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Land Purchases Support Rural Economy, Recreation, Biodiversity

Natural Resources

March 28, 2013 1:40 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Land Purchases Support Rural Economy, Recreation, Biodiversity
Nova Scotians will soon own more land that will help rural economies, protect endangered species and provide new recreational opportunities.

Les parcs de la Nouvelle-Écosse accueillent les visiteurs

Natural Resources

March 27, 2013 11:38 AM

RESSOURCES NATURELLES--Les parcs de la Nouvelle-Écosse accueillent les visiteurs
Les Néo-Écossais et les visiteurs de l'extérieur de la province peuvent faire des réservations pour leur séjour estival dans les parcs provinciaux de camping à compter du mardi 2 avril.

Nova Scotia Parks Welcome Visitors

Natural Resources

March 27, 2013 11:36 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Nova Scotia Parks Welcome Visitors
Nova Scotians and out of province visitors can schedule outdoor summertime fun in provincial camping parks beginning Tuesday, April 2.

La Province entreprend des consultations sur des terres dans l'ouest de la province

Natural Resources

March 8, 2013 12:10 PM

RESSOURCES NATURELLES--La Province entreprend des consultations sur des terres dans l'ouest de la province
REMARQUE : Une liste complète des dates et des endroits des consultations publiques est présentée à la fin du présent communiqué.
La Province invite les Néo-Écossais à neuf séances de consultation afin d’obtenir leurs idées sur les meilleures façons d'utiliser les 1,5 million d’acres de terres de la Couronne dans l'ouest de la province.

Province Starts Consultations on Western Lands

Natural Resources

March 8, 2013 12:09 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Starts Consultations on Western Lands
NOTE: A list of the consultation locations and dates follows this news release.
The province is inviting Nova Scotians to nine open house consultations to offer their ideas on the best ways to use the 1.5 million acres of Crown land in the western region.

Plan Will Protect Important Lands, Enhance Parks

Natural Resources

February 28, 2013 1:25 PM

ENVIRONMENT/NATURAL RESOURCES--Plan Will Protect Important Lands, Enhance Parks
NOTE: A social media version of this release, with hi-res downloadable photos, is available at http://novascotia.ca/news/smr/2013-02-28-Protected-Lands/. More photos and audio clips will be added after the event.
People in the province are invited to help define the final plan to manage and protect Nova Scotia's natural spaces.

Province Seeks Input on Best Use of Western Crown Lands

Natural Resources

February 26, 2013 1:12 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Seeks Input on Best Use of Western Crown Lands
The province is asking Nova Scotians for their thoughts on how to use 1.5 million acres of Crown land in western Nova Scotia.

Shubenacadie Sam First to Predict Six More Weeks of Winter

Natural Resources

February 2, 2013 8:03 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Shubenacadie Sam First to Predict Six More Weeks of Winter
Fabled Forecaster and Internet sensation Shubenacadie Sam saw his shadow today, Feb. 2, then promptly tweeted the result -- Nova Scotians will get another six more weeks of winter.

Province Takes Next Step in Building the Future of Forestry

Natural Resources

February 1, 2013 1:27 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Takes Next Step in Building the Future of Forestry
The province is taking the next step in building the future of forestry by accepting expressions of interest for community forests. Seven groups have provided submissions, from St. Margarets Bay to Digby.

Shubenacadie Sam Cam Makes Earthcam's Top 10 Sites

Natural Resources

January 29, 2013 2:58 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Shubenacadie Sam Cam Makes Earthcam's Top 10 Sites
Join people from around the world and watch Nova Scotia's famous groundhog Shubencadie Sam prepare for his spring prediction on Saturday, Feb. 2, at 8 a.m.

Shubenacadie Sam Celebrates 25 years of Fabled Forecasting

Natural Resources

January 22, 2013 10:18 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Shubenacadie Sam Celebrates 25 years of Fabled Forecasting
Groundhog Day may be two weeks away, but the celebration has already begun as Shubenacadie Sam marks his 25th anniversary in 2013.

Provincial Parks Wonderlands in Winter

Natural Resources

December 27, 2012 11:54 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES/HEALTH/WELLNESS--Provincial Parks Wonderlands in Winter
People looking to move more, breathe fresh air, and walk off winter doldrums can enjoy Nova Scotia's provincial parks.

Licence Lottery Winners Fish and Hunt for Life

Natural Resources

December 20, 2012 12:45 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES/FISHERIES/AQUACULTURE--Licence Lottery Winners Fish and Hunt for Life
Two lucky Nova Scotians are this year's winners of free hunting and fishing licences that are good for a lifetime. It is the 20th year the province is offering the prize.

Real Christmas Trees Donated to Charity

Natural Resources

December 11, 2012 11:12 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Real Christmas Trees Donated to Charity
This holiday season people can support the economy and the environment by choosing to enjoy a real Christmas tree, grown in Nova Scotia.

Community Forests Part of Forestry of Future

Natural Resources

December 10, 2012 1:34 PM

PREMIER'S OFFICE/NATURAL RESOURCES--Community Forests Part of Forestry of Future
People in communities around the province can be part of the future of forestry through a new community forests program that meets another commitment in the province's natural resources strategy.

New Funding for Provincial Parks

Natural Resources

December 4, 2012 10:12 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--New Funding for Provincial Parks
Nova Scotians who camp, hike, picnic, or swim in provincial parks will benefit from upcoming park improvements.

Festival of Trees and Crafts This Weekend

Natural Resources

November 28, 2012 2:09 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Festival of Trees and Crafts This Weekend
Thousands of people are expected to enjoy the seasonal celebrations this weekend at the 23rd annual Christmas Festival of Trees and Crafts in Middle Musquodoboit.

Province Invests in More Lands

Natural Resources

November 28, 2012 9:42 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES/ENVIRONMENT--Province Invests in More Lands
Nova Scotians will have more opportunities for recreation and economic development thanks to an investment in land purchases.

Rare Metals Exploration Licence Extended

Natural Resources

November 14, 2012 11:33 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Rare Metals Exploration Licence Extended
People will see potential for good jobs through mineral resource development in Western Nova Scotia as the province extends the special license for Avalon Rare Metal to continue exploration in Yarmouth County.

Boston Tree Enters Fifth Decade

Natural Resources

November 13, 2012 10:39 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Boston Tree Enters Fifth Decade
NOTE: A social media version of this release is available at http://novascotia.ca/news/smr/2012-11-13-Boston-Tree/. Hi-res, downloadable photos and video will be added later today, Nov. 13.
Hundreds of Nova Scotia elementary students in white "I heart NS" toques cheered and waved flags to celebrate Nova Scotia's Christmas tree for Boston today, Nov. 13, in Jordan Bay, Shelburne Co.

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