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Conservation Council of New Brunswick



CCNB has been at the forefront of environmental action in New Brunswick since 1969. We act as citizen watchdogs for the public good, safeguarding our land, air and water. We work through research and education we develop and promote solutions to pollution and resource destruction.
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Address:
180 St. John St.
Fredericton , New Brunswick E3B 4A9
Canada
Contact Person: Lia A. Daborn
Phone: (506) 458-8747
Fax: (506) 458-1047
E-Mail: ccnb@nb.aibn.com
Website: http://web.net/~ccnb
   


Detailed Information:
The Conservation Council of New Brunswick is a province-wide membership-based environmental organization. CCNB was founded in 1969 by concerned citizens to promote public policies that recognize the importance of a healthy environment. CCNB is a non-profit organization with charitable status. I's core funding is provided by donations from its members and supporters, and income earned from special events. A Board of Directors, consisting of 24 volunteers from across New Brunswick, oversee the organizations work. Priorities for Action 1.Promotion of ecological approaches to fishing, farming and forestry. 2.Establishment of more community control over resource management and economic development. 3.Decontamination of our atmosphere, waterways and food chain. 4.Restoration and protection of marine habitat. CCNB Addresses Current Issues: - Ecological deterioration and the decline of biodiversity in the Acadian forest.- Depleted fish stocks and habitat destruction. - Toxic chemical pollution. - Environmental enforcement. - Endangered spaces and endangered species. - The Conservation Council is an active participant in the Canadian Climate Action Network and the World Wildlife Fund's Endangered Spaces Campaign and a member of CEN's toxics, biotechnology and forest caucuses.


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