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Wildlife Lecture Series at Wildlife Park

Natural Resources

February 10, 2016 1:13 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Wildlife Lecture Series at Wildlife Park
Nova Scotians can enjoy a series of free monthly talks about wildlife at the Shubenacadie Provincial Wildlife Park.

Shubenacadie Sam Makes Winter Prediction

Natural Resources

February 2, 2016 8:07 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Shubenacadie Sam Makes Winter Prediction
Spring will come early, according to a prediction made today, Feb. 2, by Nova Scotia's famous groundhog, Shubenacadie Sam. The furry forecaster came out of his hut and did not see his shadow. Folklore says that means a shorter winter.

All Welcome to Groundhog's Grand Gathering

Natural Resources

January 29, 2016 10:37 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--All Welcome to Groundhog's Grand Gathering
A large crowd is expected to celebrate a centuries-old weather forecasting tradition with Nova Scotia's famous groundhog, Shubenacadie Sam, on Tuesday, Feb. 2 at 8 a.m. at the Shubenacadie Provincial Wildlife Park.

Lights, Camera, Groundhog

Natural Resources

January 21, 2016 10:51 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Lights, Camera, Groundhog
Nova Scotia's famous groundhog, Shubenacadie Sam, is now live online. Sam fans can watch via the Sam Cam to see the groundhog in advance of the public Groundhog Day ceremony, Feb. 2.

Festival of Trees and Crafts This Weekend

Natural Resources

December 3, 2015 10:36 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Festival of Trees and Crafts This Weekend
The annual Christmas Festival of Trees and Crafts in Middle Musquodoboit starts Friday, Dec. 4, and continues through the weekend.

Boston Christmas Tree Wrapped and Ready

Natural Resources

November 17, 2015 11:04 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Boston Christmas Tree Wrapped and Ready
Nova Scotia's tall, green Christmas gift for Boston is wrapped and ready for sending after a celebration in Lorne, Pictou Co., today, Nov. 17.

Boston Marathoner Donates 2015 Tree for Boston

Natural Resources

November 5, 2015 11:52 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Boston Marathoner Donates 2015 Tree for Boston
A Nova Scotian who ran the 100th Boston Marathon is donating the Christmas tree that the province will give to Boston this year.

Rappel au sujet de la saison de chasse et de la chasse le dimanche

Natural Resources

October 30, 2015 9:09 AM

RESSOURCES NATURELLES--Rappel au sujet de la saison de chasse et de la chasse le dimanche
La saison de la chasse générale au chevreuil débute aujourd'hui 30 octobre et se poursuit jusqu'au 5 décembre.

Hunting Season, Sunday Hunting Reminder

Natural Resources

October 30, 2015 9:07 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Hunting Season, Sunday Hunting Reminder
General deer hunting season begins today, Friday, Oct. 30, and continues to Dec. 5.

Take a Hike for Open Forest Day

Natural Resources

October 22, 2015 9:04 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Take a Hike for Open Forest Day
Learn about the wonders of the woods, the value of our forests, and the diversity of nature at Nova Scotia's first Open Forest Day on Saturday, Oct. 24, at Maskwa Aquatic Club in the Blue Mountain Birch Cove Lakes Wilderness Area.

Cape Split Upgrades Need Trail Closures

Natural Resources

October 13, 2015 1:39 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Cape Split Upgrades Need Trail Closures
The province is upgrading the hiking trail at Cape Split Provincial Park.

Le temps chaud fait grimper le risque de feu de forêt

Natural Resources

September 28, 2015 1:45 PM

RESSOURCES NATURELLES--Le temps chaud fait grimper le risque de feu de forêt
Le gouvernement met les Néo-Écossais en garde contre le risque accru de feux de forêt causé par les températures chaudes de l’automne.

Warm Weather Increases Wildfire Risk

Natural Resources

September 28, 2015 1:42 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Warm Weather Increases Wildfire Risk
Government is cautioning Nova Scotians that warm autumn temperatures increase the risk of wildfires.

Limited Hunting Season Begins

Natural Resources

September 15, 2015 3:44 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--CXN--Limited Hunting Season Begins
CORRECTION: To the item sent at about 1 p.m., Monday, Sept. 14, to clarify the start of deer hunting season for those using muzzleloaders in the second paragraph.
Hunting season begins today, Sept. 14, in a limited capacity.

Limited Hunting Season Begins

Natural Resources

September 14, 2015 12:59 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Limited Hunting Season Begins
Hunting season begins today, Sept. 14, in a limited capacity.

Request for Proposals Issued for Wild Blueberry Development

Natural Resources

September 14, 2015 10:58 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES/AGRICULTURE--Request for Proposals Issued for Wild Blueberry Development
Government has issued a request for proposals to grow, manage and harvest wild blueberries on Crown land.

Four Eastern Shore Parks Getting Upgrades

Natural Resources

August 31, 2015 1:40 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Four Eastern Shore Parks Getting Upgrades
The province is investing $328,000 for upgrades at four provincial parks in HRM.

Il n'est plus nécessaire de faire bouillir l'eau au parc du lac Porters

Natural Resources

August 28, 2015 3:08 PM

RESSOURCES NATURELLES / ENVIRONNEMENT--Il n'est plus nécessaire de faire bouillir l'eau au parc du lac Porters
Des tests démontrent que l'eau potable au parc provincial du lac Porters, dans la Municipalité régionale d'Halifax, peut maintenant être consommée en toute sécurité.

Porters Lake Park Boil Water Advisory Lifted

Natural Resources

August 28, 2015 3:06 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES/ENVIRONMENT--Porters Lake Park Boil Water Advisory Lifted
Tests show drinking water at Porters Lake Provincial Park in Halifax Regional Municipality is now safe to drink.

New Science Advisory Committee to Focus on Forestry

Natural Resources

August 27, 2015 11:48 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--New Science Advisory Committee to Focus on Forestry
NOTE: A list of Forest Biodiversity Science Advisory Committee members follows this release.
The Department of Natural Resources has created a Forest Biodiversity Science Advisory Committee to enhance the management of Nova Scotia's Crown-owned woodlands.

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