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Be part of the solution

Protecting the land, air and water in New Brunswick.

Healthy Communities

Climate change is threatening the things we love.

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Make a Difference

Think Globally. Act Locally

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Join one of our letter writing campaigns.

Marine Conservation

working to Keep OUR OCEANS CLEAN

Forest Conservation

Preserving forests for future generations

Climate Solutions

We can all do our part

Freshwater Protection

Clean lakes, rivers and streams

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Supporting our local businesses

Learning Outside

inspiring children outside

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Browse through our gallery of local nature-themed artwork

Thirty percent of all proceeds go to the Conservation Council

So impressed by the efficacy and impact of art to inspire climate action, CCNB now independently supports this creative community.  Under the guidance of Juliana Bedoya and musician/writer/artist activist Laura Barron, artists have continued to express, through art, their ideas and feelings about climate change.

Their work is intended to inspire changes in behaviours in New Brunswick, and to offer a space for reflection on ways we might repair our relationship with nature, partly by experiencing its healing power reflected in the artwork.  

Letter-writing campaigns

Sign On To Our Letter To Premier Higgs Calling For Climate Action And Electricity Reform in N.B.

We’re inviting New Brunswick citizens to add their voice to our call for urgent climate action and electricity reform in New Brunswick!

Tell Us Your Story: Moms, Grandmothers, We’d Love To Hear From You!

Use our letter-writing tool to tell us how climate change is impacting you and your family, what you care about most, how you’re trying to make a difference, and share your struggles, triumphs, and most importantly, hope.

Send Your #CleanEnergy Letter

Use our letter-writing tool to call on Minister Holland for an affordable, reliable, sustainable electricity system in New Brunswick and a plan to hit 80 per cent renewables by 2030.

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For the Love of New Brunswick

Climate change is threatening the things we love doing in New Brunswick. Together, we can make a difference—but it has to be a real difference.

The good news: there are solutions. We can fix the pollution and behaviours driving climate change. And we’ll end up with safer, healthier communities for everyone.

Explore our climate solutions hub, For the Love of New Brunswick, for ideas on how citizens and governments can do their part, for information on how and why climate change is happening, and to see our #LoveNB video series featuring heart-warming stories from New Brunswickers about the activities we love that are under threat from the effects of climate change.

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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.

The Conservation Council has long advocated that the province stop the old-fashioned, citizen-funded practice of spraying the forest. Quebec banned the spraying of its public forest more than 15 years ago. Glyphosate, the main active ingredient in most herbicides used in Crown forest operations in New Brunswick, was listed as a probable carcinogen by the World Health Organization’s cancer research agency, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), in 2015. 

EcoAlert Magazine

EcoAlert is the Conservation Council of New Brunswick’s membership magazine. It brings you environmental news, exciting stories, and important action alerts from across our province.

Webinars and Events

Recorded Webinar: Improving energy efficiency and living conditions for low-income New Brunswickers

Rewatch our Jan. 26 webinar on support avenues for low-income New Brunswickers looking to improve their energy efficiency and living conditions

Recorded Webinar: Moving Towards a Decarbonized Electricity Grid

In this webinar, two speakers from the Pembina Institute will share the results of two of their most recent studies on coal phase-out and affordable and reliable fossil fuel replacement options.

Recorded Webinar: How The Energy Utilities Board Makes Decisions That Affect All Of Us

Rewatch our Nov. 16 webinar on the New Brunswick Energy Utilities Board’s (EUB) decision-making process and how its current mandate fits within the broader context of climate change

Featured Stories

We Are All Treaty People

Canada’s National Day For Truth and Reconciliation should mean a commitment to doing the work of being an ally to Indigenous Peoples every day of the year.

Federal Election 2021: Questions To Ask Candidates At The Door

Use these questions to help you determine where New Brunswick candidates stand on important issues.

Vote For The Environment This Federal Election (Sept. 20)

This election will be pivotal in determining the future we want for our families, communities, and planet. The climate and nature crises are here. Now more than ever, we need to act.

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