1138 releases issued in the specified time period for Natural Resources
August 1, 2012 2:01 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Antlerless Deer Hunting Stamps Available
Nova Scotians looking for a chance to take an antlerless deer during the annual deer hunt can submit applications starting Thursday, Aug. 2. There will be 8,500 permits available this year.
August 1, 2012 11:45 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--2012 Woodlot of the Year Recipients Announced
A Musquodoboit Valley family has been chosen as this year's recipient of the Woodlot Owner of the Year Award for their contribution to sustainable forest management in the province.
July 23, 2012 10:20 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Boston Christmas Tree Suggestions Wanted
Nova Scotians can begin Christmas tree shopping this summer, and help continue a decades old tradition.
July 20, 2012 9:18 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Canada's Parks Day in Nova Scotia
Nova Scotians are encouraged to visit a park Saturday, July 21, to take part in Canada's Parks Day events.
July 13, 2012 11:38 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Funding to Help Grow Mineral Sector
Government is advancing the provincial natural resources strategy, growing the economy and making it easier for prospectors and exploration companies to make new discoveries.
July 12, 2012 1:49 PM
RESSOURCES NATURELLES--Feux de plein air interdits à l'échelle de la province
Il est interdit de faire des feux de plein air à l'échelle de la province à compter d'aujourd'hui, 12 juillet.
July 12, 2012 1:46 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Open Fire Ban In Effect Provincewide
A provincewide ban on all open fires begins today, July 12.
July 10, 2012 3:28 PM
RESSOURCES NATURELLES--Des accusations en vertu de la loi sur la faune entraînent des plaidoyers de culpabilité
Les efforts du gouvernement provincial visant à aborder la chasse illégale ont entraîné la condamnation de quatre hommes de la région de Chéticamp.
July 10, 2012 3:27 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Charges Under the Wildlife Act Result in Guilty Pleas
The province's action to address illegal hunting has resulted in the conviction of four Cheticamp area men.
July 5, 2012 10:19 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--$1 Million for Woodlot Owners to Access Land
The province is making $1 million available so private woodlot owners, including those in Queens County and the South Shore, can access more of their forest land.
June 22, 2012 1:07 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--$1.5 million in Silviculture Funds Help Woods Workers
The province is expediting additional programs for private woodlot owners that will help woods workers in southwestern Nova Scotia.
June 22, 2012 11:40 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Coyote Plan Attracts More Trappers
The province's plan to address aggressive coyote behaviour is attracting more professional trappers and increasing community safety.
June 19, 2012 1:16 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--The Next Provincial Parks Consultations
Public consultations on provincial parks are continuing, with two sessions tonight, June 19, and two Thursday, June 21.
June 15, 2012 11:21 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Decision Allows Touqouy Gold Project to Move Ahead
Natural Resources Minister Charlie Parker has granted DDV Gold Ltd. vesting orders that transfer ownership of 14 parcels of land to the company in the community of Moose River Gold Mines, Halifax Regional Municipality.
June 11, 2012 10:21 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Next Provincial Parks Consultations
NOTE: A complete list of remaining public consultations locations and dates follows this release.
Public consultations on provincial parks are continuing, with the next sessions Tuesday, June 12 and Thursday, June 14.
June 6, 2012 11:46 AM
ENVIRONNEMENT / RESSOURCES NATURELLES--D'autres aires de nature sauvage sont protégées
Le gouvernement provincial a fait le plus important ajout au réseau des aires protégées depuis 1998 avec la désignation de Kelley River et de Raven Head, dans le comté de Cumberland, comme aires de nature sauvage protégées.
June 6, 2012 11:33 AM
ENVIRONMENT/NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Protects More Wilderness Areas
NOTE: A social media version of this release with hi-res, downloadable photos is available at novascotia.ca/news/smr/2012-06-06-Protected-Areas/. Audio and video clips will be added later today.
The province is making the largest addition to its protected areas system since 1998 with the designation of Kelley River and Raven Head in Cumberland County as the newest wilderness areas.
June 4, 2012 11:45 AM
RESSOURCES NATURELLES--La consultation sur les parcs provinciaux se poursuit
La consultation publique sur les parcs provinciaux se poursuit cette semaine, le mardi 5 juin et le jeudi 7 juin, avec des séances en anglais et en français.
June 4, 2012 11:37 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Provincial Parks Consultations Continue
Public consultations on provincial parks continue this week on Tuesday, June 5 and Thursday, June 7, with sessions in English and French.
May 30, 2012 5:33 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--MV Miner to be Moved This Summer
A New York-based company experienced in dismantling and demolishing ships will work to remove the wreck of the MV Miner from Scatarie Island this summer.