A pre-eminent expert on harbour science and coastal ecology from Australia will be delivering a public lecture in Saint John on Oct. 6, hosted by the Canadian Rivers Institute and the University of New Brunswick. Dr. Emma Johnston is a rising star in the field of harbour and estuarine ecology and a co-presenter of the… Read More »

Over the summer and fall, New Brunswick residents and visitors may notice signs of scientific research in many New Brunswick waterways including the St. John River and tributaries such as the Kennebacasis, the Miramichi River and Wolfe Point River in Fundy National Park. Amanda Babin, a PhD Candidate with the Canadian Rivers Institute at UNB… Read More »

Dr. J. David Allan is coming to the University of New Brunswick to deliver the Canadian Rivers Institute’s H.B.N. Hynes Lectures on Nov. 7 and 8.  Dr. Allan was the 2009 recipient of the Award of Excellence of the North American Benthological Society and the author of two widely used textbooks on stream ecology. He… Read More »

The Canadian Rivers Institute (CRI) at the University of New Brunswick released the St. John River State of the Environment Report today—a document created after a decade of research on New Brunswick’s largest river system. Researchers found that the overall quality of water in the river has improved in the last 40 years, but there… Read More »