Would you like to help revitalize the Petitcodiac, Memramcook and Shepody rivers?

There is a team of volunteers which has responded YES to this question! Our Mission Petitcodiac Riverkeeper welcomes Anglophones and Francophones who want to work together to ensure the restoration, protection and development of the Petitcodiac River and Shepody Bay Estuary watersheds. Territory We are looking to recruit volunteers residing in the following regions: Riverview Salisbury-PetitcodiacContinue Reading


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

Work continues on Phase 2 of the Humphreys Brook restoration project

Text: Mario Cyr Photos: Edmund Redfield and Mario Cyr Graphics: Edmund Redfield Petitcodiac Riverkeeper continues to work on the second phase of the Humphreys Brook restoration project this fall (2014) by removing large debris, planting native trees and constructing biotechnical slope stabilization structures. (To learn more about our Humphreys Brook restoration project, please read this blog post: OurContinue 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

Edmund Redfield Monitors Fish Stocks in the Petitcodiac River and Works to Restore Salmon Populations

Text: Nathalie LandryEditing: Monique ArsenaultPhotos and video: Georges Brun, Marco MorencyMusic: Phil Flowers Most people seem unaware that the murky waters of the Petitcodiac River are teeming with fish and aquatic life. Ever since the opening of the causeway gates, fish stocks are gradually improving thanks to restored fish passage and restoration efforts led by theContinue 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 mario.cyr@petitcodiac.org. 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