1138 releases issued in the specified time period for Natural Resources
April 5, 2007 12:28 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--National Wildlife Week: Young Students Called to Take Action
Nova Scotia elementary school students are being asked to discover the differences they can make to prevent global warming.
April 5, 2007 10:55 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Species at Risk Conservation Funding Available
People who work on projects relating to species at risk in Nova Scotia have a new source of financial support.
April 4, 2007 2:36 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Islands Designated As Wildlife Management Areas
Two small islands off the coast of Yarmouth County and one in Lunenburg County are providing better protection for breeding seabirds, including the endangered roseate tern.
April 3, 2007 9:06 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Cape Breton Annual Moose Hunt a Success
Results of the 2006 moose hunt in Cape Breton are in, and the numbers are impressive.
April 2, 2007 12:12 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Reserve Some Time With Nature
Campers are now able to book their favourite sites at provincial camping parks with one phone call or by clicking a computer mouse, thanks to an updated reservation system.
March 27, 2007 11:59 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Burning Permits Required April 1 Across Mainland Nova Scotia
Anyone on mainland Nova Scotia who wants to burn brush within 305 metres (1,000 feet) of the woods will require a provincial burning permit beginning Sunday, April 1.
March 21, 2007 11:54 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Off-highway Vehicle Regulations Clarified
Amendments to off-highway vehicle (OHV) regulations help clarify where off-highway vehicle operators can drive, better define how landowners can grant permission for use of their property and will exempt some experienced riders from safety training courses.
March 19, 2007 11:16 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Province to Conserve Lands Acquired from Bowater
Nova Scotia will conserve thousands of hectares of land of historic, ecological and recreational significance that it is acquiring from Bowater Mersey Paper Company.
March 15, 2007 11:17 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Acquires More Coastal Properties
People who enjoy a walk on the wild side have more provincial property to trek thanks to land purchases at one of Nova Scotia's favourite destinations.
March 14, 2007 11:45 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Snowmobile Trails Designated on Crown Land
New regulations, announced today, March 14, will allow recreational snowmobilers to enjoy designated trails on Crown land.
March 12, 2007 9:49 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Agreement with Nature Trust Extended
The Nova Scotia Nature Trust will continue to work with the province to ensure more Nova Scotia properties are protected and conserved for future generations.
February 22, 2007 1:23 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Land Acquisitions Target Properties with Natural Assets
The province will help protect and preserve an additional 699 hectares (about 1,727 acres) of prime Nova Scotia property for recreational and tourism opportunities, coastal access, inland waterways, and wildlife habitat this year.
January 31, 2007 1:27 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Groundhog Day and World Wetlands Day to be Celebrated
Friday, Feb. 2, is Groundhog Day -- a day when groundhogs across the continent are called upon to predict the weather for winter-weary North Americans.
January 30, 2007 9:16 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--More Options For Off-highway Vehicle Infraction Enforcement
Enforcement officers now have more options to enforce the Off-highway Vehicles Act.
January 5, 2007 9:36 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Public Submissions Being Considered
Woodlot owners, silviculture contractors and people concerned about the environment were among those who submitted comments during a recent review of changes proposed for the province's forest sustainability regulations.
December 8, 2006 2:13 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Micou's Island Negotiations Underway
Nova Scotia could soon add an island in St. Margarets Bay to its inventory of Crown lands.
December 7, 2006 12:55 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Province to Study Supreme Court Ruling
The Nova Scotia government will review a Supreme Court of Canada ruling, released today, Dec. 7, in two New Brunswick cases involving three aboriginal men who claimed the right to harvest trees for their own domestic use.
November 24, 2006 2:40 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Comments Invited on Forest Sustainability Regulations
Nova Scotians are invited to comment on proposed changes to forest sustainability regulations designed to increase the health of private wood lots and provide more silviculture treatment options and flexibility.
November 10, 2006 8:00 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Province to Negotiate Purchase of Backmans, Coveys Islands
Nova Scotians could soon own two small islands, considered to be the jewels of Mahone Bay.
November 9, 2006 4:04 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Boston Christmas Tree
Nova Scotia's 35-year-old tradition of presenting a giant evergreen tree to the people of Boston continues. Each Christmas since 1971, Nova Scotia shows its appreciation for the emergency assistance the people of Boston provided to the region following the Halifax Explosion on Dec. 6, 1917.