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Poachers of Endangered Moose Sought
Department of Natural Resources officials are asking for the public's help to find the poachers who killed an endangered mainland moose that was removed for safety reasons last month from St. Croix, Hants Co. - 2014/10/28 - 14:04
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Province Seeks Feedback On Forestry Plans
The government today, Oct. 28, posted new maps on the Department of Natural Resources website that show planned Western Crown fibre harvests. - 2014/10/28 - 11:58
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McNabs Island Improvements
Visitors to McNabs Island in Halifax Harbour will see some improvements next spring. - 2014/10/24 - 11:24
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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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