1138 releases issued in the specified time period for Natural Resources
June 19, 2013 2:00 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Funds Focus on Mineral Exploration, Jobs in Nova Scotia
The province is investing more funds in Nova Scotian mineral exploration projects that will create more jobs and improve the rural economy.
June 12, 2013 11:13 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Geothermal Lease for Springhill a First
The province is helping Springhill grow its economy, use clean, efficient energy, and reduce harmful emissions by opening the way for a municipal geothermal program - the first in Nova Scotia.
June 10, 2013 12:50 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Coxheath Office Without Power, Phone Today
The Department of Natural Resources office in Coxheath, Cape Breton, is unable to receive e-mails today, June 10, and phone reception will be limited due to renovations.
June 7, 2013 11:19 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Improved Caribou Provincial Park Will Open Soon
A new guest services building is making Caribou-Munroes Island Provincial Park an even better destination for campers, picnickers and swimmers.
June 4, 2013 11:27 AM
RESSOURCES NATURELLES--Comment éviter une rencontre avec un ours
Les ours sont sortis d’hibernation et il arrive que des jeunes s’éloignent de leur mère et s’aventurent dans des lieux habités. Il est bon que les Néo-Écossais sachent quoi faire s’ils se trouvent en présence d’un ours.
June 4, 2013 11:21 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--How to Avoid Bear Encounters
Hibernation has ended and young bears straying from their mothers may enter neighbourhoods, so Nova Scotians should know how to respond.
May 27, 2013 12:06 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Visiting Cape Split Is Easier, Safer
Nova Scotians and tourists will find it easier to visit Cape Split, now that a new parking lot has opened.
May 27, 2013 9:34 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Moose Near Highway 104
The Department of Natural Resources is issuing a warning that a moose is moving quickly near Highway 104, Exit 3, close to the Wandlyn Motel.
May 23, 2013 9:22 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Report Summarizes Public Comments on Western Crown Lands
A report is now available on what Nova Scotians said are the best ways to use the 1.5-million acres of Crown land in the province's western region to ensure sustainable economic, social and environmental benefits for communities.
May 22, 2013 12:54 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Solar-Powered Salamander at Open House Weekend
Nova Scotians will have a chance to see a yellow-spotted salamander that's powered by the sun and to learn about the province's gold mines, fossils, parks, forests, Crown land and more at the Department of Natural Resources Open House Weekend.
May 17, 2013 10:54 AM
RESSOURCES NATURELLES--Ouverture des parcs provinciaux pour la saison
Les Néo-Écossais ont une autre raison de célébrer cette fin de semaine prolongée puisque plusieurs parcs provinciaux ouvriront leurs portes.
May 17, 2013 10:53 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Provincial Parks Opening for Season
Nova Scotians have another reason to celebrate this coming holiday weekend, as several provincial parks open to visitors.
May 16, 2013 2:10 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Burning Permit Replacement to Improve Safety, Save Money
The province is developing an online system that will increase fire safety for Nova Scotians while replacing burning permits and eliminating their fees. It will launch next spring.
May 10, 2013 12:11 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Fires in Cape Breton Prompt Warnings
The province is urging Nova Scotians to understand the dangers of uncontrolled fires and to take steps to prevent them after a number of fires have occurred in Cape Breton Regional Municipality already this season.
May 8, 2013 1:52 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Urges Safe Off-Highway Vehicle Riding
Nova Scotians who drive off-highway vehicles such as ATVs and dirt bikes are reminded of mandatory safety training courses and other legal requirements.
April 29, 2013 1:12 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Opens Roads on Western Crown Land
A social media release, with audio clips, is available at http://novascotia.ca/news/smr/2013-04-29-Crown-Lands/ . Hi-res downloadable photos will be added after the event.
The roads are now open to Nova Scotia's new Crown land in the province's western region, the former Bowater Mersey land.
April 16, 2013 12:03 PM
RESSOURCES NATURELLES--Commençons à penser dès maintenant à prévenir les feux de forêts
Même si la neige d’avril et les averses du printemps réduisent le risque des feux de broussailles et des feux d’herbe, nous devons tous être prudents pour faire en sorte que nos forêts soient encore là pour les générations futures.
April 16, 2013 12:00 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Start Thinking About Fire Safety Now
Although April snow and showers reduce the risk of brush and grass fires, we all have to take care to ensure our woodlands are here for future generations.
April 15, 2013 2:28 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Seeks Community Forests Proposals
The province is supporting small communities in Nova Scotia and opportunities in the forest sector by accepting proposals to set up community forests on Crown land.
April 15, 2013 10:24 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Applications for 2013 Moose Hunt Now Open
Moose hunters in Nova Scotia will have additional choices for hunting times in the non-motorized moose hunt in the Polletts Cove-Aspy Fault Wilderness area of Cape Breton, with the addition of two new one-week seasons in late October and early November.