890 releases issued in the specified time period for Natural Resources
March 6, 2014 1:51 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Enjoy March Break At Shubenacadie Wildlife Park
March Break will be an exciting time at the Shubenacadie Provincial Wildlife Park.
February 26, 2014 11:59 AM
RESSOURCES NATURELLES--Une carte et une nouvelle saison de brûlage pour une sécurité améliorée
Le gouvernement provincial contribue à réduire le risque de feu de forêt en modifiant la façon dont le brûlage de broussailles est autorisé.
February 26, 2014 11:58 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--BurnSafe Map, New Burning Season Increase Safety
The province is helping reduce the risk of wildfires by changing the way domestic brush burning is permitted.
February 2, 2014 8:07 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--The End Of Winter Is Near, Says Sam
Spring is on the way, says Shubenacadie Sam, who did not see his shadow today, Feb. 2.
January 31, 2014 9:04 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Supports Innovation in Forestry Sector
The province approved a $1.1-million investment, today, Jan. 31, in eight projects to explore new ways of doing business in the forestry sector.
January 29, 2014 1:14 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Short Winter, Long Winter? All Eyes On Sam
It's likely that Nova Scotians will be humming Here Comes the Sun at 8 a.m., on Sunday, Feb. 2., if Shubenacadie Sam forecasts an early end to winter.
January 23, 2014 9:42 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Approves First Municipal Geothermal Project
Springhill has final provincial approval to open Nova Scotia's first municipal geothermal program.
January 21, 2014 9:41 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Shubenacadie Lectures Examine Wildlife Topics
A thought-provoking series of free monthly talks ranging from saving eagles from lead poisoning to learning how to camp will be offered at Shubenacadie Provincial Wildlife Park this year.
January 20, 2014 9:41 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Get Ready For Groundhog Sam-Cam
Shubenacadie Sam is about to get his wake-up call, about two weeks ahead of his end-of-winter forecast next month. Hopefully, he can't reach the snooze button.
December 24, 2013 8:54 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Supports Maple Syrup Production
A Cumberland county maple syrup producer can expand his business, with a government lease for forested Crown land in Leamington.
December 18, 2013 2:17 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--2013 Licence of a Lifetime Winners Announced
Two Nova Scotians have won this year's Licence of a Lifetime, giving them free life-long hunting and fishing licences. It is the 21st year the province and the Nova Scotia Federation of Anglers and Hunters have joined together to offer the prize.
December 16, 2013 1:38 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Increases Crown Land Ownership
The province is gaining additional Crown land to protect species at risk, support forestry needs and increase a provincial park.
December 13, 2013 12:27 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Natural Resources Staff Stop Using Lead Bullets
Every year, many animals and birds risk being poisoned by ammunition that contains lead.
December 5, 2013 10:22 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--A Weekend Festival of Trees and Crafts
Join thousands of Nova Scotians and enjoy the seasonal celebrations this weekend at the 24th annual Christmas Festival of Trees and Crafts in Middle Musquodoboit, Halifax Regional Municipality.
December 4, 2013 9:56 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Donates Christmas Trees
The province is making the holiday season brighter and greener, and promoting Nova Scotia Christmas trees at the same time.
November 21, 2013 10:51 AM
RESSOURCES NATURELLES--Une nouvelle carte indique les endroits où les risques liés au radon sont plus élevés
Le gouvernement provincial rappelle aux propriétaires de vérifier le niveau de radon dans leur maison, et a mis en ligne une nouvelle carte qui cerne les régions où le risque d'exposition est le plus élevé.
November 21, 2013 10:48 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--New Map Shows Potential Radon Threat
The province is reminding property owners to test for radon and is publishing a new online map to help identify areas with the highest potential risk of exposure.
November 13, 2013 1:55 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Take A Neighbourly Approach To Exploration
Telling neighbours when major work will be starting next door is common courtesy.
November 12, 2013 11:21 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Nova Scotia's Tree for Boston Begins Journey
Nova Scotia's Christmas Tree for Boston started its journey from Mill Cove, Lunenburg Co., today, Nov. 12, with a planned stopover at Halifax City Hall for a final public send-off, Wednesday morning.
November 1, 2013 1:32 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Nova Scotian Donates Christmas Tree for Boston
NOTE: A photo of this year's Boston Tree is available at http://novascotia.ca/news/photos/2013/nov/o1A9253.jpeg.
Mary Lou Milligan of Mill Cove, Lunenburg Co., is this year's donor of Nova Scotia's Christmas tree for Boston.