We want to stop the spraying of glyphosate in New Brunswick.
Spraying herbicides accelerates the collapse of biodiversity in our forests.
Spraying in New Brunswick
Forestry companies spray clearcut areas with herbicides to kill hardwoods and vegetation that compete with the spruce, fir and pine they grow in plantations.
Presentations to Standing Committee Investigating Glyphosate
The Standing Committee on Climate Change and Environmental Stewardship heard from experts on the use of glyphosate-based herbicides in New Brunswick between June 22-25, 2021. MLAs on the committee heard presentations from environmental groups, including the Conservation Council of New Brunswick, scientists, citizens groups, representatives from the agriculture and forestry sectors, and Steve Ginnish, director of forestry and natural resources with the Mi’gmawe’l Tplu’taqnn.