Land Trust publishes first in a series of Forest Carbon Briefs

The New Brunswick Community Land Trust (NBCLT) is pleased to share a brief on Forest Carbon project planning. This is first in a series of briefs that we will be releasing over 2017-18 to provide updates on our research project called “Building the Business Model for Carbon Offset Easements”. In this first brief we introduce…

Land Trust Announces Appointment of Three New Board Members!

On Wednesday, September 6, 2017, the New Brunswick Community Land Trust held its Annual General Meeting in Sussex at the SNB Wood Co-op. The NBCLT Board of Directors welcomed Aaron Dowding, Michael Fox and Phillippe Gervais to the board. Aaron Dowding grew up in Ontario, but over the years has called several places in Canada…

Land Trust Announces New Executive Director

Sackville, NB – August 30, 2017. The New Brunswick Community Land Trust’s (NBCLT) Board of Directors is pleased to announce Melanie Jellett as its newly-appointed Executive Director. “Melanie is joining the NBCLT at a very exciting time for the organization and the sustainable working lands sector,” says Megan de Graaf, NBCLT’s Vice-President. “Her background and…

NBCLT Launches Carbon Outreach Program

On June 1st, 2016, the New Brunswick Community Land Trust launched Phase 2 of their Carbon Trust Research Program. Funded by the New Brunswick Environmental Trust Fund and delivered in partnership with Community Forests International, the Carbon Trust Research Program is committed to investigating the potential of a forest carbon offsetting program in the province…

Remembering Ken Hardie

The New Brunswick Community Land Trust is saddened to hear of the passing of Ken Hardie, a passionate forester, mentor, and respected friend. Ken helped welcome many of us younger conservationists into the New Brunswick forestry community, and taught us so much about working for what you believe in. He will be sorely missed. KENNETH THOMAS…

Remembering Clark Philips

On Wednesday, June 27th, between the hours of 4-5 AM, we lost our friend, our mentor and our inspiration, Clark Phillips. There is no question of filling his shoes — we can’t. They’re too big, too knowing and too meaningful. But we can continue his legacy. We will honour Clark by continuing his work at…

Open House a Success!

Thank you to all those who attended Saturday’s open house in Sackvile N.B! Good home cooked food and stimulating conversation made for another great event. Special thanks to all our guests who came from far and wide to share their experiences with participants. Keep in touch, and let’s keep the dialogue going! Zach Melanson Project…

Estate Planning & Conservation Easement Workshop

New Brunswick Community Land Trust Presents: Saturday, 17 March, 2012. 1pm – 3pm  Sackville Legion – 15 Lorne St. Sackville N.B Estate Planning & Conservation Easement Workshop with : Susan McIsaac – FCA & Rod Mackenzie – Pres. NBCLT This workshop will focus on general aspects of land transfer and succession. We will also explain…

Conservation Tools Workshop– March 1st in Memramcook, NB

Have you ever thought of leaving a legacy of protected natural, scenic or agricultural land in your community? CONSERVATION TOOLS WORKSHOP – March 1st (Memramcook, NB) You are invited to take part in a workshop on different land conservation tools, including conservation as well as working land easements. Zach Melanson from the New Brunswick Community…

Upcoming Information Sessions.

The New Brunswick Community Land Trust (NBCLT) will be hosting a series of information sessions concerning conservation tools available to farmers and woodlot owners interested in keeping their land in sustainable, healthy production for future generations.  These working lands conservation easements allow landowners to maintain ownership and production of their land while protecting all or…

A ‘Working Lands’ Land Trust

Working farmland and woodlots are fundamental to New Brunswick’s rural communities and their economic development. Good stewardship of these lands ensures that they remain productive and available to contribute to our prosperity in the future. The New Brunswick Community Land Trust is eligible to provide landowners with a number of conservation tools, which ensures their…