On World Water Day, Conservation Council calls for immediate action on Water Protection Strategy

Marking the 26th annual World Water Day (March 22), the Conservation Council of New Brunswick calls on the provincial government to take immediate action on the commitments made on the Water Protection Strategy released in December 2017. In that … [Read more...]

Vote for strong water protection on this World Rivers Day

This weekend marks the 13th annual World Rivers Day (on Sunday, Sept. 23), when people across the globe celebrate their local rivers and reflect on how important they are and what these watercourses mean to them. On last year's World Rivers Day, I … [Read more...]

EcoAlert Special Edition: N.B. Election 2018

The platforms are out. The signs are up. And the TV debates (luv ‘em or hate ‘em) are almost done. And one thing is for certain — our messages have resonated and our collective impact has been felt. Various leaders and party platforms have … [Read more...]

Clean water should be top priority

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Conservation Council welcomes plan to protect more Crown forest lands, but calls lack of action on herbicide spraying a missed opportunity

Attention News Editors: Lois Corbett, Executive Director, issued the following statement with respect to today’s announcement about changes to Crown forest management in New Brunswick. She is available for interviews. “The moves announced today to … [Read more...]

EcoNews — Coastal protection, failure to communicate, and paddling the Musquash

In this edition of EcoNews, we celebrate more than $1.6 million in federal funding for the Peskotomuhkati Nation to restore and protect habitats around the Bay of Fundy; we bring you the highlights from a new report calling for comprehensive water … [Read more...]

Citizens’ coalition calls for new laws to protect water quality of Northumberland Strait

The group SWWAT (Save our Wetlands, Waters and Tourism), which is made up of volunteer residents living along the coast from Shediac to Port Elgin, has released its final report and recommendations on improving coastal protection and restoration in … [Read more...]

Corbett on release of Parlee Beach water quality reports and recommendations

Our Executive Director, Lois Corbett, told media outlets the new report on water quality at Parlee Beach provides important baseline information on the health of Shediac Bay and urges decision-makers to “step back and think about the bay” when … [Read more...]

Statement on final report and recommendations on water quality at Parlee Beach

Attention News Editors: The provincial government has released the summary report and individual technical reports of the steering committee set up to examine water quality issues at Parlee Beach. Lois Corbett, Executive Director of the Conservation … [Read more...]

EcoNews – In the outdoors, protecting water, for Earth Day

In this edition of EcoNews, we bring you fun family activities to celebrate Earth Day 2018 in New Brunswick's beautiful outdoors; we make it easy for you to write Environment and Climate Change Canada to help protect the Nashwaak River from the … [Read more...]