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Falls Brook Centre Receives Environmental Trust Fund Funding for Four Projects

FREDERICTON, May 17, 2016 – Falls Brook Centre has received partial funding for four projects in 2016-2017 from the New Brunswick Environmental Trust Fund.

With $55 000, FBC will continue to act as the provincial coordinator for Renewables NB, a renewable energy information hub that serves to promote green energy solutions and provide information for home- and business-owners. FBC has also received $48 0000 to upgrade and enhance our Glassville demonstration site, ensuring that its renewable energy technology is up-to-date and fully accessible to the public.

FBC will continue to be a provider of quality sustainability education programming, through a $40 000 project to cultivate young eco-citizens in rural classrooms.

Finally, FBC is happy to announce that they have received $35 000 to educate the public about the ecological systems that sustain human communities and the natural environment through an initiative called the “New Brunswick Permaculture Network”.

“ETF never fails to support innovative and integral environmental programming and initiatives in New Brunswick. Falls Brook Centre is grateful for ETF’s continuing support of our unique contribution to the environmental movement,” says Interim Executive Director, Shannon Herbert.

The Environmental Trust Fund awarded over $6.5 million to community groups, municipalities, non-profit organizations, and research institutes for projects that will protect, preserve and enhance New Brunswick’s natural environment.

A full list of ETF funded projects can be found here.