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Here you'll find official news releases from CPAWS nb. Clicking on a link will you take to the chapter's website.

Jul 18 13

Parks Day events July 20 in all Provincial Parks: Get Outside! NB
The new Get Outside! NB partnership - Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society – NB Chapter (CPAWS NB), Parks New Brunswick and Nature NB - are excited to announce events in all provincial parks for Canada’s Parks Day, July 20.

Jul 15 13

News release: Worrisome track record for New Brunswick’s protected areas
Fredericton - In the run-up to Canada Parks Day on the 3rd Saturday in July, the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) is releasing its fifth annual report on how Canada’s parks are faring. The report shows that progress on creating new parks and protecting existing ones has been uneven across the country over the past 12 months.

Jun 05 13

News release: New Partnership, Get Outside! NB, Connects People to Nature in Our Parks
Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society – NB Chapter (CPAWS NB) is excited to be partnering with Parks New Brunswick, other NGOs and centres of learning to bring the Get Outside program to life in New Brunswick. As the Minister of Tourism, Heritage and Culture, Trevor Holder, announced today in the legislature, Get Outside! NB is being launched this week in our provincial parks. Student Park Natural Leaders will organize nature-oriented activities all summer, using parks as the backdrop.

Jan 21 13

News Release: Bay of Fundy marine protection stalled
A new report from the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) finds that the federal government has made little progress in the past 18 months in protecting important areas of the Bay of Fundy, despite years of study documenting the need for stronger conservation measures to nurture critical sea life including the North Atlantic right whale, cold-water corals and haddock.

Oct 23 12

Néo-Brunswickois encouragés de se faire entendre sur les nouvelles Aires naturelles protégées
La section néo-brunswickoise de la Société pour la nature et les parcs du Canada (SNAP NB) encourage fortement les Néo-Brunswickois à se faire entendre sur l’avenir des aires naturelles protégées. Le gouvernement publiait récemment une carte d’aires naturelles protégées proposées et il demande des commentaires du public jusqu’au 15 novembre.

Oct 16 12

News Release: New Brunswickers Urged to have their Say about Potential New Protected Areas
The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society, New Brunswick Chapter (CPAWS NB) is urging New Brunswickers to have their say on what New Brunswick’s protected areas future should look like. Government recently released a map of proposed protected natural areas and is seeking public input until November 15.

Oct 02 12

Government Consultations on New Protected Natural Areas
New Brunswick's provincial government will be holding open houses to discuss new proposed protected natural areas.

Jul 12 12

News Release: New Brunswick’s National Parks facing growing threats to their ecological health
In New Brunswick, contact: Roberta Clowater, Executive Director, CPAWS New Brunswick - .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address); (Roberta is out of province, so please email to arrange a phone call) Download the report:

May 14 12

Press release: Lack of Marine Protection in Bay of Fundy Troubling
For media interviews, contact: Roberta Clowater, 506-452-9902; .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) To view CPAWS’ full progress report, executive summary and more about each of the 12 marine areas, visit

Apr 01 12

Le Nouveau Brunswick est toujours traînard en matière de conservation - Le plan d’aménagement forest
Contactez: Roberta Clowater – 506-452-9902; .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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