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New Brunswick is home to stunning forests, waterways, coasts, and wetlands that provide diverse habitats for a rich variety of plants and animals.

Local organizations across the province are promoting and protecting species and habitats to ensure the health of our communities. Living Wild features these initiatives.

Latest Biodiversity Initiatives in New Brunswick

Closing Restoration Gaps

Thursday, 13 July 2017
by Annika Chiasson
Sussex 

Understanding the rare lichen, Fuscopannaria leucosticta

Thursday, 13 July 2017
by Annika Chiasson
Saint John

Invasive Plant Patrol Program

Monday, 26 June 2017
by Annika Chiasson
Village of Blacks Harbour

Threatened Lake Utopia Rainbow Smelt

Monday, 26 June 2017
by Annika Chiasson
Village of Blacks Harbour

Landowner Stewardship Program

Thursday, 18 May 2017
by Annika Chiasson
Province-wide

Great Trees of New Brunswick

Thursday, 18 May 2017
by Annika Chiasson
Province-wide

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Search by N.B. Biodiversity Strategy Outcomes


Assessment
1. Inventory and monitoring
2. Status of ecosystems and species
3. Enhance assessment capacity through research

Goal Development
4. Ecosystems
5. Protected natural areas
6. Industry       
7. Regions, municipalities and rural communities

Strategy Development
8. Biodiversity considered in management plans
9. Climate change adaptation
10. Invasive alien species

Thresholds and Targets
11. Established for management units
12. Established for provincial parks and protected areas

Rules
13. Regulations and beneficial practices for management

Communication and Stewardship
14. Action plans
15. Communication plan
16. Scientific information accessible
17. Stakeholders collaborating in stewardship

Oversight and Performance Review
18. Criteria for regulation of activities that impact biodiversity
19. Progress reporting
20. Review and update NB Biodiversity Strategy

Search by Canada's National Biodiversity Goals and Targets for 2020

Goal A - Lands and waters are managed using an ecosystem approach
1. Protected areas
2. Species at risk
3. Wetlands
4. Municipal activities
5. Climate Change Adaptation

Goal B – Reduce pressure on biodiversity
6. Forests
7. Agriculture
8. Aquaculture
9. Fish, invertebrates and aquatic plants
10. Water pollution levels
11. Invasive alien species
12. Customary use by Aboriginal people maintained
13. Innovative mechanisms

Goal C - Easy access to information to support decision-making
14. Science enhanced and integrated
15. Aboriginal knowledge promoted
16. Inventory of protected spaces
17. Measurement of natural capital

Goal D - Canadians are engaged in stewardship
18. School curriculum
19. Broad participation in conservation activities

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Initiatives de biodiversité au Nouveau-Brunswick