1110 releases issued in the specified time period for 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.
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.
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.
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.
January 20, 2017 1:43 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Shubenacadie Sam is Camera Ready
Nova Scotia's favourite groundhog, Shubenacadie Sam, is ready for his annual webcam debut, just less than two weeks before his big spring prediction.
December 19, 2016 2:02 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Licence of a Lifetime Winners Fish and Hunt for Life
NOTE TO EDITORS: Photos of licence winner Erica Riley are available at novascotia.ca/news/photos/2016/12/19/
November 30, 2016 1:18 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Festival of Trees and Crafts this Weekend in Middle Musquodoboit
The annual Christmas Festival of Trees and Crafts in Middle Musquodoboit starts Friday, Dec. 2, and continues through the weekend.
October 28, 2016 12:23 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Boston Christmas Tree a Cape Breton First
For the first time ever, Nova Scotia's evergreen Christmas gift to Boston is coming from Cape Breton and the Mi'kmaw community will help celebrate its send-off.
October 25, 2016 2:19 PM
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICE/NATURAL RESOURCES--Alternate Shower Facilities Available as Provincial Parks Close
As provincial parks close this week for winter maintenance, new alternate shower facilities are open for residents whose wells have gone dry.
October 25, 2016 2:01 PM
RESSOURCES NATURELLES--Saison de la chasse générale au chevreuil
La saison de la chasse générale au chevreuil débute ce vendredi 28 octobre et se poursuit jusqu'au 3 décembre.
October 25, 2016 1:55 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--General Deer Hunting Season
General deer hunting season begins on Friday, Oct. 28, and continues to Dec. 3.
October 17, 2016 11:43 AM
RESSOURCES NATURELLES--Des améliorations au parc provincial Battery
Le gouvernement entend investir 400 000 $ dans des améliorations au parc provincial Battery dans le comté de Richmond, au Cap-Breton.
October 17, 2016 11:31 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Battery Provincial Park Receiving Upgrades
Government is planning to invest $400,000 in upgrades at Battery Provincial Park in Richmond County, Cape Breton.
October 7, 2016 11:26 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Blomidon Provincial Park Receiving Upgrades
Government is planning to invest $670,000 in upgrades at Blomidon Provincial Park in Kings County.
October 7, 2016 11:12 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Five Islands Provincial Park Receiving Upgrades
Government is planning to invest more than $600,000 in upgrades at the popular Five Islands Provincial Park near Parrsboro, Cumberland Co.
October 6, 2016 2:12 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Porters Lake Provincial Park Receiving Upgrades
Government is planning to invest $225,000 in upgrades at Porters Lake Provincial Park in Halifax Regional Municipality.
October 4, 2016 10:17 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Fines Increased for Illegal Cutting on Crown Land
Government has increased fines for illegally cutting timber on Crown land.
September 29, 2016 10:37 AM
RESSOURCES NATURELLES--Prolongation par le gouvernement des services d'incendie et d'accessibilité à l'eau potable
Le ministère des Ressources naturelles maintient certains services saisonniers de lutte contre les incendies et les interdictions de brûlage un peu plus longtemps qu'à l'ordinaire compte tenu du risque encore élevé de feu de broussailles et de forêt.
September 29, 2016 10:32 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Extends Fire, Water Services
The Department of Natural Resources is keeping some seasonal wildfire fighters and burning restrictions in place longer than usual as the risk of wildfires remains high in parts of Nova Scotia.
September 21, 2016 2:02 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Innovation, Investment and Collaboration Mark Forest Week
Forestry remains a key economic driver as Nova Scotia celebrates National Forest Week, Sept. 18-24.