Department of Natural Resources

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Most Provincial Parks Opening Friday
NOTE: A list of opening dates for camping parks follows this release. Nearly all provincial day-use parks and several camping parks are set to open Friday, May 18. - 2018/05/15 - 11:02
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Annual Moose Licence Draw
Nova Scotians can apply for the annual moose licence lottery starting today, May 1. - 2018/05/01 - 09:35
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Independent Review of Forest Practices Being Finalized
University of King’s College president Bill Lahey has informed Natural Resources Minister Margaret Miller that although he will be completing his report on forest practices in the next few days, he is subjecting it to further review by advisors in international law and forestry economics before he finalizes his report for submission to the minister and public release. - 2018/04/30 - 12:53
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Fund Supports Mineral Sector Growth
Nova Scotia has launched a new fund to boost the province’s mineral sector and help the search for mineral deposits across the province. - 2018/04/10 - 12:21
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Provincial Campsite Bookings Begin Next Week
Campers will be able to book provincial campsites for the 2018 season starting Monday, April 2. - 2018/03/29 - 09:31
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Interdictions de brûlage à compter du 15 mars
On rappelle aux Néo-Écossais de consulter la carte des interdictions de brûlage à compter du 15 mars, date officielle du début de la saison de risque élevé de feu de forêt. - 2018/03/09 - 13:11
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Burning Restrictions Begin March 15
Nova Scotians are reminded to, Check Before You Burn, starting March 15, the official start of the wildfire risk season. - 2018/03/09 - 13:07
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Amendments to the Mineral Resources Act
Amendments introduced today, March 2, will improve the clarity of the Mineral Resources Act before it is proclaimed this spring. - 2018/03/02 - 09:15
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