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Nova Scotians Reminded to Leash Dogs in Wildlife Habitat

Natural Resources

February 23, 2009 10:50 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Nova Scotians Reminded to Leash Dogs in Wildlife Habitat
Nova Scotians are reminded to keep dogs on leashes in wildlife habitat to decrease the dangers they can pose to wildlife such as deer.

Shubenacadie Sam to Make Annual Weather Prediction

Natural Resources

January 29, 2009 2:16 PM

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 Monday, Feb. 2.

Annapolis Valley Groundwater Survey

Natural Resources

January 5, 2009 10:14 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Annapolis Valley Groundwater Survey
Farmers and other groundwater users in the Annapolis Valley are being asked to take part in a study that will help to improve water use planning.

Minister Appoints Former Chief Justice to Lead Natural Resources Strategy

Natural Resources

December 23, 2008 11:30 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Minister Appoints Former Chief Justice to Lead Natural Resources Strategy
Retired Chief Justice of Nova Scotia Constance Glube has been named chair of a steering panel to lead the development of a new strategy governing the province's natural resources.

Interactive Online Mapping of Wells

Natural Resources

December 17, 2008 2:49 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Interactive Online Mapping of Wells
Nova Scotians can now find detailed information about water wells throughout the province, thanks to an interactive online map.

Christmas Festival of Trees and Crafts

Natural Resources

December 4, 2008 9:40 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Christmas Festival of Trees and Crafts
Nova Scotians can once again join in the holiday spirit at the 19th annual Christmas Festival of Trees and Crafts in Middle Musquodoboit, Halifax Regional Municipality.

Recovery Efforts for the Endangered American Marten

Natural Resources

December 3, 2008 11:16 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Recovery Efforts for the Endangered American Marten
As part of continuing efforts to increase the population of the endangered American marten, five of the animals were released in the Cape Breton Highlands National Park in Cheticamp, Inverness Co. today, Wednesday, Dec. 3.

Another Woodlot Certification Agreement for Nova Scotia

Natural Resources

November 18, 2008 3:06 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES/ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT--Another Woodlot Certification Agreement for Nova Scotia
More of Nova Scotia's small woodlot owners will have greater access to changing markets and sustainable management plans, requiring forestry practices that meet today's environmental and cultural standards thanks to a new woodlot certification program.

Boston Tree Cutting Ceremony

Natural Resources

November 17, 2008 11:06 AM

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.

Mining Matters Conference Focuses on Mining in Today's Markets

Natural Resources

November 7, 2008 2:27 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Mining Matters Conference Focuses on Mining in Today's Markets
Nova Scotians have an opportunity to learn more about the province's mining industry at the two-day Mining Matters 2008 conference at the Westin Nova Scotian Hotel in Halifax on Sunday, Nov. 9 and Monday, Nov. 10.

60th Anniversary of the Provincial Fire Centre

Natural Resources

November 5, 2008 3:36 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--60th Anniversary of the Provincial Fire Centre
For 60 years, the Provincial Fire Centre has been a part of forest fire fighting history in Nova Scotia. Today, Nov. 5, Nova Scotians are celebrating generations of men and women who have protected their province's wildlife, forests, homes and lives.

Deer Hunting Season Begins

Natural Resources

October 30, 2008 2:27 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Deer Hunting Season Begins
Nova Scotian hunters are looking forward to the start of another deer hunting season, beginning Friday, Oct. 31.

Hunters Helping the Hungry

Natural Resources

October 28, 2008 1:37 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Hunters Helping the Hungry
Nova Scotia's food banks are looking forward to the beginning of the hunting season and the third year of the Hunters Helping the Hungry program.

Charges Made Under Migratory Birds Convention Act

Natural Resources

October 27, 2008 11:09 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Charges Made Under Migratory Birds Convention Act
Conservation Officers in Lunenburg County charged five hunters on the opening day of the migratory game bird season for exceeding the daily bag limit of ducks.

Bow Course Offered

Natural Resources

October 10, 2008 1:53 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Bow Course Offered
The Bowhunter Instructor Association of Nova Scotia is offering a bow course on Sunday, Oct. 26, at the Department of Natural Resources Training Centre in Shubenacadie.

Paradise Trail to Open to Motorized Vehicles

Natural Resources

October 8, 2008 3:21 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Paradise Trail to Open to Motorized Vehicles
Barriers will be removed today, Oct. 8, from an abandoned Dominion Atlantic Railway line through Paradise, Annapolis Co.

NATURAL RESOURCES–-Death of Moose to be Investigated

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.

Woodlot Certification Contributes to Sustainable Prosperity

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.

Fermeture de certains parcs provinciaux en raison de la tempête

Natural Resources

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.

Storm Closes Some Provincial Parks

Natural Resources

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.

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