Local communities working together, to create and celebrate a world with strong relationships, a healthy natural environment, and vibrant local economies.

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What is FBC?

We're a registered charity and demonstration centre, committed to finding and promoting practical solutions to today's sustainability challenges.

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Our Programs

Our Programs

With a long history of initiating innovative projects and creating engaging educational programming, FBC always has something great on the go!

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Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

We host a range of events, from community workshops to charity runs, and many more. Find an event near you or check out what's happening at our site in Glassville!

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What’s a Brook Trout? #EquipTheKids

The Brook Trout (Salvelinus fontinalis) is a freshwater salmonid fish native to Eastern North America. However, it has been artificially introduced across North America and on other continents. In parts of its range, it is also known as the eastern brook trout, speckled trout, brook charr, squaretail, or mud trout, among others. One population in Lake Superior is […]

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Project Webfoot, Part I: Training at Tantramar!

Last Monday, our Education Coordinator (Holly Pacey) and our Media and Promotions Coordinator (Michelle Lavery) headed to the Tantramar Wetlands Centre for Project Webfoot staff training. Project Webfoot is a program for Grades 4 to 6 facilitated by Ducks Unlimited Canada that provides “the opportunity for students to apply their learning and connect with nature […]

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Why Grow Shiitake Mushrooms?

Shiitake mushrooms are a delectable fungus native to East Asia. They’ve been cultivated for centuries – the earliest written record is from China in 1209. The first book about their cultivation came from Japan in 1796. Until 1982, the Japanese variety of shiitakes could only be farmed in traditional places using ancient methods. Farmers cut […]

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