1138 releases issued in the specified time period for Natural Resources
August 9, 2013 12:44 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--New Tools Help Public Report Bat Sightings
The province is asking the public to join efforts to track the health of Nova Scotia's bat populations.
August 7, 2013 2:29 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Helps South Shore Cranberry Farm Grow
The province is helping a South Shore company expand its business and strengthen the economy in rural Nova Scotia, at no cost to Nova Scotia taxpayers.
August 7, 2013 12:42 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Nova Scotians Receive Upper Tantallon Land Donation
Nova Scotians will have access to more land for outdoor recreation, trails, hunting and fishing thanks to a Nova Scotia company.
August 2, 2013 11:59 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES/HEALTH/WELLNESS--Province Supports Healthy Living, Wilderness Adventure
Families will soon have better opportunities and be active outdoors by hiking trails and canoeing rivers as part of the province's new Portage and Hiking Trail Fund, announced today, Aug. 2, by Finance Minister Maureen MacDonald.
August 1, 2013 9:42 AM
ENVIRONMENT/NATURAL RESOURCES--Province to Surpass Land Protection Goal, Protect Parks' Future
Nova Scotia families will benefit from new and expanded provincial parks and more land than ever will be protected for future generations as part of the province's Parks and Protected Areas Plan released today, Aug. 1.
July 31, 2013 11:41 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Antlerless Deer Hunting Stamps Available
Nova Scotia hunters can apply for a chance to harvest an antlerless deer this fall starting Thursday, Aug. 1. There are 6,600 antlerless deer stamps available this year.
July 31, 2013 9:01 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Province to Help Ottawa Repair Gabarus Wall
The province is helping to better protect Gabarus residents from storm surges by offering to match up to $300,000 in federal funding to help repair the damaged seawall it built decades ago.
July 24, 2013 2:19 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Seeks Feedback on Biomass Regulations
The province is considering new regulations that would make it easier to maintain a sustainable wood harvesting industry and is looking for feedback from Nova Scotians. This fulfills yet another commitment met though the province's first Natural Resources Strategy.
July 19, 2013 2:26 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Province's Firefighters to Help Quebec
Nova Scotia is sending a crew of 21 wildfire fighters to Quebec to help battle several forest fires that have been sending smoke into Nova Scotia skies in recent days.
July 19, 2013 9:29 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Coxheath Office On The Move July 22
The Department of Natural Resources office in Coxheath, Cape Breton Regional Municipality, will be closed on Monday, July 22, while staff move to new offices at the same location.
July 18, 2013 11:27 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Moves To Ban Whole-Tree Harvesting
The province will ban whole-tree and full-tree harvesting to ensure that the forestry sector remains sustainable for the future.
July 18, 2013 10:20 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Canada's Parks Day in Nova Scotia
Nova Scotians can enjoy celebrations at many provincial parks on Saturday, July 20, to mark Canada's Parks Day.
July 12, 2013 1:31 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Cape Chignecto Provincial Park Day Fees Eliminated
Kayakers, hikers, and other visitors can now visit Cape Chignecto Provincial Park for free.
July 11, 2013 9:34 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Nova Scotia to Protect New Species at Risk
NOTE: A list of the 11 projects and funding recipients for this year follows this release.
The barn swallow, the snapping turtle, the tri-coloured bat and the black ash tree are among the newest additions to the province's growing list of protected plants and animals.
July 8, 2013 2:14 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--First Learn To Camp Weekend a Success
Thirty-six happy campers graduated this weekend from the first Learn To Camp program offered by Nova Scotia Provincial Parks.
July 8, 2013 2:06 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--2013 Woodland Owners of the Year Announced
Some of Nova Scotia's best woodland managers were honoured today, July 8, as 2013 Woodland Owners of the Year.
July 8, 2013 1:21 PM
FISHERIES/AQUACULTURE/NATURAL RESOURCES--Women Can Learn New Skills at Outdoor Adventure Workshop
Nova Scotia women seeking outdoor adventure can join the Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) Workshop again this fall.
June 28, 2013 10:49 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Provincial Parks Celebrate Canada Day
No matter the weather, enjoying the natural beauty at some of Nova Scotia's 120 provincial parks is a great way to celebrate July 1.
June 26, 2013 1:52 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Hunters, Communities Benefit from New Hunting Regulations
The province has heard the concerns of hunters, trappers, farmers and property owners, and new hunting regulations come into effect today, June 26.
June 26, 2013 11:20 AM
PREMIER'S OFFICE--Province Celebrates Newest Provincial Park
NOTE: A social media version of this release with hi-res, downloadable photos and audio clipsis is available at http://novascotia.ca/news/smr/2013-06-26-Sackville-Park/ .
Imagine scenic hiking trails among beautiful trees on a rolling terrain thriving in an urban surrounding, and you have envisioned Nova Scotia's newest provincial park.