For the love of New Brunswick

It is true. Together, we can make a difference, but it has to be a real difference. That is because the only way to stop the total concentration of the greenhouse gases that cause climate change from growing in the atmosphere is for all of us to … [Read more...]

National single-use plastics ban welcome move to reduce pollution plaguing our oceans, rivers, forests and parks 

Fredericton, NB — The federal government has announced its intention to regulate plastic production, use and disposal under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, a move that should help citizens, governments and retailers reduce plastic … [Read more...]

EcoNews Special Election Edition—New Brunswickers ready to vote for protected areas, forestry changes

In this special election edition of EcoNews, we bring you the results from recent polling we commissioned with ASF and CPAWS-NB showing New Brunswickers want their next government to move fast on creating new protected areas and banning glyphosate in … [Read more...]

On election eve, New Brunswickers want more protected land

New poll shows voters look favourably on parties willing to conserve forests and freshwater FREDERICTON – A survey of 500 New Brunswickers conducted between September 1st and 3rd shows overwhelming support for conserving forests and protecting … [Read more...]

New poll: New Brunswickers want more protected land

New poll shows voters look favourably on parties willing to conserve forests and freshwater FREDERICTON – A survey of 500 New Brunswickers conducted between September 1st and 3rd shows overwhelming support for conserving forests and protecting … [Read more...]

Clean water should be top priority

Will you commit to protecting at least 10 per cent of land and water in New Brunswick by 2020, including increases to buffer zones along our rivers and streams, and protecting drinking water, watersheds and wetlands in our Crown forest? If … [Read more...]

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...]

Low, warm water stresses river life

Our Executive Director, Lois Corbett, spoke with the Fredericton Daily Gleaner in late July about the unusually low water level of some of New Brunswick’s rivers this summer. The Gleaner’s Michael Staples reports that stream flows in June were … [Read more...]

Big love for the St. Croix/Skutik River

Our recent poll showing big support for the removal of the Milltown Dam and restoration of Salmon Falls received good coverage in regional media. As you’ll remember, last month the Conservation Council and Atlantic Salmon Federation commissioned … [Read more...]

“It’s important to have everyone involved”: Corbett calls for consultation before Sisson extension

Our Executive Director, Lois Corbett, spoke to CBC New Brunswick about the long-delayed Sisson Mine proposal on July 24. As the CBC's Bob Jones put it: It's been a tough year for Northcliff Resources Ltd., the company behind a long delayed … [Read more...]