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...]

Why a PV System is the Right Choice for Your Farm

Our friends at Naveco Power, New Brunswick-based renewable energy developer, bring us this guest blog about the potential for solar power to help New Brunswick's farming community. New Brunswick's first solar farm, outside of Sussex, N.B. As one … [Read more...]

EcoNews — Protecting wild salmon, a new way to give back, and inspiration for getting to #BetterThanNormal

In this edition of EcoNews, our Fundy Baykeeper joins other leading ENGOs and fisheries associations in N.B. to call for a full Environmental Impact Assessment as a salmon farming company looks to expand its operations in the Bay of Fundy; our … [Read more...]

Good advice and inspiring conversations: Our ED shares her top webinar picks of the pandemic

I’m kinda “zoomed" out.  The 100+ days of pandemic isolation served up lots of worry, new fears, sickness and death, and frankly, really bizarre social media newsfeeds.  But then there were webinars provided by bright minds, caring, thoughtful, … [Read more...]

Let’s protect our marine ecosystems to achieve a resilient, equitable and sustainable blue economy

From Baie des Chaleurs to Cap Tourmentin, there are no shortage of local efforts to grow the coastal economy while protecting our critical marine environment. By supporting more projects like these, we will be more resilient in the face of world … [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 — Amplify our call for a #BetterThanNormal recovery in NB!

In this edition of EcoNews, we welcome you to add your voice alongside the hundreds of New Brunswickers who have already joined our call for a #BetterThanNormal economic recovery in N.B.; our executive director reports on a new study from top … [Read more...]

Invest in energy retrofits, renewables to reboot economy — experts

Earlier this month, leading American and British economists released the results of their examination of economic stimulus projects launched in the wake of the 2008 recession and their paper has some good news.  Boosting renewable energy or energy … [Read more...]

Preparing for #BetterThanNormal

The Conservation Council of New Brunswick is marking Earth Week by calling for an economic recovery plan for New Brunswick that ensures our communities are more secure, safe, healthy and resilient in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and as citizens … [Read more...]

Preparing for #BetterThanNormal: Conservation Council sends input on economic recovery plan for safer, healthier, more resilient New Brunswick in open letter to Premier Higgs

The Conservation Council of New Brunswick marked Earth Week by calling for an economic recovery plan for New Brunswick that ensures our communities are more secure, safe, healthy and resilient in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and as citizens … [Read more...]