Conservation Council of New Brunswick reacts to climate action commitments in Throne Speech

FREDERICTON — The Conservation Council of New Brunswick is pleased to see significant commitments to addressing climate change in the 2019 Speech from the Throne, including: Establishing a carbon pricing system and introducing legislation … [Read more...]

Say no to shale gas in N.B. — send your letter today!

We need to speak up for the health and safety of New Brunswickers. Premier Blaine Higgs says his minority Progressive Conservative government will end the province-wide moratorium on hydraulic fracturing and allow the controversial and risky process … [Read more...]

Say no to shale gas in N.B. — send your letter today!

We need to speak up for the health and safety of New Brunswickers. Premier Blaine Higgs says his minority Progressive Conservative government will end the province-wide moratorium on hydraulic fracturing and allow the controversial and risky process … [Read more...]

EcoNews — Irving’s pollution plea, Canada’s corporate litterbugs, and – finally – something we can all agree on

In this edition of EcoNews, we give you everything you need to write your MLA and political party leaders to show your support for protecting land and water in N.B.; we bring you the bizarro-world plea deal Irving is proposing after pleading guilty … [Read more...]

One thing we can all agree on: protecting nature in N.B.

New Brunswick may be facing an uncertain political future, but there is one topic that all New Brunswick MLAs, new and old, can agree on: the need to protect nature and the natural beauty of our province. Right now, 95 per cent of New Brunswick’s … [Read more...]

Corbett welcomes “breakthrough” budget, $1.3B for conservation

Our Executive Director, Lois Corbett, told the New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal that the federal government's 2018-19 budget is a “breakthrough for whales, wildlife and water.” Corbett said the government’s investment of $1.3 billion to protect … [Read more...]

Want nature protected? Write your MLA today!

Did you know that more than 95% of New Brunswick land is unprotected and vulnerable to activities that could harm wildlife and damage the natural beauty of our province? We need to act now to protect N.B.’s natural areas, and our friends at the … [Read more...]

Ready to test your trivia skills? Come to TREEvia night this Friday!

What bird in our forest sings a song that sounds like “Quick, free beer"? What poisonous mammal makes its home in New Brunswick? An annual fundraiser for the Conservation Council of New Brunswick, TREE-via is a fun filled evening of nature-themed … [Read more...]

Nature is a Giant

In recognition of Father's Day this weekend, the Conservation Council is excited to launch a new project which looks at nature's power to inspire and fascinate our children — Nature is a Giant. Nature is a Giant is a blog to capture those … [Read more...]