Send your letter to protect the Nashwaak Watershed from Sisson mine waste

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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...]

Last chance to have your say to feds on Sisson Mine proposal

New Brunswickers have one final opportunity to tell the federal government their concerns about the Sisson Mine proposed in the pristine Nashwaak River watershed. The group of companies behind the mine, the Sisson Partnership, is in the process of … [Read more...]

On our 50th year, a special World Wetlands Day

Tomorrow is World Wetlands Day (Feb. 2 ), and this year, it’s a particularly special milestone for us at the Conservation Council. Why? Two reasons. This year — 2019 — marks your Conservation Council’s 50th anniversary as New Brunswick’s … [Read more...]

Fundy Baykeeper to speak at CBC Land and Sea event

Our Fundy Baykeeper, Matt Abbott, will talk about the impact plastic pollution is having on our beautiful Bay of Fundy as a panelist at CBC Land and Sea’s Waves of Change public screening event and discussion on Monday, Feb. 4 in Fredericton. This … [Read more...]

Fracking in 2018: Another year of pretending to make money

January is a popular time for reviewing the previous year to see where we are now. Since I write about the shale gas industry and global warming, let me share some annual reports from both, along with some commentary. Fracking in 2018: Another … [Read more...]

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

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Most plastic waste in Canada leads back to these 5 companies

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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...]