1138 releases issued in the specified time period for Natural Resources
November 5, 2012 11:08 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Funds To Help Western Nova Scotia Woodlot Owners
More woodlot owners in western Nova Scotia can build and upgrade access roads to move products, make silviculture work easier and increase forest fire protection with a $500,000 investment by the province.
October 29, 2012 6:21 PM
LABOUR ADVANCED EDUCATION/NATURAL RESOURCES--Work to Dismantle MV Miner Can Resume
The company dismantling the MV Miner can resume phase one work after addressing the province's safety concerns.
October 25, 2012 1:58 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Deer Hunting Season Opens Friday
Deer hunters across the province can resume their annual tradition Friday, Oct. 26, as deer hunting season opens.
October 16, 2012 1:18 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Donors of 2012 Nova Scotia Tree for Boston Announced
Paul and Jan Hicks of Jordan Bay, Shelburne Co., are proud to be this year's generous donors of the Nova Scotia Christmas tree for Boston.
October 13, 2012 7:12 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES/LABOUR/ADVANCED EDUCATION--Bennington Group Must Ensure Safe Worksite
Work to dismantle the MV Miner will not begin until steps are taken to ensure workers will be safe on the job.
October 12, 2012 1:46 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Coyote Pelt Incentive Extended Three Years
The province is extending the pelt incentive part of its plan to make families and communities safer from aggressive coyote behaviour.
October 5, 2012 10:47 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Sydney By-Pass Drivers Warned of Moose
The Department of Natural Resources is advising drivers and residents along Highway 125, the Sydney bypass, that a moose is has been seen near the King's Road exit.
September 27, 2012 12:38 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Moose Safely Removed in HRM
Department of Natural Resource officials have safely removed an errant moose that was in a residential area today, Sept. 27, near the top of Main Avenue in the Fairview area of Halifax Regional Municipality.
September 27, 2012 9:12 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Halifax Drivers Should Watch for Moose
Department of Natural Resource officials are hoping to tranquilize an errant moose, which is being contained near the top of Main Avenue in Halifax.
September 24, 2012 2:13 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Wildfire Detection Changes Improve Safety, Response Time
The province is changing its wildfire detection program to improve public safety and fire response time while also better protecting firefighters.
September 21, 2012 10:51 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Healthy Forests Focus of National Forest Week
The province is marking National Forest Week, Sept. 23-30, with a continuing commitment to projects that support healthy forests and lead to healthy communities.
September 20, 2012 2:51 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Coyote Attack in New Waterford
Natural Resources officials responded to an incident that appears to have involved an aggressive coyote.
September 14, 2012 3:44 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--New Page Statement by Minister Parker
NOTE: The following is a statement from Natural Resources Minister Charlie Parker
Pacific West Commercial Corporation and Nova Scotia Power Inc. have been informed by the Canada Revenue Agency that an advanced income tax ruling, which was a condition to the completion of the sale of the former New Page mill, will not be provided.
September 10, 2012 12:26 PM
RESSOURCES NATURELLES--Fermeture de parcs provinciaux en raison du mauvais temps
Les plages provinciales, le parc faunique Shubenacadie, les parcs d'utilisation diurne et les parcs de camping seront fermés au public en raison des conditions météorologiques causées par la tempête tropicale Leslie.
September 10, 2012 12:25 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Provincial Parks Closing Due to Severe Weather
Provincial beaches, the Shubenacadie wildlife park, day-use and camping parks will be closed to the public because of anticipated weather conditions from tropical storm Leslie.
September 6, 2012 10:22 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Investments Help Grow Minerals Sector
The province is making new investments in mineral exploration to help create more resource-sector jobs in rural Nova Scotia.
August 28, 2012 1:01 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Supports Habitat Conservation Projects
NOTE: A list of 15 projects selected by the Habitat Conservation Fund follows this release.
Funding from the province will help educate youth about provincial wildlife, preserve wildlife habitat and protect species at risk.
August 15, 2012 1:25 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Natural Resources Strategy Marks Year of Progress; Introduces Clear-cutting Definition
After much consultation, the province's natural resources strategy now includes a technical definition of clear-cutting that will help the province achieve its commitment to reduce clear-cutting to no more than 50 per cent of the total tree harvest by 2016.
August 3, 2012 12:18 PM
RESSOURCES NATURELLES--Feux en plein air maintenant permis à l'échelle de la province
En raison des récentes précipitations et des prévisions de précipitations supplémentaires, le gouvernement provincial a supprimé l'interdiction de feux en plein air, aujourd'hui 3 août.
August 3, 2012 12:16 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Provincewide Ban on Open Fires Lifted
Due to recent precipitation, and the forecast for additional rainfall, the province lifted the open fire ban today, Aug. 3.