This year's Bioblitz is taking place in Grand Lake Meadows Protected Natural Area, and Mira is blogging about the event as per an understanding between Nature NB, Cape Jourimain Nature Centre and the NB Museum.

As we discover exciting creatures in New Brunswick's Grand Lake Meadows Protected Natural Area, she will be updating this blog, posting pictures and stories about the work done during these exciting two weeks.

Please visit and subscribe to the blog for updates and check out the facebook and twitter pages.

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Le Bioblitz de cette année a lieu dans la région de Grand Lake Meadows, et Mira écrit un blog au sujet de l'évènement en conformité à une entente entre Nature NB, le Centre d'Interprétation de Cape Jourimain et le Musée du N.-B. 

Alors que nous découvrons des créatures excitantes dans la région de Grand Lake Meadows, elle va mettre à jour ce blog en y affichant des photos et des histoires au sujet du travail qui sera fait pendant ces deux prochaines semaines.

SVP visitez notre blog (qui a une section avec des articles en français) et souscrivez- vous afin de recevoir des nouvelles. Également, visitez notre page facebook et notre compte de twitter.

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News from Groups Archives

Upcoming Events

Art of Hosting PEI - Registration Deadline April 14th
Thu, Apr 27th, 2017
Fox Meadow Golf Course

Financing Social Enterprise and Non Profit Law workshops
Fri, Apr 28th, 2017
Rodd's Miramichi River Inn

Grow Gourmet Mushrooms
Sat, Apr 29th, 2017
The Ville Cooperative

Action Alerts

ACTION ALERT: Reinstate funding to the Canadian Environmental Network

Friday, 03 February 2017
by Raissa Marks
The Canadian Environmental Network and its provincial affiliate networks need your help!

Historically, the Canadian Environmental Network and its provincial affiliate networks including the NBEN received annual core funding from the Government of Canada. This was used to facilitate networking on environmental issues across the country, coordinate national and provincial issue-based caucuses, coordinate ENGO participation in federal public consultation processes, and maintain open lines of communication between ENGOs and the federal government.

In 2011, as part of the across-the-board cuts to civil society organizations by the previous federal government, all federal funding to the RCEN and its provincial affiliate networks was cut. This left the national network and most of the affiliates with functioning primarily on a voluntary basis with limited capacity to do their work.

There is hope that the current government will provide for renewed funding in its upcoming budget. This funding is crucial for the survival of the national network and many of the provincial affiliate networks. A proposal has been submitted. It now needs strong and immediate support from environmental groups and individuals across the country.

This is where you come in!

Please take a few minutes to write to Prime Minister Trudeau and your MP telling them why you value the RCEN, your provincial affiliate network, or environmental networking at the national level in general. Feel free to use the template letter provided below. You can personalize it based on your experience or simply copy and paste.

Trudeau’s email is justin.trudeau@parl.gc.ca and you can find your MP’s email here: http://www.parl.gc.ca/Parliamentarians/en/members

Let’s show our federal politicians that a strong, well-connected grassroots environmental community is essential to a strong Canada!

Draft Template Letter:

Dear Prime Minister Trudeau,

I am writing to ask that annual core funding to the Canadian Environmental Network (RCEN) be reinstated.

Historically, the RCEN provided a crucial link between environmental groups across the country, both large and small. This link was vital in helping communities address environmental issues right across the country and ensuring a robust approach to the development of environmental policy in Canada.

Since funding was cut in 2011, the RCEN and most of its provincial affiliate networks have been functioning primarily on a voluntary basis with limited capacity to do their work. This is not acceptable. A strong, well-connected grassroots environmental community is essential to a strong Canada. I urge you to reinstate core funding for this crucial work immediately.

Sincerely,

Still Time to Submit Comments - Snowmobile Trail Development up Mount Carleton

Monday, 21 November 2016
by Roberta Clowater, Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society - New Brunswick Chapter
You can still send in your comments until end of day Nov 21 (Monday) on the environmental assessment report about the proposed snowmobile trail at Mount Carleton Provincial Park. If you're not sure what to say, Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society - NB Chapter has summarized some of our key messages here: http://cpawsnb.org/images/upload/key_messages_EIA.pdf

Please send comments or questions to: lynn.white@gnb.ca or mail to: Lynn White, Department of Tourism, Heritage and Culture, P.O. Box 6000, Fredericton, NB E3B 5H1.
Bioblitz NB 2013