1138 releases issued in the specified time period for Natural Resources
April 2, 2014 2:01 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Moose-hunting Licence Application Period Begins
Nova Scotian hunters have until midnight, May 31, to apply for a coveted moose hunting licence.
April 2, 2014 10:42 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Western Crown Land Forest Roads to Temporarily Close
Forest roads on western Crown land formerly owned by Bowater will be closed to all motorized vehicles as of Thursday, April 3, to protect drivers and roadbeds.
Ouverture du service de réservation téléphonique et en ligne d’emplacements de camping dans les parcs provinciaux
April 1, 2014 1:56 PM
RESSOURCES NATURELLES--Ouverture du service de réservation téléphonique et en ligne d’emplacements de camping dans les parcs provinciaux
Les Néo-Écossais peuvent se réjouir de l’arrivée d’un signe indéniable du printemps. En effet, c’est le mercredi 2 avril qu’ouvrira le service de réservation téléphonique et en ligne d’emplacements de camping dans les parcs provinciaux.
April 1, 2014 1:53 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Camping Parks Reservations Line to Open
Nova Scotians can take heart as a sure sign of spring is on the way. The toll-free reservation phone line and website to accept bookings for provincial park campsites is opening Wednesday, April 2.
April 1, 2014 9:22 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Coxheath Office Closed Today
The Department of Natural Resources Sydney office, at 300 Mountain Rd., Coxheath, is closed today, April 1, because of bad weather.
March 27, 2014 2:13 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Legislation to Repeal Outdated Legislation Introduced
Natural Resources Minister Zach Churchill introduced legislation today, March 27, to repeal four outdated forestry agreements.
March 20, 2014 9:58 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Sawmills Given Short-term Access to Western Crown Land
Sawmills in Nova Scotia are being given short-term access to harvest trees from the Western Crown lands.
March 14, 2014 10:48 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--New Wildfire-Risk Season Starts Tomorrow
The government is reminding Nova Scotians the new wildfire-risk season, when domestic brush-burning is restricted, begins Saturday, March 15.
March 6, 2014 1:51 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Enjoy March Break At Shubenacadie Wildlife Park
March Break will be an exciting time at the Shubenacadie Provincial Wildlife Park.
February 26, 2014 11:59 AM
RESSOURCES NATURELLES--Une carte et une nouvelle saison de brûlage pour une sécurité améliorée
Le gouvernement provincial contribue à réduire le risque de feu de forêt en modifiant la façon dont le brûlage de broussailles est autorisé.
February 26, 2014 11:58 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--BurnSafe Map, New Burning Season Increase Safety
The province is helping reduce the risk of wildfires by changing the way domestic brush burning is permitted.
February 2, 2014 8:07 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--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.
January 31, 2014 9:04 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Supports Innovation in Forestry Sector
The province approved a $1.1-million investment, today, Jan. 31, in eight projects to explore new ways of doing business in the forestry sector.
January 29, 2014 1:14 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Short Winter, Long Winter? All Eyes On Sam
It's likely that Nova Scotians will be humming Here Comes the Sun at 8 a.m., on Sunday, Feb. 2., if Shubenacadie Sam forecasts an early end to winter.
January 23, 2014 9:42 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Approves First Municipal Geothermal Project
Springhill has final provincial approval to open Nova Scotia's first municipal geothermal program.
January 21, 2014 9:41 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Shubenacadie Lectures Examine Wildlife Topics
A thought-provoking series of free monthly talks ranging from saving eagles from lead poisoning to learning how to camp will be offered at Shubenacadie Provincial Wildlife Park this year.
January 20, 2014 9:41 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Get Ready For Groundhog Sam-Cam
Shubenacadie Sam is about to get his wake-up call, about two weeks ahead of his end-of-winter forecast next month. Hopefully, he can't reach the snooze button.
December 24, 2013 8:54 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Supports Maple Syrup Production
A Cumberland county maple syrup producer can expand his business, with a government lease for forested Crown land in Leamington.
December 18, 2013 2:17 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--2013 Licence of a Lifetime Winners Announced
Two Nova Scotians have won this year's Licence of a Lifetime, giving them free life-long hunting and fishing licences. It is the 21st year the province and the Nova Scotia Federation of Anglers and Hunters have joined together to offer the prize.
December 16, 2013 1:38 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Increases Crown Land Ownership
The province is gaining additional Crown land to protect species at risk, support forestry needs and increase a provincial park.