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Habitat Conservation Fund Helps 18 Projects

Natural Resources

June 4, 2007 9:51 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Habitat Conservation Fund Helps 18 Projects
NOTE: A list of projects selected by the Habitat Conservation Fund follows the release.
The Habitat Conservation Fund will secure and enhance the living conditions of Nova Scotia wildlife and help increase the population of mainland animals such as moose, marten and wood turtles.

Help Avoid Bear Encounters

Natural Resources

June 1, 2007 2:24 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES–-Help Avoid Bear Encounters
After hibernating through the long winter months, it is time for Nova Scotia's black bears to be out and about, constantly looking for food.

Moose Draw Deadline Approaching

Natural Resources

May 25, 2007 9:13 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Moose Draw Deadline Approaching
Prospective moose hunters have less than a week to apply for one of the 345 moose hunting licences. The application deadline is midnight Thursday, May 31.

Park to Close for Brown Spruce Longhorn Beetle Research

Natural Resources

May 23, 2007 11:39 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES–-Park to Close for Brown Spruce Longhorn Beetle Research
McNabs Island Park and MacCormack's Beach will be closed either Thursday, May 24, or Friday, May 25, so scientists can begin a brown spruce longhorn beetle research project.

Plan to Help Nova Scotia's Mainland Moose

Natural Resources

May 14, 2007 9:02 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES–-Plan to Help Nova Scotia's Mainland Moose
Nova Scotians can help preserve mainland moose by reporting moose sightings and illegal activities such as poaching.

Nova Scotia Designates New Nature Reserve

Natural Resources

May 11, 2007 2:18 PM

ENVIRONMENT/LABOUR/NATURAL RESOURCES--Nova Scotia Designates New Nature Reserve
Nova Scotia will designate a new nature reserve to protect and preserve more of the province's ecological features, wildlife, and natural heritage.

Fire Precautions Urged

Natural Resources

May 9, 2007 4:38 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Fire Precautions Urged
Nova Scotians are being reminded to use extreme caution with open fires as provincial and municipal firefighters continue to battle grass and brush fires across the province.

Graves Island Provincial Park

Natural Resources

May 9, 2007 10:00 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Graves Island Provincial Park
Graves Island Provincial Park opens on Friday, May 18.

Opening of Nova Scotia Provincial Parks

Natural Resources

May 9, 2007 9:47 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Opening of Nova Scotia Provincial Parks
It is time to start lacing up your hiking shoes, dusting off your sleeping bag and double-checking your map.

New Trails for Off-highway Vehicle Users

Natural Resources

May 7, 2007 1:54 PM

HEALTH PROMOTION/PROTECTION/NATURAL RESOURCES--New Trails for Off-highway Vehicle Users
Off-highway vehicle users will soon have access to new trails and riding areas thanks to $700,000 worth of grants available through the off-highway vehicle infrastructure fund.

Kids in the Forest Field Trips

Natural Resources

May 2, 2007 2:17 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Kids in the Forest Field Trips
Hundreds of elementary school students are getting the chance to explore Nova Scotia's natural resources. The Department of Natural Resources has helped plan three fun and educational events in May to bring young people in touch with nature.

Natural Resources Strategy Development Begins

Natural Resources

May 1, 2007 12:00 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Natural Resources Strategy Development Begins
Public consultation will play a critical role in the three-year process being used to develop a new strategy governing Nova Scotia's natural resources, says David Morse, Minister of Natural Resources.

Faisons cesser les feux d'herbe illégaux

Natural Resources

April 27, 2007 2:40 PM

RESSOURCES NATURELLES--Faisons cesser les feux d'herbe illégaux
Nous avons besoin de la coopération de tous pour gérer le problème grandissant des feux d'herbe.

Help Stop Illegal Grass Fires

Natural Resources

April 27, 2007 2:39 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Help Stop Illegal Grass Fires
Co-operation is needed from everyone to manage the growing problem of grass fires.

Hunters Enjoy Successful Season in 2006

Natural Resources

April 27, 2007 2:36 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Hunters Enjoy Successful Season in 2006
Nova Scotia hunters had a safe and successful hunting season in 2006, Natural Resources Minister David Morse announced today, April 27.

No Access to Graves Island Provincial Park

Natural Resources

April 26, 2007 12:16 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--No Access to Graves Island Provincial Park
Public access to Graves Island Provincial Park, in Lunenburg County, will be disrupted for about two weeks to allow repairs to the causeway that connects the island with the mainland.

Brown Spruce Longhorn Beetle Plan A Collaborative Effort

Natural Resources

April 25, 2007 11:39 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Brown Spruce Longhorn Beetle Plan A Collaborative Effort
Concerned Nova Scotians will continue to play an active role as federal authorities begin implementing new measures dealing with brown spruce longhorn beetles in Nova Scotia, Natural Resources Minister David Morse said today, April 25.

Changes to Wildlife Act Regulations

Natural Resources

April 24, 2007 10:22 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Changes to Wildlife Act Regulations
Young Nova Scotians will have more opportunities to hunt for deer, as a result of recent changes to regulations under the Nova Scotia Wildlife Act.

Mi'kmaq Conservation Officers Appointed

Natural Resources

April 19, 2007 2:17 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Mi'kmaq Conservation Officers Appointed
Three Mi'kmaq have become the Department of Natural Resource's first full-time aboriginal conservation, enforcement and liaison officers.

Overnight Camping Prohibited at Indian Fields Park Reserve

Natural Resources

April 13, 2007 10:27 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Overnight Camping Prohibited at Indian Fields Park Reserve
Overnight camping is being prohibited at Indian Fields provincial park reserve.

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