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Moose Advisory, Highway 102

Natural Resources

October 5, 2010 1:45 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Moose Advisory, Highway 102
Motorists are being asked to use extra caution as they travel Highway 102 between Shubenacadie and Stewiacke today, Oct. 5, after several sightings of a moose were reported near the highway.

Attention aux orignaux sur l'autoroute 104

Natural Resources

September 21, 2010 11:09 AM

RESSOURCES NATURELLES--Attention aux orignaux sur l'autoroute 104
On demande aux automobilistes d'être particulièrement vigilants sur l'autoroute 104, à l'est de l'échangeur des autoroutes 102 et 104 dans le comté de Colchester, puisque la présence d'un original a été signalée près de l'autoroute, aujourd'hui 21 septembre.

Moose Advisory, Drive Highway 104 with Caution

Natural Resources

September 21, 2010 11:08 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Moose Advisory, Drive Highway 104 with Caution
Motorists are being asked to use added caution as they travel Highway 104, east of the Highway 102-Highway 104 interchange, in Colchester County today, Sep. 21, after a moose was reported near the highway.

Hunters Get Another Shot at Antlerless Deer Stamp

Natural Resources

September 21, 2010 10:48 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Hunters Get Another Shot at Antlerless Deer Stamp
The Department of Natural Resources announced today, Sept. 21, that a limited number of antlerless deer stamps are still available for Deer Management Zone 103.

Aggressive Coyote Campaign Ongoing

Natural Resources

September 17, 2010 3:17 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Aggressive Coyote Campaign Ongoing
The Department of Natural Resources is continuing ongoing efforts to protect Nova Scotians by reducing aggressive coyote behaviour and urges the public to remain vigilant.

Provincial Parks Closing Due to Severe Weather

Natural Resources

September 3, 2010 9:44 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES/EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICE--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 severe weather conditions anticipated from Hurricane Earl.

Wildlife Resources Card Renewal Notice

Natural Resources

September 2, 2010 1:40 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Wildlife Resources Card Renewal Notice
With hunting season just around the corner, hunters are reminded that there is no requirement to renew Wildlife Resources Cards at this time.

Parks May Close Due to Severe Weather

Natural Resources

September 1, 2010 11:14 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES/EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICE--Parks May Close Due to Severe Weather
The Department of Natural Resources is considering closing provincial beaches, day-use and camping parks, and the Shubenacadie wildlife park to the public because of weather conditions anticipated from Hurricane Earl.

Le gouvernement s'engage à protéger davantage les terres

Natural Resources

August 30, 2010 1:45 PM

RESSOURCES NATURELLES--Le gouvernement s'engage à protéger davantage les terres
Le gouvernement provincial poursuit ses efforts visant l'achat de terres pour les Néo-Écossais par la publication d'un livre blanc sur la création possible d'une société de fiducie foncière communautaire.

Government Committed to Further Land Protection

Natural Resources

August 30, 2010 1:42 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Government Committed to Further Land Protection
The province continues its efforts to help secure land for Nova Scotians with the release of a white paper to consider the creation of a community lands trust.

Natural Resources Strategy Guided by Common Sense, Op-ed

Natural Resources

August 13, 2010 12:12 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Natural Resources Strategy Guided by Common Sense, Op-ed
NOTE: The following is an op-ed piece by Natural Resources Minister John MacDonell.
Many private woodlot owners in our province are upset and concerned because of the recommendations in a recent report. I know this because they've written me, called me, or I've met with them directly. I want to allay their concerns. I believe the future of our forest industry depends on the health of our forests and the well-being of the small woodlot owner.

Antlerless Deer Draw Application Period Nears

Natural Resources

July 23, 2010 1:48 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Antlerless Deer Draw Application Period Nears
Applications for the annual antlerless deer hunt will be accepted starting Monday, July 26. There will be 11,500 permits available.

People Reminded to Keep Dogs on a Leash

Natural Resources

July 22, 2010 2:38 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--People Reminded to Keep Dogs on a Leash
Dog lovers often enjoy Nova Scotia's natural beauty with their canine companions but the Department of Natural Resources reminds them to use a leash where required by law.

2010 Woodlot Owner of the Year Announced

Natural Resources

July 15, 2010 3:30 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--2010 Woodlot Owner of the Year Announced
An Antigonish County family that manage a 190-acre woodlot in North Lochaber are the winners of Nova Scotia's 2010 Woodlot Owner of the Year Award.

Celebrate Parks Day, July 17

Natural Resources

July 14, 2010 12:36 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Celebrate Parks Day, July 17
Visitors to Provincial Parks can enjoy a fun-filled day for the 21st annual Parks Day on Saturday, July 17.

Changes to Treasure Hunting Regulations

Natural Resources

July 14, 2010 9:42 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES/TOURISM, CULTURE AND HERITAGE--Changes to Treasure Hunting Regulations
The province is taking steps to preserve and protect Nova Scotia's underwater cultural and heritage resources.

Province Accepting Applications for Non-Motorized Moose Hunt

Natural Resources

July 9, 2010 12:41 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Accepting Applications for Non-Motorized Moose Hunt
Applications for the 2010 non-motorized moose hunt in the Pollets Cove-Aspy Fault Wilderness area of Cape Breton will be accepted from 7 a.m., Saturday, July 10, to 11:59 p.m., Sunday, July 25.

Natural Resources Strategy Will Be Clear, Thoughtful, Informed, Op-ed

Natural Resources

July 2, 2010 2:15 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Natural Resources Strategy Will Be Clear, Thoughtful, Informed, Op-ed
NOTE: The following is an op-ed piece by Natural Resources Minister John MacDonell.
Recently, I received a report recommending how the province should manage its parks, minerals, forests and biodiversity. The report, named A Natural Balance: Working Toward Nova Scotia's Natural Resources Strategy, was prepared by a panel of prominent Nova Scotians and gives us direction to write a new strategy to manage natural resources. It calls on all of us to be bold and courageous, because the status quo is not an option.

Changes to Wildlife Act Regulations

Natural Resources

June 23, 2010 2:28 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Changes to Wildlife Act Regulations
The latest changes to regulations under the provincial wildlife act will provide greater opportunities to all Nova Scotia hunters, including youth and the disabled.

Government Signs Partnership Agreement on Working Demonstration Forest

Natural Resources

June 22, 2010 10:54 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Government Signs Partnership Agreement on Working Demonstration Forest
Nova Scotians will have an opportunity to enhance their understanding of sustainable forest management through a working demonstration forest.

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