741 releases issued in the specified time period for Natural Resources
October 6, 2011 10:52 AM
RESSOURCES NATURELLES--Le gouvernement poursuit son plan de protection contre les coyotes agressifs
Le plan à quatre éléments visant à sensibiliser davantage les gens et à protéger les communautés contre les coyotes agressifs se poursuit, y compris le programme de primes pour les peaux de coyotes.
October 6, 2011 10:51 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Plan Continues for Safety from Aggressive Coyotes
The four-part plan by the province to increase awareness and make communities safer from aggressive coyotes is continuing, including the pelt incentive program.
September 23, 2011 12:47 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Online Woodlot Network Supports Strategy
The province's natural resources strategy is moving forward with a new online tool that promotes sustainable woodlot management by helping woodland owners network with each other.
September 22, 2011 12:48 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Enhances Aerial Services to Fight Wildfires
The province is looking skyward to support wildfire fighting capabilities and help provide better protection for Nova Scotians and our valuable resources.
September 20, 2011 3:08 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Presents Forestry Infrastructure Plan
The province's seven-point plan to provide jobs, specialized training and to keep the NewPage mill in Point Tupper re-sale ready, is progressing.
September 15, 2011 11:35 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--National Forest Week
Activities around the province are showcasing the diversity of forests during National Forest Week, Sept. 18-24.
September 15, 2011 9:04 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Antlerless Deer Stamps Still Available
The Department of Natural Resources announced today, Sept. 15, that more than 1,100 antlerless deer stamps are still available for Deer Management Zone 103.
August 29, 2011 3:56 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Provincial Parks to Reopen
All provincial parks, except one, will reopen at 9 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 30. The parks closed on Sunday, Aug. 28, as a precaution in advance of severe weather conditions expected from Tropical Storm Irene. Department of Natural Resources staff found little damage to provincial parks.
August 28, 2011 11:31 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES/EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICE--Mainland Parks Close due to Pending Storm
All provincial parks in mainland Nova Scotia, including camping, beach parks and day-use facilities, will be closed to the public because of severe weather conditions expected from Tropical Storm Irene.
August 16, 2011 12:42 PM
RESSOURCES NATURELLES--Une stratégie pour un environnement et une économie durables
La stratégie sur les ressources naturelles de la Nouvelle-Écosse permettra d'améliorer la gestion des ressources et les pratiques durables dans la province, tout en créant de nouveaux emplois.
August 16, 2011 12:34 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Strategy Sustains Environment, Economy
NOTE: A social media version of this release, with hi-res, downloadable photos, audio and video clips is available at http://gov.ns.ca/news/smr/2011-08-16-Natural-Resources-Strategy . More photos will be added after the event.
Nova Scotia's natural resources strategy will improve resource management and sustainable practices in the province, while creating good jobs.
July 27, 2011 11:39 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Nova Scotia Helps Fight Ontario Fires
Nova Scotia is sending a 21 member wildfire fighting crew to help battle blazes in the forests of northern Ontario.
July 21, 2011 9:48 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Antlerless Deer Hunting Stamps Available
Nova Scotians can begin to apply for the annual antlerless deer hunt starting Friday, July 22. There will be 11,500 permits available again this year.
July 15, 2011 1:21 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Canada's Parks Day, Nova Scotia Events
A day of fun festivities celebrating Canada's Parks Day is in store for Nova Scotians and travellers visiting provincial parks on Saturday, July 16.
July 11, 2011 3:08 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--2011 Woodlot Owner of the Year Announced
A Digby County family has been recognized for their diversity of forestry management techniques and ingenuity by being named Nova Scotia's 2011 Woodlot Owner of the Year.
June 30, 2011 9:24 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Dominion Beach Maintenance Underway
Sun and surf enthusiasts at Dominion Beach, Cape Breton Regional Municipality, will soon see improvements at the provincial park. Work has begun to address damage caused by winter storms.
June 23, 2011 1:40 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Stricter Enforcement to Keep Dogs on a Leash in Parks
NOTE: A list of provincial parks where increased patrols will take place follows this release.
With most provincially-run parks and trails open, Nova Scotians are reminded that it is illegal, under the Provincial Parks Act, to allow a dog to run off leash in these areas.
June 21, 2011 11:28 AM
FISHERIES/AQUACULTURE/NATURAL RESOURCES--Women Invited to Learn Outdoor Skills
Registration is open for a unique three-day workshop that helps women enjoy the outdoors with confidence.
June 20, 2011 10:24 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Annual Moose Hunting Licence Draw to be Webcast
The Department of Natural Resources will conduct the 2011 annual moose hunting licence draw on Tuesday, June 21, at the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre, 606 Reeves St.
June 16, 2011 1:25 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Nova Scotia to Deploy a Second Unit to Fight Fires in Alberta
The Department of Natural Resources is sending another 21 member firefighting crew to Alberta to assist with the high number of forest fires.