You can’t go fishing in a dress

On Father's Day, our Communications Director Jon MacNeill recalls the first fishing trip with his daughter, Lainey. “You can’t go fishing in a dress,” I say as my seven-year-old daughter emerges from her bedroom in a frilly blue and white frock, … [Read more...]

‘Now I’m making plans’: 2019 Eco Buildings Tour inspires change and hope

The Conservation Council's Jon MacNeill takes you along for his adventure during our Pathway to a Cleaner Future: EcoBuildings Tour, held in Greater Saint John, Fredericton and Moncton on Saturday, June 1. Josée Green didn’t want to save the … [Read more...]

Making it Happen: COP21 in Paris | A special edition of EcoAlert Magazine

This special edition of EcoAlert will help you cut through the jargon and technicalities of international climate negotiations to understand: What the heck is COP21 in Paris? What's it all about? What does the fight against climate change mean for … [Read more...]

The Path to a Low-Carbon Future: COP21 in Paris

The United Nations Climate Change Summit got underway today in Paris, France. The heads of state of nearly 200 nations will meet over the next two weeks to hammer out an international agreement on climate change that keeps global warming below 2 … [Read more...]

There’s something different about Earth Day this year…

Earth Day feels different this year, doesn’t it? Here at Conserver House, April 22 is an annual cause for celebration. It’s always encouraging to see people from different walks of life reflecting on the wonders of our natural environment, and … [Read more...]

Learn how to take part in the Energy East oil pipeline hearing

In 2012, the federal government changed the way pipeline projects are reviewed, and part of that involved putting up more hoops that folks like you and I have to jump through in order to offer our input. Yes, at times slogging through the National … [Read more...]

Finally, a real discussion about climate change

Four premiers now agree climate change must be factor in Energy East oil pipeline decision   (Fredericton) — The future of the proposed Energy East oil pipeline is now dependent on a comprehensive climate impact assessment as four premiers … [Read more...]

Don’t miss out! The clock is ticking on Membership Month at CCNB

November in New Brunswick may have started out all frosty and furious, but all we got is warm fuzzies at the Conservation Council. Why? It’s membership month, of course. We’re only six days in and our members and supporters are responding with … [Read more...]

Meet Jon!

Meet Jon, the newest addition to the Conservation Council team, who is taking over communications duties out of our Fredericton office: I’ve lived in Fredericton for 10 years since moving here from my hometown, the small agricultural community of … [Read more...]