Petitcodiac Riverkeeper Applauds Town of Amherst’s Decision to Refuse Atlantic Industrial Services’ Wastewater

News Release For Immediate Distribution MONCTON, NB – November 28, 2014 – Petitcodiac Riverkeeper wishes to congratulate the Town of Amherst, Nova Scotia for this past week’s well-informed decision by town councillors not to allow the disposal of treated wastewater from Atlantic Industrial Services’ (AIS) facilities located in Debert, Nova Scotia, in its municipal sewers.Continue Reading


Petitcodiac Riverkeeper Opposed to Disposal Of Treated Water in Dieppe’s Municipal Sewer System

News Release For immediate distribution  MONCTON, NB – October 27, 2014 – Petitcodiac Riverkeeper is concerned by the demand made ​​by Atlantic Industrial Services (AIS) to dispose of 30 million litres of treated water in Dieppe’s municipal sewer system originating from its facility in Debert, Nova Scotia. Petitcodiac Riverkeeper is adamant that New Brunswick’s DepartmentContinue Reading

Petitcodiac Riverkeepers’ New Board of Directors Ready to Take Action!

MONCTON, NEW BRUNSWICK – October 1, 2014 – With the arrival of the fall and a recent participation in an international competition that has shone a spotlight on its successes as well as the potential to come for the Petitcodiac River’s restauration efforts, Petitcodiac Riverkeeper’s new Board of Directors (elected this past summer at theContinue Reading

Petitcodiac Riverkeeper Lends a Hand to Moncton’s TD Tree Days.

On September 20, 2014, two sites were selected and 210 native trees and shrubs, in addition to three red maple trees in honour of the three RCMP officers who lost their lives last summer, were planted along the Petitcodiac waterfront trail in downtown Moncton. Petitcodiac Riverkeeper was involved in the organization of this activity, whichContinue Reading

Maine scientists interested in Petitcodiac Riverkeeper projects

On June 16, 2014, scientists came from Maine to visit the Humphreys Brook restoration project lead by Petitcodiac Riverkeeper and also to familiarize themselves with the Petitcodiac River causeway issue. Photo: – Denis Haché, Retired engineer, former dam removal specialist at Fisheries and Oceans Canada and advisor to Petitcodiac Riverkeeper. – Slade Moore, Contracting Habitat RestorationContinue Reading

2014 Annual General Meeting

INVITATION TO OUR MEMBERS AND THE PUBLIC You are cordially invited to attend the Petitcodiac Riverkeeper’s 2014 Annual General Meeting, Tuesday June 10, at 7:00 pm at the Chateau Moncton Hotel. RSVP by calling 506.388.5337 or by emailing Meeting Agenda Attendees can download the Meeting Agenda here: 2014 AGM Petitcodiac Riverkeeper. We’re always looking forContinue Reading

A tree bearing the Petitcodiac Riverkeeper name

Petitcodiac Riverkeeper now has roots on Vaughan Harvey Boulevard. To celebrate Moncton’s 125th anniversary, 35 organizations planted a tree that bears their name during the Arbor Day event, which took place on May 15, 2014 on Vaughan Harvey Boulevard in Moncton. Petitcodiac Riverkeeper also took advantage of the event to highlight and celebrate its 15th anniversary.Continue Reading

Tidal Bore Attracts Tourists from Asia

These ladies from Taiwan made certain to come to Moncton during their Atlantic Canada trip, because they had heard about the Tidal Bore and wanted to see it for themselves. They ran into Petitcodiac Riverwatcher Georges Brun, who stopped by to chat with them and find out more about their travels. They had flown into HalifaxContinue Reading

Melvin Perez’s 40th Surf on the Petitcodiac

MONCTON (December 4, 2013) – A series of very good bores are expected to roll in this week. On Thursday, December 5, 2013, Moncton resident and native Costa Rican Melvin Perez will descend on his 40th tidal bore at 11:12am. He will start his journey behind Little Caesars restaurant at 18 Champlain Street in DieppeContinue Reading