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Province Implements Recommendations for Off-highway Vehicle Use.

Natural Resources

May 27, 2005 2:54 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Implements Recommendations for Off-highway Vehicle Use.
The Department of Natural Resources is creating six new positions for enforcement officers in response to the growing number of off-highway vehicles in Nova Scotia and public concern about their use.

Spray Areas for Blackheaded Budworm Identified

Natural Resources

May 25, 2005 3:18 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Spray Areas for Blackheaded Budworm Identified
Twenty areas located in the Cape Breton Highlands have been identified for a proposed spray trial to determine the effectiveness of a biological control product on the blackheaded budworm.

Alcohol Ban in Some Provincial Parks

Natural Resources

May 19, 2005 9:51 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Alcohol Ban in Some Provincial Parks
The Department of Natural Resources will place a temporary ban on alcohol in some provincial parks, beginning Friday, May 20. The ban is to help ensure visitors have a safe and enjoyable camping experience.

Nova Scotia Provincial Parks Set to Open

Natural Resources

May 10, 2005 12:01 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Nova Scotia Provincial Parks Set to Open
Many of Nova Scotia's provincial parks will open on the Victoria Day weekend, May 20-23.

No Wildlife Management Areas to be Delisted

Natural Resources

May 5, 2005 3:29 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--No Wildlife Management Areas to be Delisted
Natural Resources Minister Richard Hurlburt announced today, May 5, that no wildlife management areas or wildlife sanctuaries will be delisted.

Celebrate National Forest Week in Nova Scotia

Natural Resources

April 29, 2005 1:15 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Celebrate National Forest Week in Nova Scotia
Nova Scotians of all ages can celebrate National Forest Week -- which begins Sunday, May 1 -- by taking in an educational play at a local school, playing tree trivia, or simply enjoying a walk in the woods.

Fire Season Begins

Natural Resources

April 15, 2005 12:20 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Fire Season Begins
Nova Scotians will need burning permits as of today, April 15, with the start of fire season.

Special Wild Places Celebrated

Natural Resources

April 11, 2005 11:30 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Special Wild Places Celebrated
As life becomes more complicated and demanding, Nova Scotians have more appreciation for those special places where they can enjoy life's simpler pleasures.

Land Conservation Agreement Signed

Natural Resources

April 7, 2005 1:33 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Land Conservation Agreement Signed
Nova Scotians will soon see more wilderness conservation, thanks to a new partnership agreement.

Annual Moose Licence Lottery Opens

Natural Resources

March 24, 2005 3:02 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Annual Moose Licence Lottery Opens
More Nova Scotians will get licences to hunt moose this year.

Work Begins on Rissers Boardwalk

Natural Resources

March 16, 2005 3:18 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Work Begins on Rissers Boardwalk
Work on the boardwalk at Rissers Beach Provincial Park, Lunenburg Co., started on Tuesday, March 15.

Blackheaded Budworm Threatens Highlands Forests

Natural Resources

March 8, 2005 2:30 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Blackheaded Budworm Threatens Highlands Forests
Nova Scotia forestry officials say there is a serious threat to woodlands in the Cape Breton Highlands where large populations of the blackheaded budworm have been discovered.

Province Supports Improvements to Port Hood

Natural Resources

February 25, 2005 2:39 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Supports Improvements to Port Hood Park
Nova Scotians and visitors will see improvements to the Port Hood Provincial Park this summer, thanks to a $70,000 investment by the provincial government.

Province Extends Review of Wildlife Management

Natural Resources

February 25, 2005 2:10 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Extends Review of Wildlife Management Areas
The Department of Natural Resources has extended the deadline for public comment on the review of wildlife sanctuaries and wildlife management areas.

Outdoor Skills for Women

Natural Resources

January 26, 2005 12:13 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Outdoor Skills for Women
Women now have an opportunity to enjoy the winter weather while learning outdoor skills and trying new activities.

Portions of the Shubenacadie Canal System to be Upgraded

Natural Resources

January 20, 2005 10:17 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Portions of the Shubenacadie Canal System to be Upgraded
The province will provide $250,000 to upgrade portions of the Shubenacadie Canal system.

Province Assesses Wildlife Management Areas

Natural Resources

January 17, 2005 11:01 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Assesses Wildlife Management Areas
Provincial wildlife specialists are beginning a public review of wildlife sanctuaries and wildlife management areas throughout the province.

Rissers Beach Boardwalk to be Reconstructed

Natural Resources

January 5, 2005 8:48 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Rissers Beach Boardwalk to be Reconstructed
The popular salt marsh boardwalk at Rissers Beach Provincial Park, Lunenburg Co., will be reconstructed.

Second Lake Park Reserve To Expand

Natural Resources

December 22, 2004 9:41 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Second Lake Park Reserve To Expand
The province is expanding the Second Lake Park Reserve in Lower Sackville, Halifax Co.

Hunter Education Instructor of the Year

Natural Resources

December 15, 2004 2:35 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Hunter Education Instructor of the Year
Clarence Grondin of the Lunenburg Rod and Gun Club is the 2004 Nova Scotia Hunter Education Instructor of the Year.

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