Educational Elements at Department of Natural Resources and Renewables Library

Resources for younger web surfers

Kid's Corner of the Shubenacadie Wildlife Park. If you'd like more information about an animal, visit the Wildlife Park website.


Resources for Teachers and Educators

Shubenacadie Wildlife Park - The provincial wildlife park offers on-site and outreach programs. Programs are written for everyone from primary to senior high school.

Hunter Education Courses

online hunting education  Online Registration for Courses on furharvesting, bow hunting, crossbow hunting and hunter education

Fur Harvester & Trapper Education

Hunter Education

Bow Hunter Education

Online Crossbow certification course


Around your Home and Woodlot

Tree Identification Guide to common native trees in Nova Scotia

Woodlot Management Home Study Program.

Buying and Storing Your Winter's Wood

Measuring Stacked Firewood

Selling Standing Timber

Burn it Hot. Information to help you use wood heating efficiently

Fact sheets about nuisance wildlife.

A list of over 20 information leaflets outlining the life history, damage symptoms,and control options for some forest insects and diseases in Nova Scotia.

Tips and Information about natural Christmas Trees

Learn the Facts around grass burning

Find out if your home is Fire Smart

How to protect your home and property from wildfire


Learn a new skill

Natural Resources has an online Basic Forest Fire Suppression Course.

Becoming an Outdoors Woman is a twice-yearly workshop primarily aimed at women but is an opportunity for anyone 18 years or older to learn outdoor skills - skills usually associated with hunting and fishing, but useful for many outdoor pursuits.