765 releases issued in the specified time period for Natural Resources
April 14, 99 12:34 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Change in Hunter Education Program
The delivery of the Hunter Education Program in Nova Scotia has been changed, Natural Resources Minister Kennie MacAskill announced today.
March 26, 99 11:22 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Moose Draw Applications Available April 1
Natural Resources Minister Kennie MacAskill announced today that applications for the 1999 moose licence lottery will be available at all Department of Natural Resources offices April 1. The application form will also be available at the department's homepage: http://www.gov.ns.ca/natr/wildlife/index.htm .
February 24, 99 2:50 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Funding Assistance for Livestock Producers
The Eastern Habitat Joint Venture, through the Department of Natural Resources, is accepting applications for the 1999 Streamside Program. Up to $5,000 in assistance may be available for fencing wetlands and watercourses, stream crossings and alternative or controlled watering systems.
February 19, 99 3:28 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--CXN--Safety, Success Highlight Hunting Season
CORRECTION: To item originally transmitted on Thursday, Feb. 11 -- please note, in the Nova Scotia Deer Harvest Summary, incorrect figures were given for Inverness County and those for Victoria County were inadvertently omitted. The correct table follows.
NOVA SCOTIA DEER HARVEST SUMMARY, 1995-1998
February 11, 99 11:27 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Safety and Success Highlight Hunting Season
Nova Scotia maintained its excellent hunter safety record in 1998 with no hunting fatalities and only two personal injury accidents.
February 2, 99 2:35 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Shubenacadie Sam Predicts More Winter
When is winter going to end? That's the question on many people's minds this time of year. And today, Groundhog Day, is the day they look for the answer.
January 15, 99 2:23 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Cottage Cove Provincial Park Will Reopen
Cottage Cove Provincial Park will reopen this spring following its normal winter closure.
January 12, 99 2:22 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--1999 Nova Scotia Woodlot Owner of the Year
The Department of Natural Resources is accepting nominations at until Jan. 31 at local offices for the 1999 Nova Scotia Woodlot Owner of the Year.
December 8, 98 2:08 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--License Agreement Signed With Snowmobilers
Natural Resources Minister Kennie MacAskill has signed a three-year license agreement with the Snowmobilers Association of Nova Scotia for the use and maintenance of snowmobile trails on Crown land. Snowmobile Association president Arlene Taylor and past-president Laurie Cranton signed the agreement with Mr. MacAskill on Thursday, Nov. 26.
November 17, 98 2:14 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Order to Halt Unauthorized Timber Harvest
The provincial government is taking action to halt unauthorized timber harvesting in Nova Scotia. Natural Resources Minister Kennie MacAskill announced in the legislature today that, effective immediately, all unauthorized harvesting on Crown lands must cease.
November 5, 98 2:29 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Endangered Species Legislation Introduced
An endangered species act has been introduced in the Nova Scotia legislature by Natural Resources Minister Kennie MacAskill.
October 23, 98 2:15 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Conservation Officer Cadets to be Sworn In
Fifteen candidates from the conservation officer cadet program at the police academy in Summerside will be sworn in next week to work in the enforcement section of the Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources for six weeks.
October 20, 98 1:57 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES/ENVIRONMENT--Climate Change Projects Announced
Two projects under the public outreach component of the federal government's $150-million Climate Change Action Fund have been announced for Nova Scotia.
October 19, 98 5:05 PM
ENVIRONMENT/NATURAL RESOURCES--Ministers Laud Acid Rain Agreement
Nova Scotia's ministers of the environment and natural resources said they are encouraged with the signing of Canada-Wide Acid Rain Strategy for Post 2000.
September 9, 98 11:35 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Good Response to Antlerless Deer Stamp Draw
Almost 33,000 applications were received for Nova Scotia's first computerized draw for stamps enabling a limited number of hunters to hunt antlerless deer this fall.
August 31, 98 12:35 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Ban on Open Fires Lifted
A ban prohibiting open fires in Nova Scotia woodlands was lifted effective 12 noon today, Monday, Aug. 31.
August 24, 98 2:12 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Woodlands Travel Ban Lifted
A ban on woodlands travel in Nova Scotia has been lifted. Natural Resources Minister Kennie MacAskill says travel in the woods is permitted effective immediately.
August 21, 98 1:30 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Deadline for Antlerless Deer Draw Approaches
More than 20,000 applications have been received so far for the 8,150 available antlerless deer hunting stamps. Natural Resources Minister Kennie MacAskill reminds hunters that they have only two weeks left to enter the draw.
August 10, 98 10:10 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Nova Scotia Woods Closed to Travel
A provincewide ban on travel in Nova Scotia woods has been ordered by Natural Resources Minister Kennie MacAskill. The ban takes effect at noon today, Monday, Aug. 10, 1998, and will remain in place until further notice.
August 7, 98 2:20 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Caution Urged While Outdoors
With the arrival of another weekend, Natural Resources Minister Kennie MacAskill once again urges everyone to use caution while outdoors, whether for recreation or at work. The forest fire hazard across Nova Scotia continues to be high to extreme.