Large Mammals Program

The Large Mammals Program is responsible for the effective development, implementation and evaluation of management programs to maintain populations of white-tailed deer, moose and black bear at biologically and socially acceptable levels and to allocate appropriate and equitable uses of these wildlife resources in a manner beneficial to the people of Nova Scotia.

For regulations on the management and use of these species, see

Black Bear





Contact Us
Peter MacDonald, Provincial Large Mammal Biologist
Emma Vost, Wildlife Assistant, Large Mammals

Wildlife Division, NS Department of Lands and Forestry
136 Exhibition St.
Kentville, NS
B4N 4E5
(902) 679-6091