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Renewed Species at Risk Recovery Teams
New and revitalized recovery teams for wildlife and species at risk will help guide the creation of recovery plans. - 2019/04/15 - 12:27
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Interdictions de brûlage pendant la saison de risque élevé de feu de forêt
On rappelle aux Néo-Écossais qu’ils doivent tenir compte des interdictions de brûlage durant la saison de risque élevé de feu de forêt, période qui s’étend officiellement jusqu’au 15 octobre. - 2019/03/25 - 11:45
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Burn Restrictions During Wildfire Risk Season
Nova Scotians are reminded to check before they burn during wildfire risk season, which officially runs until Oct.15. - 2019/03/25 - 11:43
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More Funding Supports for Ecological Forestry
The province is providing an additional $1 million for Crown land silviculture. - 2019/03/19 - 12:17
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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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