765 releases issued in the specified time period for Natural Resources
March 12, 2010 10:13 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Seeks Input on Deer Hunting Zones
The Department of Natural Resources is seeking public input to revise provincial deer-management zone boundaries to better manage the population and provide more harvesting opportunities.
March 12, 2010 9:41 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Get Prepared for Fire Season
The province is seeing an increase in grass fires earlier this year and is urging people to take steps to prevent home and property damage.
March 11, 2010 2:04 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Take Steps to Discourage Coyotes
Coyote sightings around the province are prompting officials to remind Nova Scotians of steps to take to discourage wildlife from scavenging near homes and what to do should they encounter a coyote.
February 17, 2010 1:22 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES/ENVIRONMENT--Province Secures, Protects More Land
NOTE: Maps of the land purchase are available at http://gov.ns.ca/natr .
The province continues to protect the environment and strengthen the economy with strategic land investments.
February 3, 2010 10:36 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Finalizes Land Deal with Irving
The province is working to reach its economic and environmental goals with the recently completed purchase of 65,000 acres of J.D. Irving land in Annapolis, Digby, Yarmouth, and Cumberland counties.
February 2, 2010 1:36 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Shubenacadie Sam Predicts Six More Weeks of Winter
Shubenacadie Sam was at the centre of attention during the Groundhog Day event at the Shubenacadie Wildlife Park today, Feb. 2. The groundhog saw his shadow, predicting six more weeks of winter.
January 28, 2010 9:15 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Shubenacadie Sam to Make Annual Weather Prediction
Shubenacadie Sam, Nova Scotia's weather-predicting groundhog, will host his annual party at the Shubenacadie Provincial Wildlife Park on Tuesday, Feb. 2.
January 25, 2010 9:50 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Sable Island to be Protected by Federal Law
Sable Island will be protected for years to come as a result of a commitment from the province and the government of Canada.
December 22, 2009 1:31 PM
ENVIRONMENT/NATURAL RESOURCES--Forest Report to Aid Land Protection Process
A historic report from the Colin Stewart Forest Forum will play an important part in the government's approach to protect 12 per cent of Nova Scotia's land base by 2015.
December 4, 2009 12:39 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Christmas Festival of Trees and Crafts
Nova Scotians can enjoy the holiday spirit at the 20th annual Christmas Festival of Trees and Crafts in Middle Musquodoboit.
November 25, 2009 11:49 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Recovery Efforts for the Endangered American Marten
As part of continuing efforts to increase the population of the endangered American marten, four of the animals were released in the Whycocomagh Provincial Park in Whycocomagh, Inverness Co., today, Nov. 25.
November 24, 2009 2:05 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Working to Restore Forests in Mabou Highlands
The provincial government is restoring forests in Cape Breton's Mabou Highlands ravaged by the spruce bark beetle.
November 16, 2009 1:37 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Boston Tree Cutting Ceremony
Nova Scotia continued its annual tradition of thanking the people of Boston for their help during the aftermath of the Halifax Explosion.
November 13, 2009 12:00 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Hunters Helping the Hungry
Nova Scotia hunters will once again help to feed the hungry, through food banks across the province.
November 13, 2009 9:32 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Sustainability is Theme of Annual Mining Matters Conference
The importance of the mining industry to Nova Scotia will be showcased during the 33rd annual Mining Matters conference at the Westin Nova Scotian Hotel in Halifax, Monday, Nov. 16, and Tuesday, Nov. 17.
October 30, 2009 1:59 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Funds Forestry Development in Southwestern Nova Scotia
The Department of Natural Resources' Forestry Action Plan is helping landowners manage sustainable and healthy forests in Southwestern Nova Scotia.
October 29, 2009 1:40 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES–-Deer Hunting Season Begins Oct. 30
Nova Scotian hunters are looking forward to the start of another deer hunting season, beginning Friday, Oct. 30.
October 16, 2009 9:30 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Crossbow Course Now Available Online
Nova Scotia is the first province to provide an online crossbow course.
October 14, 2009 2:35 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Uranium Ban to Become Law
A moratorium on exploration and mining of uranium in Nova Scotia will be made law.
October 1, 2009 9:51 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Spryfield-area Fire Investigation Completed
The Department of Natural Resources has completed its investigation into April wildfires in the Spryfield area, Halifax Regional Municipality, and no charges are pending.