Sustainability map

Fredericton campus

Saint John campus

The campus sustainability map showcases the various components of sustainability that can be found at the University of New Brunswick. From the location of bike racks and bus stops to the identification of sustainability programming and sustainable buildings, this map is a great starting point for those seeking sustainability services on our campuses.

The map includes:

  • public transportation
  • waste management
  • sustainable clubs and societies
  • sustainable food
  • sustainability programming
  • interactive tree trail 

An ever-changing map

The campus map is constantly changing as on-campus sustainability services increase, develop and shift over time. If there is a sustainability service available on-campus that is not seen on the map, please reach out to UNB Sustainability and it will be updated as soon as possible.

Acadian Forest Tree Trail

Do you know your Acadian forests tree species? Take a walk through campus and test out your knowledge.

The Acadian Forest is one of eight forest regions in Canada, it covers most of the Maritime Provinces, northern New England and extends into Quebec’s Gaspé Peninsula. Although classified as a distinct region, it is actually a combination of the Northern Hardwood and Boreal forests; the Acadian Forest contains elements of both, thus creating a unique blend of hardwood and softwood trees found nowhere else on earth (Simpson, 2008).

The Acadian Forest began to develop when the glaciers, which covered much of North America, began to retreat over 10,000 years ago. As the ice melted, species of plants and animals began migrating northward, including spruce and birch. Because our Maritime climate still maintains a moderately cold winter, our area is able to maintain a wide variety of trees, shrubs, and wildflowers.

The Acadian forest is home to 32 native tree species, and range from very young saplings to old mature trees. Each tree at any age plays a vital role in this forest, and all help to keep the woodland healthy and strong.

Canada’s Provincial Tree Trail

Do you know which trees represent each of our provinces and territories? Take a walk through campus and test out your knowledge.

While the international community might recognize the maple leaf as a national Canadian symbol, the individual provinces and territories all maintain a tree that represents their province. Since our provinces and territories of Canada stretch from the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean, and extend from temperate climates to the northern Arctic habitats it leaves behind a rich diversity of trees in their paths.

** Some of the Provincial and territorial trees are missing from this list due to their inability to grow well in our local eco-zone**