Department of Lands and Forestry

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Provincial Campsite Bookings Begin April 2
NOTE: A list of camping park reservation dates follows this release. Campers can soon start booking provincial park campsites for the 2019 season through an improved reservation process with staggered start dates. - 2019/03/19 - 09:16
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Launch of Mi’kmaw Forestry Initiative
Government and the Mi’kmaq of Nova Scotia are launching a forestry pilot project that will create opportunities for jobs, training and Mi’kmaw businesses in silviculture and harvesting. - 2019/03/15 - 13:12
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Biodiversity Act Helps to Protect Ecosystems
Government introduced legislation today, March 14, that makes it easier to protect the province’s wild animals, plants and water species. - 2019/03/14 - 13:18
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Shubenacadie Sam Says Six More Weeks of Winter
Shubenacadie Sam predicted six more weeks of winter when he came out of his burrow and saw his shadow. - 2019/02/02 - 08:13
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Celebrate Groundhog Day with Shubenacadie Sam
Nova Scotians are invited to celebrate Groundhog Day with Shubenacadie Sam as he makes his annual spring forecasting prediction from his home at the Shubenacadie Wildlife Park on Saturday, Feb. 2. - 2019/01/30 - 12:04
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Government to Improve Forest Practices
Government’s changes to forest practices will increase ecological protection and biodiversity, and lead the province to a more sustainable forestry sector. - 2018/12/03 - 11:29
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Christmas Trees Donated to Local Charities
The province is making the holiday season brighter and greener with the help of Nova Scotia Christmas trees. - 2018/11/28 - 12:45
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Oxford Family Donates Tree for Boston
Nova Scotia’s annual Christmas tree gift to Boston is coming from Cumberland County for the first time. - 2018/10/31 - 11:43
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