765 releases issued in the specified time period for Natural Resources
October 3, 2008 2:48 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES–-Death of Moose to be Investigated
The death of a mainland moose near Pictou on Thursday, Oct. 2, is being investigated by the Department of Natural Resources.
September 29, 2008 2:27 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES/ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT--Woodlot Certification Contributes to Sustainable Prosperity
Forestry operators will be able to supply new markets and verify the sustainability of their forestry practices with a new certification program for eastern Nova Scotia woodlot owners.
September 28, 2008 3:16 PM
RESSOURCES NATURELLES/BUREAU DE GESTION DES URGENCES--Fermeture de certains parcs provinciaux en raison de la tempête
Des parcs provinciaux à usage diurne et de camping dans les comtés de Shelburne, Yarmouth, Queens, Annapolis et Digby seront fermés au public en raison des conditions météorologiques qui seront causées par la tempête tropicale Kyle.
September 28, 2008 3:13 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES/EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICE--Storm Closes Some Provincial Parks
Provincial day-use and camping parks in Shelburne, Yarmouth, Queens, Annapolis and Digby counties will be closed to the public because of anticipated weather conditions from Tropical Storm Kyle.
September 23, 2008 2:03 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES/ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT--Province Supports Forestry Action Plan
The provincial government is investing $2.52 million through the Community Development Trust Fund to build a better future for Nova Scotia's forests and economy.
September 22, 2008 2:00 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Additional Antlerless Deer Hunting Stamps to be Issued in Zone 2A
Eligible Nova Scotian hunters who do not have an antlerless deer stamp can now receive one for Zone 2A.
September 19, 2008 9:35 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Celebrate National Forest Week in Nova Scotia
Nova Scotians can celebrate National Forest Week with the Department of Natural Resources by taking part in various activities around the province that showcase the diversity of provincial forests.
September 16, 2008 10:06 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Hosts DEMO International 2008 Live Forestry Show
Building the future through responsible management is the theme of Department of Natural Resources's exhibit at the DEMO International 2008 live forestry show. Nova Scotians can experience the world-class event from Sept. 18 to 20 in Devon, Halifax Co.
September 11, 2008 3:30 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Woodlot Owners of Year to Host Field Days
Nova Scotians will have an opportunity to take interpretive walks, learn about natural resources management opportunities, view informative displays and enjoy the great outdoors when regional and provincial Woodlot Owners of the Year open their properties to the public during the months of September and October.
September 10, 2008 12:20 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Changes to Wildlife Act Regulations
Nova Scotians have another tool for harvesting deer, thanks to recent changes to regulations under the Nova Scotia Wildlife Act. Changes to the Firearm and Bow Regulations will allow the use of crossbows by qualified individuals for hunting deer in the province.
September 5, 2008 1:01 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Changes Made To Provincial Park Season
Long Point and South West Margaree day-use provincial parks are closed for the season because of damage from flooding.
August 12, 2008 3:13 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Take Precautions With Distempered Raccoons
With an increase in the raccoon population, officials are reminding Nova Scotians to take precautions with domestic pets.
August 6, 2008 9:03 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES–-Join in the Fun at Shubenacadie Wildlife Park
Day camps, scavenger hunts, and nature walks are just a few of the activities available to the public from now until the end of summer at Shubenacadie Wildlife Park.
August 1, 2008 9:37 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Remaining Trail Bridges to be Repaired
Trail users should use caution around several trail bridges near Cambridge, Kings Co. The Spidle, Graves and McGee Brook bridges will be removed over the next few weeks for repair.
July 25, 2008 2:30 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Islands Park Alcohol Free
To ensure the safety and enjoyment of all park users, Islands Provincial Park in Shelburne County will be alcohol-free for the remainder of the camping season.
July 24, 2008 3:16 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--No Charges Expected in Forest Fire
The investigation into last month's wildfire in the Porters Lake/Lake Echo area has concluded. No charges will be laid at this time.
July 23, 2008 12:05 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES–-Ban on Open Fires Lifted
Due to significant precipitation in recent days, the open fire ban in place since July 9 ended at noon today, July 23.
July 18, 2008 2:13 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Accepting Antlerless Deer Hunting Licence Applications
NOTE: A list of available antlerless deer stamps for the years 2006, 2007 and 2008 is posted on the Communications Nova Scotia Website at http://gov.ns.ca/news/Photos/2008/Jul/DeerChart.html .
More than 6,100 additional licences are up for grabs in this year's antlerless deer hunting draw, bringing the total licences to 11,900 for the fall 2008 season. The phone line accepting applications to hunt antlerless deer will open Saturday, July 19.
July 14, 2008 3:48 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Sharpe Brook Trail Bridge Repair
Trail users are asked to use caution around the Sharpe Brook trail bridge near Cambridge, Kings Co. The bridge will be removed on July 16 for replacement.
July 12, 2008 1:00 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--New Trailhead Building Announced at Thomas Raddall Provincial Park
Hikers have a focal point to explore and better understand the trails at Thomas Raddall Provincial Park in Port Joli, Queens Co.