan to develop and implement a new watershed protection act by 2020?Flooding, sewage overflow, blue-green algae and poor … [Read more...]

Have your say on a water protection strategy for NB!

In 2016, the provincial government announced it would develop a water strategy that would update New Brunswick’s outdated way of protecting water. The draft, A Water Protection Strategy for New Brunswick 2018-2028, has now been released, and the … [Read more...]

Protect what is close to you, on World Rivers Day

To mark this year's World Rivers Day (Sept. 24), people across the globe are joining together to celebrate our marvelous rivers. Often compared to arteries or highways, rivers are essential to the livelihood of communities. It is no doubt that on … [Read more...]

Free screening of Water Warriors tonight

In 2013, a multicultural group of concerned citizens led by members of the Mi’kmaq Elsipogtog First Nation joined together to stop Texas-based SWN Resources from conducting shale gas seismic testing in Kent County, N.B. Now four years later, we have … [Read more...]

Conservation Council partners with Swim Guide to ensure easy access to water quality information

Do you find yourself wondering if your favourite beach is safe for swimming? The Conservation Council has teamed up with Swim Guide, a free app with water quality information for 7,000 beaches worldwide, to help people find safe places to swim in New … [Read more...]

Your Love Letters to our River, Lakes and Streams – Entry No. 3: The Flume Ridge Road Trips

Earlier this month, we released the first of a two-part series of love letters sent to us from Ardeth Holmes, a talented writer, poet and proud New Brunswicker living in St. Andrews. In her second love letter to New Brunswick’s wonderful waterways, … [Read more...]

New water quality reporting rules for Parlee Beach welcome — Conservation Council of New Brunswick 

FREDERICTON - The Conservation Council of New Brunswick's Executive Director, Lois Corbett, made the following comments in response to the provincial government's announcement today about new rules and procedures for reporting water quality at Parlee … [Read more...]

Climate change a pressing reality for St. John river – here’s how!

A new report warns increased ice-jam flooding, contaminated well fields and sewage overflows are possibilities arising from climate change on the St. John river. Senior freshwater specialist Simon Mitchell from the World Wildlife Fund has been … [Read more...]