Department of Lands and Forestry

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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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Record Camping Season for Provincial Parks
Nova Scotia’s provincial parks welcomed a record number of campers in 2018. - 2018/10/24 - 13:00
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Début de la saison de chasse au chevreuil le 26 octobre
La saison de la chasse générale au chevreuil en Nouvelle-Écosse débute le vendredi 26 octobre et se poursuit jusqu'au samedi 1er décembre. - 2018/10/18 - 12:58
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Deer Hunting Season Begins Oct. 26
General deer hunting season in Nova Scotia begins Friday, Oct. 26, and continues to Saturday, Dec. 1. - 2018/10/18 - 12:56
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