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...]

Standing committee calls for public input on glyphosate use

Citizens in New Brunswick have an opportunity next month to have their say on glyphosate use in the Crown forest. The standing committee on climate change and environmental stewardship, which is studying the use of herbicides and pesticides in … [Read more...]

New Brunswick’s largest ever petition calls for ban of glyphosates in the forest

Jeff Carr, Conservative MLA for New Maryland-Sunbury, David Coon, Green MLA for Fredericton South, and Jake Stewart, Conservative MLA for Southwest Miramichi supporting the petition against glyphosate spraying in the forest on Dec. 6, 2016 at the NB … [Read more...]