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L’ouragan Dorian force la fermeture des parcs provinciaux
Les terrains de camping, les plages et les parcs d’utilisation diurne de la province ainsi que le Parc faunique provincial Shubenacadie fermeront à la tombée du jour le vendredi 6 septembre à cause des très mauvaises conditions météorologiques provoquées par l’ouragan Dorian. Des remboursements seront accordés pour les réservations annulées en raison de la fermeture des installations. Le service des réservations dans les parcs communiquera avec tous les campeurs pour coordonner les remboursements. Les campeurs voudront peut-être réserver un terrain de camping pour une autre journée. - 2019/09/05 - 16:43
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Provincial Parks Closed Due to Hurricane Dorian
All provincial campgrounds, beaches and day-use parks, and the Shubenacadie Provincial Wildlife Park, will close at dusk on Friday, Sept. 6, because of severe weather conditions expected from Hurricane Dorian. - 2019/09/05 - 16:39
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Grant Funding, Provincial Strategy Support Trail Development
Nova Scotians and visitors will soon have access to improved trails across the province. - 2019/08/06 - 10:03
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Applications Open for Antlerless Deer Draw
Starting tomorrow, Aug. 1, hunters can apply for an antlerless deer hunting stamp for the 2019 hunting season. There are 5,000 antlerless deer hunting stamps available this year. - 2019/07/31 - 10:27
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Hants Family Named Woodland Owners of the Year
For this year’s top woodland owner, working in the woods has been a family affair for three generations. - 2019/07/29 - 12:14
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Family Activities on Canada’s Parks Day, July 20
- 2019/07/12 - 09:58
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Nova Scotia Wildfire Crew Heading to Ontario
NOTE TO EDITORS: The crew will arrive at the main terminal of Halifax Stanfield International Airport on Friday, July 5 at 4:30 a.m. for their flight to Toronto. The airport is located at 1 Bell Blvd, Enfield. Media will need to show proof of identification. Nova Scotia has answered the call to help fight wildfires in Ontario. - 2019/07/04 - 15:39
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Bridging the Divide in Forestry, Op-ed
NOTE: The following is an op-ed from Lands and Forestry Minister Iain Rankin. Forestry has been part of the foundation of our economy for many decades and has experienced significant changes over time. - 2019/07/03 - 11:07
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