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The End Of Winter Is Near, Says Sam

Spring is on the way, says Shubenacadie Sam, who did not see his shadow today, Feb. 2.

Sam came out of his home at the Shubenacadie Wildlife Park around 8 a.m. this morning and greeted his visitors, then ambled about his enclosure before heading back inside without seeing his shadow.

"I think it's great that many Nova Scotians have been out enjoying winter activities this year, but many are ready to start planning their gardens," said Natural Resources Minister Zach Churchill.

While waiting for the first buds of spring, people may want to visit novascotia.com to reserve their copy of the 2014 Doers and Dreamers Guide. Or, call 1-800-565-0000, toll-free, from anywhere in North America.

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Spring is on the way, says Shubenacadie Sam, who did not see his shadow today (February 2nd).

Sam came out of his home at the Shubenacadie Wildlife Park around 8 a-m this morning and greeted his visitors, then ambled about his enclosure before heading back inside without seeing his shadow.

Natural Resources Minister Zach Churchill says it's great that so many Nova Scotians enjoy outdoor winter activities but others are ready to start planning their gardens.

While waiting for the first buds of spring, people may want to visit nova scotia dot com to reserve their copy of the 2014 Doers and Dreamers Guide, or call 1-800-565-0000, toll-free, from anywhere in North America.

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