EcoNews — Herbicide spray season starts, ‘mystery product’ from Irving Oil, and three cheers for Learning Outside

In this edition of EcoNews, an oil refinery product is released into a Saint John neighbourhood and Irving Oil won't say what it was; we bring you the first areas slated to be sprayed with herbicides in New Brunswick this summer; share the … [Read more...]

Three cheers for Learning Outside!

Our Learning Outside Coordinator, Nadine Ives, got a little love from the CBC this week for all her hard work on a project that’s close to our heart and those living inf the greater Capital region. Through our Learning Outside Project, Nadine has … [Read more...]

EcoNews — What you need to know about blue-green algae this summer

In this edition of EcoNews, we bring you our primer on blue-green algae after the Department of Health issued an advisory for Nashwaak Lake earlier this week; we update you on the latest news regarding the tragic deaths of north Atlantic right whales … [Read more...]

Conservation Council spreading the power of pollinators

The Conservation Council’s recent effort to help teach New Brunswick kids about the power of pollinators was highlighted in a Telegraph-Journal story, published July 23, focused on pollinator education events and activities happening around the … [Read more...]

EcoNews – Seven dead right whales devastating blow: expert

In this edition of EcoNews, we look at the call for swift action in the Gulf of St. Lawrence region in the wake of an unprecedented die-off of north Atlantic right whales and the tragic loss of a veteran fisher and whale rescue team member; we … [Read more...]

Beautifying the Dragonfly Centre for Austism

Our Learning Outside Coordinator, Nadine Ives, and a couple of our new summer interns were in beautiful St. Andrews this week helping the summer campers at the Dragonfly Centre for Autism  plant their brand-new pollinator garden. Everyone was all … [Read more...]

We’re teaching kids in St. Andrews-by-the-Sea about the power of pollinators, and we need your help!

You see all those extra seedlings popping up around your garden? Don't let a good pollinator go to waste! Drop-off any native pollinator plants you can spare at the Sunbury Shores Arts and Nature Center at 139 Water St., St. Andrews, and help support … [Read more...]

Preparing a feast for our feathered friends: Highlights from our March Birdfeeder Workshop

  There are going to be a lot of very happy birds with full tummies this March! In like a lion, out like a lamb...or a chickadee? March certainly brought us some mighty cold days with it, but the frosty weather didn’t deter the many … [Read more...]

Winter Wellderness day promises fun for all ages!

Kids already starting to complain that there’s “nothing to do outside?” Need to get out of the house and play in the snow but you’ve run out of funny snowmen ideas? Join Conservation Council's Learning Outside project coordinator Nadine Ives for … [Read more...]

EcoNews – Let the fish & science flow!

This edition of EcoNews includes great news for the Petitcodiac River, Louise Comeau on making the NB government carbon neutral by 2030, the Fundy Baykeeper on protecting the Bay of Fundy from the Lake Utopia pulp mill, and a charming video of the … [Read more...]