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Boston Tree Marks Halifax Explosion’s 100th Anniversary

Natural Resources

October 30, 2017 12:59 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Boston Tree Marks Halifax Explosion’s 100th Anniversary
In the 100th anniversary year of the Halifax Explosion, Nova Scotia’s annual Christmas tree gift to Boston is coming from Cape Breton.

Provincial Parks Wrap Up Record Season

Natural Resources

October 25, 2017 10:03 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Provincial Parks Wrap Up Record Season
Nova Scotia’s provincial parks had a record number of visitors again this year.

Début de la saison de chasse au chevreuil

Natural Resources

October 20, 2017 12:29 PM

RESSOURCES NATURELLES--Début de la saison de chasse au chevreuil
La saison de la chasse générale au chevreuil en Nouvelle-Écosse débute le vendredi 27 octobre et se poursuit jusqu'au samedi 2 décembre.

Deer Hunting Season Opens Oct. 27

Natural Resources

October 20, 2017 12:26 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Deer Hunting Season Opens Oct. 27
General deer hunting season begins in Nova Scotia on Friday, Oct. 27, and continues to Saturday, Dec.2.

Government Helping Communities Get Clear Title to Land

Natural Resources

September 27, 2017 10:00 AM

AFRICAN NOVA SCOTIAN AFFAIRS/NATURAL RESOURCES--Government Helping Communities Get Clear Title to Land
Government will invest about $2.7 million over two years to help residents in five communities get clear title to land on which they live.

Nova Scotia’s Forests to Be Celebrated

Natural Resources

September 18, 2017 10:34 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Nova Scotia’s Forests to Be Celebrated
NOTE: Driving directions to the field days follow this release.
September 24th to the 30th is National Forest Week and two award-winning, family-operated, Nova Scotia woodlots are holding public field days in September to help celebrate.

Province Seeks Help of Trail Camera Owners

Natural Resources

September 13, 2017 9:56 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Seeks Help of Trail Camera Owners
Government is asking Nova Scotians who use trail cameras to help biologists manage the province’s deer and bear populations by sending in their observations.

Additions to Nova Scotia’s List of Species at Risk

Natural Resources

September 1, 2017 11:19 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Additions to Nova Scotia’s List of Species at Risk
Eleven wildlife species have been added to Nova Scotia’s list of species at risk.

Review of Nova Scotia Forest Practices

Natural Resources

August 30, 2017 2:04 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Review of Nova Scotia Forest Practices to Begin
Natural Resources Minister Margaret Miller announced today, Aug. 30, the project leader for an independent review of forest practices in Nova Scotia is beginning.

100 Per Cent Connection of the Trans Canada Trail

Natural Resources

August 25, 2017 11:30 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--100 Per Cent Connection of the Trans Canada Trail
Nova Scotians will mark the 100 per cent connection of the Trans Canada Trail this weekend at more than 30 events.

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.

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