926 releases issued in the specified time period for Natural Resources
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.
September 12, 2014 2:00 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--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.
August 22, 2014 3:59 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--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.
August 12, 2014 1:34 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES/TRANSPORTATION/INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL--Tentative Donkin Mine Agreement Encouraging
Glencore has reached a tentative agreement with a company that could see the Donkin coal mine in Cape Breton brought into production.
August 1, 2014 10:58 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Apply Now For Antlerless Deer Hunting Stamp
NOTE: A graphic of the 12 hunting zones in Nova Scotia is available on the Communications Nova Scotia website at http://novascotia.ca/news/Photos/2014/07/30/Deer-Zones.jpg .
Nova Scotia hunters can apply now for an antlerless deer hunting stamp for this fall's hunting season.
July 31, 2014 11:56 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Cape Split Trails Reopen
Cape Split Provincial Park, one of Nova Scotia's most popular trails systems, reopens to hikers and outdoor enthusiasts today, July 31.
July 25, 2014 5:53 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Cape Split Repairs Begin Saturday, July 26
Hikers and outdoor enthusiasts are being asked to stay away from Cape Split in Kings County, as work gets underway to repair recent storm damage.
July 18, 2014 9:37 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--2014 Woodland Owners of The Year Announced
Hiram and Ernest Carver, John Simons, and Richard Rowter are the 2014 Woodland Owners of the Year in the western, central and eastern regions, respectively. The Carvers are also the Provincial Woodland Owners of the Year.
July 16, 2014 11:53 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Grants Awarded To Promote Mineral Exploration
NOTE: A list of 2014 grant recipients and amounts follows at the end of this release.
Ten prospector grants totalling about $90,000 and 15 advanced project grants totalling $455,000 were announced today, July 16, to help find and develop mineral deposits across the province.
July 16, 2014 10:00 AM
RESSOURCES NATURELLES--La plupart des parcs sont maintenant ouverts
Les travaux pour réparer les dommages causés par la tempête post-tropicale Arthur sont en cours. La plupart des parcs provinciaux sont ouverts et fonctionnent à peu près normalement.
July 16, 2014 9:58 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Most Provincial Parks Now Open
Damage from post-tropical storm Arthur is being repaired and most provincial parks are open with operations almost back to normal.
July 4, 2014 1:43 PM
RESSOURCES NATURELLES/BUREAU DE GESTION DES URGENCES--Les parcs provinciaux ferment à cause de la tempête
Tous les parcs provinciaux en Nouvelle-Écosse, y compris les terrains de camping, les plages, les parcs de fréquentation diurne et le Parc faunique provincial Shubenacadie seront fermés à cause du mauvais temps que devrait apporter la tempête tropicale Arthur.
July 4, 2014 1:40 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES/EMO--Provincial Parks To Close Due to Storm
All provincial parks in Nova Scotia, including camping, beach parks, day-use parks and the Shubenacadie Provincial Wildlife Park, will be closed to the public because of severe weather conditions expected from Tropical Storm Arthur.
June 18, 2014 1:48 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Learn To Camp At Blomidon Provincial Park
Nova Scotians have until noon, Monday, June 23, to register for a fun July weekend in Blomidon Provincial Park, where they can learn about camping and other outdoor activities.
June 3, 2014 10:56 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Website, Hotline Tracking Bat Sightings
If you see bats, please report them and help track the status of Nova Scotia's bat population.