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Antlerless Deer Hunting Stamps Now Available

Natural Resources

August 3, 2017 1:11 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Antlerless Deer Hunting Stamps Now Available
The 2017 draw for stamps that permit hunting of antlerless deer is now open.

Cumberland County Couple Woodland Winners

Natural Resources

July 25, 2017 11:51 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Cumberland County Couple Woodland Winners
Nova Scotia’s 2017 Woodland Owner of the Year is a Cumberland County couple.

Provincial Grants Support Mineral Exploration

Natural Resources

July 19, 2017 11:56 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Provincial Grants Support Mineral Exploration
NOTE: A list of 2017 grant recipients and amounts is at the end of this release.
Nine prospector grants, two shared-funding project grants and a research grant may help find and develop new mineral deposits across the province.

Nova Scotia’s Wildfire Fighters To Help British Columbia

Natural Resources

July 14, 2017 9:59 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Nova Scotia’s Wildfire Fighters To Help British Columbia
Nova Scotia is responding to a request from British Columbia for help in fighting numerous fires in B.C.’s forests.

Celebrate Parks Day, July 15

Natural Resources

July 12, 2017 11:04 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Celebrate Parks Day, July 15
Nova Scotians can enjoy celebrations at many provincial parks on Saturday, July 15, to mark Canada's Parks Day.

How to Keep Bears Away From Your Property

Natural Resources

July 7, 2017 2:04 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--How to Keep Bears Away From Your Property
NOTE: The following is a feature story by the Department of Natural Resources.
Seeing wild animals up close can be an exciting experience, however, having a 200 kilogram black bear near your kitchen door wanting a share of the Sunday roast can be a bit too close for comfort.

Des programmes encouragent le camping dans les parcs provinciaux

Natural Resources

June 7, 2017 1:11 PM

RESSOURCES NATURELLES--Des programmes encouragent le camping dans les parcs provinciaux
Tous les élèves de la 4e année de la province recevront deux nuits de camping gratuites dans l'un des 20 parcs de camping provinciaux.

Programs Encourage Camping at Provincial Parks

Natural Resources

June 7, 2017 1:04 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Programs Encourage Camping at Provincial Parks
Every Grade 4 student in the province will get two free nights in one of 20 provincial camping parks.

Réduire le risque de rencontres avec des animaux sauvages

Natural Resources

May 26, 2017 10:22 AM

RESSOURCES NATURELLES--Réduire le risque de rencontres avec des animaux sauvages
Le ministère des Ressources naturelles encourage les Néo-Écossais à apprendre comment réduire le risque d'attirer les animaux sauvages nuisibles dans leur quartier.

Reducing Risks of Wildlife Encounters

Natural Resources

May 26, 2017 10:18 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Reducing Risks of Wildlife Encounters
The Department of Natural Resources encourages Nova Scotians to learn how to reduce the safety risks of having nuisance wildlife in their neighbourhoods.

Most Provincial Parks Opening Friday

Natural Resources

May 16, 2017 1:19 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Most Provincial Parks Opening Friday
Almost all Nova Scotia provincial day-use parks and several camping parks will open on Friday, May 19.

Annual Moose Hunting Application Underway

Natural Resources

May 2, 2017 11:38 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Annual Moose Hunting Application Underway
Nova Scotians can now apply for the annual moose licence lottery.

New Guidebook Educates About Forest Conservation

Natural Resources

April 19, 2017 11:35 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--New Guidebook Educates About Forest Conservation
A new hands-on guidebook is available that describes how Nova Scotians can help keep the province's woodlands healthy.

Three Parks' Seasons Extended As Reservation Line Opens

Natural Resources

March 30, 2017 1:14 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Three Parks' Seasons Extended As Reservation Line Opens
Government is keeping three provincial parks open five weeks longer than usual this season to meet public demand.

La carte à consulter avant d'allumer un feu est maintenant en ligne

Natural Resources

March 21, 2017 9:34 AM

RESSOURCES NATURELLES--La carte à consulter avant d'allumer un feu est maintenant en ligne
Le ministère des Ressources naturelles avise tous les Néo-Écossais que des feux de forêt peuvent se produire en mars. Les gens doivent donc consulter la carte en ligne avant d'allumer un feu.

Check Before You Burn Now Online

Natural Resources

March 21, 2017 9:26 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES: Check Before You Burn Now Online
The Department of Natural Resources is alerting all Nova Scotians that wildfires can happen in March, so people must heed the reminder Check Before You Burn.

Shubenacadie Sam Predicts an Early Spring

Natural Resources

February 2, 2017 8:06 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Shubenacadie Sam Predicts an Early Spring
Nova Scotians are breathing a sigh of relief after hearing Shubenacadie Sam's prediction of an early spring when he came out of his hut and didn't see his shadow.

Forest Industry Jobs and Economic Impact Increasing

Natural Resources

January 27, 2017 1:55 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Forest Industry Jobs and Economic Impact Increasing
A new report on Nova Scotia's forest industry shows recent increases in the number of people employed and in economic activity.

All Welcome at Groundhog Day Forecasting Festivities

Natural Resources

January 27, 2017 11:54 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--All Welcome at Groundhog Day Forecasting Festivities
Nova Scotians are invited to celebrate Groundhog Day with Shubenacadie Sam on Thursday, Feb. 2 at 8 a.m. as Sam makes his annual spring forecasting prediction from his home at the Shubenacadie Provincial Wildlife Park.

Innovation Hub Makes First Year Progress

Natural Resources

January 26, 2017 9:35 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Innovation Hub Makes First Year Progress
A new study shows Nova Scotia has strong potential to develop an innovative biorefinery that produces an alternative fuel from renewable sources of fibre.

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