EcoNews Special Election Edition—New Brunswickers ready to vote for protected areas, forestry changes

In this special election edition of EcoNews, we bring you the results from recent polling we commissioned with ASF and CPAWS-NB showing New Brunswickers want their next government to move fast on creating new protected areas and banning glyphosate in … [Read more...]

Poll shows New Brunswickers want more protected land, less spraying

Polling commissioned by your Conservation Council and our friends at CPAWS-NB and the Atlantic Salmon Federation was covered in the Sept. 9 edition of Acadie-Nouvelle. Read the Acadie-Nouvelle article here. The poll showed overwhelming support … [Read more...]

On election eve, New Brunswickers want more protected land

New poll shows voters look favourably on parties willing to conserve forests and freshwater FREDERICTON – A survey of 500 New Brunswickers conducted between September 1st and 3rd shows overwhelming support for conserving forests and protecting … [Read more...]

New poll: New Brunswickers want more protected land

New poll shows voters look favourably on parties willing to conserve forests and freshwater FREDERICTON – A survey of 500 New Brunswickers conducted between September 1st and 3rd shows overwhelming support for conserving forests and protecting … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]