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New Guidebook Educates About Forest Conservation
A new hands-on guidebook is available that describes how Nova Scotians can help keep the province's woodlands healthy. - 2017/04/19 - 11:35
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Three Parks' Seasons Extended As Reservation Line Opens
Government is keeping three provincial parks open five weeks longer than usual this season to meet public demand. - 2017/03/30 - 13:14
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La carte à consulter avant d'allumer un feu est maintenant en ligne
Le ministère des Ressources naturelles avise tous les Néo-Écossais que des feux de forêt peuvent se produire en mars. Les gens doivent donc consulter la carte en ligne avant d'allumer un feu. - 2017/03/21 - 09:34
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Check Before You Burn Now Online
The Department of Natural Resources is alerting all Nova Scotians that wildfires can happen in March, so people must heed the reminder Check Before You Burn. - 2017/03/21 - 09:26
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Shubenacadie Sam Predicts an Early Spring
Nova Scotians are breathing a sigh of relief after hearing Shubenacadie Sam's prediction of an early spring when he came out of his hut and didn't see his shadow. - 2017/02/02 - 08:06
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Forest Industry Jobs and Economic Impact Increasing
A new report on Nova Scotia's forest industry shows recent increases in the number of people employed and in economic activity. - 2017/01/27 - 13:55
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All Welcome at Groundhog Day Forecasting Festivities
Nova Scotians are invited to celebrate Groundhog Day with Shubenacadie Sam on Thursday, Feb. 2 at 8 a.m. as Sam makes his annual spring forecasting prediction from his home at the Shubenacadie Provincial Wildlife Park. - 2017/01/27 - 11:54
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Innovation Hub Makes First Year Progress
A new study shows Nova Scotia has strong potential to develop an innovative biorefinery that produces an alternative fuel from renewable sources of fibre. - 2017/01/26 - 09:35
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