751 releases issued in the specified time period for 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.
March 8, 2005 2:30 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Blackheaded Budworm Threatens Highlands
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.
February 25, 2005 2:39 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Supports Improvements to Port Hood
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.
February 25, 2005 2:10 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Extends Review of Wildlife Management
The Department of Natural Resources has extended the deadline for public comment on the review of wildlife sanctuaries and wildlife management areas.
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.
January 20, 2005 10:17 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Portions of the Shubenacadie Canal System to
The province will provide $250,000 to upgrade portions of the Shubenacadie Canal system.
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.
January 5, 2005 8:48 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Rissers Beach Boardwalk to be
The popular salt marsh boardwalk at Rissers Beach Provincial Park, Lunenburg Co., will be reconstructed.
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.
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.
December 13, 2004 10:37 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Issues Donkin Call for Proposals
The province issued a call for proposals today, Dec. 13, to explore and develop the Donkin coal resource block within the Sydney coalfield.
December 8, 2004 12:47 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Enhanced Wood Salvage Program Announced
The province announced an enhanced wood salvage program for landowners within the Brown Spruce Longhorn Beetle restricted zone during a meeting on Dec. 7 at the Lawrencetown Community Centre in Lawrencetown, Halifax Regional Municipality.
December 3, 2004 10:30 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Wild Turkey Decision
The province has decided not to approve the introduction of wild turkeys to Nova Scotia at this time.
November 19, 2004 9:05 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Purchases Coastal Properties
The province is purchasing more than 2,400 hectares of coastal properties, in areas of Shelburne, Guysborough and Halifax counties.
November 2, 2004 2:00 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Committee to Review Off-highway Vehicle Report
The Department of Natural Resources will co-ordinate an interdepartmental committee to review Voluntary Planning's off- highway vehicle task force report, released today, Nov. 2.
October 28, 2004 12:53 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Deer Hunting Season Opens In Nova Scotia
Natural Resources Minister Richard Hurlburt is urging hunters to make safety a top priority as this year's five-week deer hunting season opens on Friday, Oct. 29.
October 22, 2004 10:58 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Learning More About Our Mineral Resources
The story of Halifax Harbour will be told by Gordon Fader during a lunchtime talk on Tuesday, Nov. 2 at the 2004 Mining Matters Conference in Halifax.
October 8, 2004 11:37 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--2004 Woodlot Owner of the Year Field Day
James Bower is Nova Scotia's 2004 provincial Woodlot Owner of the Year. A field day will be held on his woodlot in Lower Ohio, Shelburne Co., on Saturday, Oct. 16 from 10 a.m to 3 p.m.
September 28, 2004 1:11 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Women Enjoying the Outdoors
Nancy Parsons grew up with six siblings and enjoyed many outdoor activities, such as camping, fishing and hiking. Then she joined the workforce and had a family. Her priorities and responsibilities changed and she wasn't able to spend as much time enjoying the outdoors as she would have liked.
September 24, 2004 3:01 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Sustainable Communities Initiative Wins Silver
Government organizations in Nova Scotia were recognized recently for developing a unique one-stop business shopping process for communities.