741 releases issued in the specified time period for Natural Resources
June 2, 2011 1:55 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Nova Scotia to Help Fight Fires in Alberta
The Natural Resources Department is sending a 21 member firefighting crew to Alberta to assist with a high number of forest fires.
May 25, 2011 10:06 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Four-part Coyote Plan Increases Awareness, Safety
A four-part plan by the province has increased awareness and made communities safer from aggressive coyotes.
May 17, 2011 11:33 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Provincial Parks Set to Welcome Visitors
People are being encouraged to discover nature by participating in events at provincial parks that promote a healthy, active lifestyle.
May 10, 2011 11:50 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Plan Supports Woodlot Owners, Healthy Forests
A $5-million investment will help the province achieve its target of reducing clearcutting to 50 per cent of the total harvest over the next five years.
April 19, 2011 12:30 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Streamlines Process for Ungranted Crown Lands
An amendment introduced today, April 19, will allow the province to release ownership of some ungranted Crown lands in a more timely, efficient manner.
April 18, 2011 11:27 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Early Signs of White-Nose Syndrome Spreading to Bats
Nova Scotians are being asked to help slow the spread of a lethal bat disease, called white-nose syndrome, that has been detected in the little brown bat population in the province.
April 11, 2011 4:12 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES/ENERGY--Electricity from Biomass Cap Lowered
The province is acting to further protect the sustainability of Nova Scotia's forests while keeping on track to meet its renewable energy goals.
April 8, 2011 12:33 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Applications Available for Cape Breton Moose Hunt
Applications are being accepted for the 2011 annual moose licence lottery, which will allow selected hunters to participate in one of four seasons in Cape Breton.
April 6, 2011 12:18 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Change Your World for Wildlife
Nova Scotians are encouraged to learn more about how forests are managed, harvested and conserved during National Wildlife Week from Sunday, April 10 to 16.
March 31, 2011 10:09 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Nature Awaits Nova Scotians, Visitors
Nova Scotians are encouraged to reserve some time with nature by visiting provincial camping parks.
March 30, 2011 2:02 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Truro Family of Doctors Sees Value, Relaxation in Woodlot Management
NOTE: The following is a feature story about the Woodlot Owner of the Year Award.
Three generations of Truro-area doctors know the value of being recognized as good stewards of the forest.
March 30, 2011 11:20 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Land Sale Supports Upper Clements Expansion
Upper Clements Park is set to expand skyward with an aerial adventure park to draw more visitors and create jobs.
March 24, 2011 12:16 PM
RESSOURCES NATURELLES--Ressources éducatives supplémentaires au sujet des coyotes
Prenez un air imposant! Allez à reculons! Faites du bruit! Les trois règles dont il faut se souvenir si l'on rencontre un coyote au comportement agressif sont représentées par l'acronyme PAF sur les ressources publiées aujourd'hui 24 mars.
March 24, 2011 12:13 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--More Coyote Safety Education Offered
Back away! Act big! Make noise! The three rules to remember in an encounter with an aggressive coyote are represented by the acronym BAM on educational materials released today, March 24.
March 22, 2011 2:30 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Beaches, Island, Forests Purchased
To many Nova Scotians, nothing sounds better this time of year than a long sandy beach, an island and breathtakingly beautiful greenery.
March 17, 2011 12:34 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Land Purchases Support Rural Economy
Nova Scotians will soon have more green acres with the purchase of land in three counties, including a coastal property along the Northumberland Shore.
March 14, 2011 1:39 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES/HEALTH/WELLNESS--Thaw Risky for Trail Users
Trail users in the province should be cautious as warming temperatures lead to thawing and risky ice conditions.
February 28, 2011 3:23 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Department Responds to Aggressive Coyote Incident
Department of Natural Resources officials responded to an incident involving an aggressive coyote Saturday, Feb. 26, in Milford Station, Hants Co.
February 2, 2011 8:38 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Shubenacadie Sam Says Spring Coming Soon
Shubenacadie Sam says, despite today's snow, you will soon be able to trade in your snowsuit for gardening garb.
February 1, 2011 9:48 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Shubenacadie Sam to Make Annual Weather Prediction
Shubenacadie Sam's prognosticating prowess will be tested at the Shubenacadie Provincial Wildlife Park on Wednesday, Feb. 2.