1138 releases issued in the specified time period for Natural Resources
May 28, 2012 12:28 PM
RESSOURCES NATURELLES--Les consultations sur les parcs permettent d'atteindre un autre objectif de la stratégie
REMARQUE : Une liste complète des dates et des endroits des consultations publiques est présentée à la fin du présent communiqué.
Le gouvernement atteint un autre objectif de la stratégie sur les ressources naturelles en organisant des consultations publiques à l'échelle de la province au sujet des parcs provinciaux.
May 28, 2012 12:23 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Parks Consultations Meet Strategy Goal
NOTE: A complete list of public consultations locations and dates follows this release.
Government is acting on another goal of the natural resources strategy by launching provincewide consultations with Nova Scotians about provincial parks.
May 23, 2012 2:21 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Cape Breton Moose Hunt Applications Available
Once again, hunters will have an opportunity to harvest a Cape Breton moose by submitting applications for the annual moose hunting licence lottery. Selected hunters can participate in one of five hunting seasons.
May 18, 2012 2:22 PM
RESSOURCES NATURELLES--Prudence recommandée durant la longue fin de semaine
On demande aux Néo-Écossais de faire preuve de prudence lorsqu'ils font des feux pendant la fin de semaine de la Fête de la reine.
May 18, 2012 2:20 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Forest Fire Caution for May Long Weekend
Nova Scotians are urged to take extra caution with open fires during Victoria Day weekend.
May 18, 2012 11:22 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Provincial Parks Opening This Weekend
Nova Scotians are being encouraged to discover our province's natural beauty by visiting a provincial park this season.
May 16, 2012 3:18 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Department Responds to Aggressive Coyote Incident in Cape Breton Regional Municipality
Department of Natural Resources officials responded to an incident involving an aggressive coyote Tuesday, May 15, in the evening, near Edwardsville, Cape Breton Regional Municipality.
May 11, 2012 12:52 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Announces $1.7 Million in Funding for Silviculture
Small, private woodlot owners can improve their operations with help from $1.7 million in provincial funding for silviculture initiatives.
May 9, 2012 2:35 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Forestry Law Changes Meet Strategy Goal
The province is meeting another goal in its natural resources strategy by repealing the Stora Forest Industries Limited Agreement Act and amending the Crown Lands Act.
May 1, 2012 2:00 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Dates Extended for Wildlife Resources Cards
Hunters and trappers in Nova Scotia will save a total of $530,000 in renewal fees thanks to a deadline extension on wildlife resources cards. The province is giving cardholders at least three more years before a more modern certification system replaces the old card system. No matter what date is printed on a card it will remain valid until Dec. 31, 2015.
April 30, 2012 1:11 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Community Easements Act Enhances Access, Op-ed
NOTE: The following is an op-ed piece from Natural Resources Minister Charlie Parker.
Nova Scotians share a beautiful province. It is a big part of what makes this a great place to live and work. We are surrounded by natural beauty in our coastlines, our lakes, our woods.
April 26, 2012 12:25 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Community Easements Act to Protect Land Access
The province is helping community groups, municipalities and the Mi'kmaq to preserve traditional uses of private lands for communities.
April 21, 2012 10:00 AM
ENVIRONMENT/NATURAL RESOURCES–-Province Renews Partnership with Land Protection Organizations
The province is renewing its partnership with two organizations to protect thousands of hectares of Nova Scotia land.
April 18, 2012 11:40 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Joggins Fossil Book Published
The province has published a book that celebrates Nova Scotia's famous geological past and its contributions to Charles Darwin's theory of evolution.
April 4, 2012 3:35 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--A Week of Wildlife Wonders
The province is encouraging people to take a walk on the wild side during National Wildlife Week April 8 to 14.
March 30, 2012 12:55 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Book Time with Nature, in Nova Scotia Parks
People can call toll-free to book some time with nature once again this summer. Nova Scotia's provincial park reservation lines will open Monday, April 2.
March 23, 2012 11:45 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Burning Permits and Grass Burning Myths
The province has two timely fire-related reminders for Nova Scotians: burning brush within 1,000 feet (300 metres) of woods requires a provincial burning permit, and burning grass should be avoided.
February 27, 2012 11:12 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Hunter Education Course Goes Online
Nova Scotians who want to take up hunting can now go online to take the required hunter education course. The interactive course provides improved training, greater convenience, and is easier to follow.
February 8, 2012 1:31 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Historic Chignecto Ship Railway Lands Purchased
A hiking trail and a history tale.
February 2, 2012 9:23 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Shubenacadie Sam Predicts Spring on its Way
Shubenacadie Sam says, despite the recent snow across the province, Nova Scotians will soon be enjoying spring.