1138 releases issued in the specified time period for Natural Resources
December 14, 2017 11:54 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Licence of a Lifetime Winners Can Fish and Hunt for Life
Winners of the 2017 Licence of a Lifetime lottery have received a free licence to hunt game and catch fish in Nova Scotia.
November 23, 2017 1:07 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Update on the Independent Review of Forest Practices
Bill Lahey, University of King’s College president and leader of Nova Scotia’s Independent Review of Forest Practices, has assembled a team of experts to help review forest harvest practices and the overall role of Crown wood supply throughout Nova Scotia.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.