751 releases issued in the specified time period for 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
September 23, 2008 2:03 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES/ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT--Province Supports Forestry Action Plan
The provincial government is investing $2.52 million through the Community Development Trust Fund to build a better future for Nova Scotia's forests and economy.
September 22, 2008 2:00 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Additional Antlerless Deer Hunting Stamps to be Issued in Zone 2A
Eligible Nova Scotian hunters who do not have an antlerless deer stamp can now receive one for Zone 2A.
September 19, 2008 9:35 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Celebrate National Forest Week in Nova Scotia
Nova Scotians can celebrate National Forest Week with the Department of Natural Resources by taking part in various activities around the province that showcase the diversity of provincial forests.
September 16, 2008 10:06 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Hosts DEMO International 2008 Live Forestry Show
Building the future through responsible management is the theme of Department of Natural Resources's exhibit at the DEMO International 2008 live forestry show. Nova Scotians can experience the world-class event from Sept. 18 to 20 in Devon, Halifax Co.
September 11, 2008 3:30 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Woodlot Owners of Year to Host Field Days
Nova Scotians will have an opportunity to take interpretive walks, learn about natural resources management opportunities, view informative displays and enjoy the great outdoors when regional and provincial Woodlot Owners of the Year open their properties to the public during the months of September and October.
September 10, 2008 12:20 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Changes to Wildlife Act Regulations
Nova Scotians have another tool for harvesting deer, thanks to recent changes to regulations under the Nova Scotia Wildlife Act. Changes to the Firearm and Bow Regulations will allow the use of crossbows by qualified individuals for hunting deer in the province.
September 5, 2008 1:01 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Changes Made To Provincial Park Season
Long Point and South West Margaree day-use provincial parks are closed for the season because of damage from flooding.
August 12, 2008 3:13 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Take Precautions With Distempered Raccoons
With an increase in the raccoon population, officials are reminding Nova Scotians to take precautions with domestic pets.
August 6, 2008 9:03 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES–-Join in the Fun at Shubenacadie Wildlife Park
Day camps, scavenger hunts, and nature walks are just a few of the activities available to the public from now until the end of summer at Shubenacadie Wildlife Park.
August 1, 2008 9:37 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Remaining Trail Bridges to be Repaired
Trail users should use caution around several trail bridges near Cambridge, Kings Co. The Spidle, Graves and McGee Brook bridges will be removed over the next few weeks for repair.