Department of Lands and Forestry

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Strong Camping Season for Provincial Parks
Nova Scotia’s provincial parks had a strong 2019 season with nearly 80,000 campsite nights booked. - 2019/11/21 - 10:28
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Pictou County Family Donate Tree for Boston
Pictou County is home to this year’s annual Tree for Boston, a gift to the city of Boston to thank them for their efforts following the Halifax Explosion in 1917. - 2019/11/06 - 11:50
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Ministerial Advisory Committee Appointed
NOTE: A full list of advisory committee members follows the release. Moving Nova Scotia toward an ecological forestry management approach will consider the best available science and perspectives from people and organizations from across the province. - 2019/10/18 - 09:06
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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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