Clean water should be top priority

Will you commit to protecting at least 10 per cent of land and water in New Brunswick by 2020, including increases to buffer zones along our rivers and streams, and protecting drinking water, watersheds and wetlands in our Crown forest? If … [Read more...]

Corbett applauds N.B. water quality report, but calls for more details in next one

Our Executive Director Lois Corbett says the provincial government’s new water quality report provides a solid snapshot of the state of surface water in New Brunswick — though she has recommendations to make the next report even better. "For what … [Read more...]

Eco Hero Gala 2019 — Celebrate 50 years of environmental action in New Brunswick

The Milton F. Gregg Awards are back and bigger than ever! After 50 years environmental action, we can think of no better way to celebrate than to honour the hard-working citizens who helped make our work possible over the years. Our 50th … [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 environment. This … [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 environment. This … [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In 2016, the provincial government announced it would develop a water strategy that would update New Brunswick’s outdated way of protecting water.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...]