940 releases issued in the specified time period for Natural Resources
January 22, 2015 11:46 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Winter Length Determined By Popular Predictor
Nova Scotians can watch Shubenacadie Sam check for his shadow, at 8 a.m. Monday, Feb. 2, to find out how much longer winter will last.
January 16, 2015 1:19 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Shubenacadie Lectures Examine Wildlife Topics
A series of free monthly lectures on topics ranging from community forests to creatures of the ocean will be offered at Shubenacadie Provincial Wildlife Park this year.
January 2, 2015 9:57 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Consultation Begins on Mineral Resources Act
Nova Scotians are invited to contribute their thoughts and ideas to a review of the Mineral Resources Act.
December 17, 2014 2:57 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Government Seeks Public Input on Mineral Resources Act
Government has released a discussion paper in preparation for a review of the Mineral Resources Act.
December 15, 2014 1:50 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Two Hunters Win 2014 Licence of a Lifetime
Two Nova Scotian hunters are the winners of this year's Licence of a Lifetime lottery, giving them free, life-long hunting and fishing licences.
December 5, 2014 10:34 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Enjoy a Weekend Festival of Trees and Crafts
This weekend, thousands of Nova Scotians are expected to enjoy the 25th annual Christmas Festival of Trees and Crafts in Middle Musquodoboit, Halifax Regional Municipality.
December 2, 2014 2:29 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Government Supports Tree Industry, Charities
The government is promoting Nova Scotia Christmas trees while making the holiday greener and brighter for charities.
November 17, 2014 10:50 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Boston Christmas Tree Begins Journey
This year's Christmas tree for Boston is cut, wrapped, and ready for send-off after a well-attended ceremony in Purlbrook, Antigonish Co., today, Nov. 17.
November 10, 2014 1:22 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Mining, Exploration Industry Meets in Halifax
Industry leaders, academics and government officials will discuss advances and challenges in Nova Scotia's mining industry during Geology Matters, Nov. 12-13, in Halifax.
November 6, 2014 12:20 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--2014 Boston Tree Location A First
For the first time in the history of the tradition, the Nova Scotia Christmas tree for Boston is coming from the northern half of the province.
October 31, 2014 11:14 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Panuke Lake Harvest Review Panel Members Named
Today, Oct. 31, government asked the Mersey Woodlands Advisory Committee to review a recent forest harvest near Lake Panuke, Hants Co.
October 28, 2014 2:04 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--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.
October 28, 2014 11:58 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--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.
October 24, 2014 11:24 AM
WATERFRONT DEVELOPMENT CORP./NATURAL RESOURCES--McNabs Island Improvements
Visitors to McNabs Island in Halifax Harbour will see some improvements next spring.
October 17, 2014 10:55 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--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.
October 9, 2014 9:32 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--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.
October 6, 2014 1:13 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--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.
September 30, 2014 12:19 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--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.
September 19, 2014 2:20 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--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.
September 19, 2014 2:11 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Beach Park Made More Wheelchair Accessible
The Department of Natural Resources has made $25,000 in wheelchair accessibility enhancements at Martinique Beach Provincial Park.