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International Forest Fire Group Meets in Halifax
Delegates of the North American Forestry Commission - Fire Management Working Group are meeting in Halifax, sharing the best ways for fighting forest fires. - 2014/10/17 - 10:55
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Plan for Forestry Allocations Announced
NOTE: A list of fibre allocations follows this release. The government announced its forestry plan for the western Crown lands today, Oct. 9, and released 10-year fibre allocations for the lands. - 2014/10/09 - 09:32
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Land Agreement, Funding for Shubenacadie Canal Announced
A backgrounder on the title history of the owner-unknown land at lock 4 and adverse possession on private land is available at http://novascotia.ca/natr/land/new-purchases.asp. The Department of Natural Resources has signed an agreement to provide a safe portage route for paddlers between Lake Thomas and Fletchers Lake in Fall River, as part of the historic Shubenacadie Canal System. - 2014/10/06 - 13:13
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Harvest Maps Posted on Natural Resources Website
Government began releasing maps today, Sept. 30, that, for the first time, show harvest allocations on the certified western Crown lands. - 2014/09/30 - 12:19
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Celebrate Nova Scotia's Forests
NOTE: Driving directions to the woodlands follow this release. Nova Scotians are invited to celebrate the province's forests through a series of field days, beginning Saturday, Sept. 20, to help celebrate National Forest Week. - 2014/09/19 - 14:20
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Beach Park Made More Wheelchair Accessible
The Department of Natural Resources has made $25,000 in wheelchair accessibility enhancements at Martinique Beach Provincial Park. - 2014/09/19 - 14:11
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Bear, Deer Hunting Seasons Begin
With the fall hunting season now underway, hunters are reminded to review regulations to ensure their safety and the safety of others. - 2014/09/12 - 14:00
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Firefighting Service Visits Yarmouth
A Department of Natural Resources helicopter that helps fight wildfires across the province will touch down at the Mariners Centre in Yarmouth on Saturday, Aug. 23, as part of Tri-County Firefighters Family Fun Day. - 2014/08/22 - 15:59
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