1138 releases issued in the specified time period for Natural Resources
November 15, 2005 12:03 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Buys Coastline Property
More coastal land will be preserved for the enjoyment of Nova Scotians and tourists in the future thanks to the province's purchase of about 30 hectares (74 acres) of property at Cape George, Antigonish Co.
November 15, 2005 11:52 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Christmas Tree Ready for Boston
It's a 34-year-old tradition rooted in Nova Scotia's appreciation to its neighbours. Each Christmas since 1971, Nova Scotia has presented a giant evergreen tree to the people of Boston in appreciation for the emergency assistance they provided to our region following the Halifax Explosion in 1917.
November 10, 2005 11:15 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Individuals Charged Under Endangered Species Act
Eight people will appear in provincial court in December to answer to charges of hunting mainland moose.
November 9, 2005 3:48 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Clarifying the Off-highway Vehicle Use Debate -- Op-Ed
NOTE: Following is an op-ed piece by Natural Resources Minister Richard Hurlburt.
November 8, 2005 1:48 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Mining Conference to be Held in Halifax
Gold mining in Nova Scotia and its history, geology, and impact will be the special focus at the Department of Natural Resources Mining Matters conference in Halifax on Wednesday, Nov. 9, and Thursday, Nov. 10.
November 1, 2005 3:18 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Off-highway Vehicle Act Changes Proposed
The government has introduced legislation to further restrict the use of off-highway vehicles and help safeguard Nova Scotians.
October 27, 2005 5:36 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Minister Makes Statement About Tragic Accident
A tragic all-terrain vehicle accident today, Oct. 27, has taken the lives of two young Nova Scotians and injured a third.
October 27, 2005 3:47 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Deer Hunting Season Opens in Nova Scotia
Safety is the order of the day for hunters as the deer hunting season opens Friday, Oct. 28.
October 12, 2005 10:40 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Government Introduces Off-highway Vehicle Action Plan
An action plan for the use of off-highway vehicles in Nova Scotia that addresses issues such as enforcement and protection of property was introduced today, Oct. 12. The plan is based on the recommendations of a Voluntary Planning Task Force report on off-highway vehicle use.
September 29, 2005 10:49 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Changes to Wildlife Act Regulations
Deer hunters will be able to register their deer online or at traditional registration stations this year thanks to one of five recent changes to regulations under the Nova Scotia Wildlife Act.
September 21, 2005 10:01 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Transfers Land to Stellarton
Stellarton will have more land available for recreational and economic development purposes thanks to a transfer of Crown land by the province.
September 20, 2005 12:03 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--McNabs and Lawlor Islands Management Plan Approved
A new management plan approved by the province will help ensure McNabs and Lawlor Islands Provincial Park, located near the mouth of Halifax Harbour, can be enjoyed by visitors for years to come.
September 15, 2005 2:36 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Fire Ban Lifted Today
The ban on open fires in central and western regions of Nova Scotia ended at noon today, Sept. 15.
September 15, 2005 12:03 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Habitat Conservation Projects Approved
Projects that will help restore plant and flora habitat and help protect the roseate tern and river otter are among the 14 wildlife conservation projects approved for a total of almost $106,000 in funding under the province's Habitat Conservation Fund this year.
August 31, 2005 9:54 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Changes to Wildlife Act
Recent changes to regulations under the Nova Scotia Wildlife Act will help reduce the risk of dogs becoming accidentally captured during the trapping season.
August 26, 2005 12:06 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Open Fire Ban Lifted for Eastern Region
The ban on open fires was lifted for the eastern region of Nova Scotia as of noon today, Aug. 26.
August 19, 2005 10:01 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Becoming an Outdoors Woman Workshop
Women who have always wanted to know how to survive in the great outdoors will have an opportunity to learn just that when the ninth annual Becoming an Outdoors Woman (BOW) workshop is held at Camp Kadimah, Barss Corner, Lunenburg Co., from Sept. 16 to Sept. 18.
August 19, 2005 8:33 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Ban on Open Fires
The ban on open fires in western and central Nova Scotia, announced on Wednesday, Aug. 10, has been extended to include Guysborough and Antigonish counties and all of Cape Breton Island.
August 10, 2005 10:57 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Ducks Unlimited Centre Unveiled at Shubenacadie Wildlife Park
A new interpretative centre at Shubenacadie Provincial Wildlife Park will solidify Nova Scotia's status as one of the best places in Canada for bird-watching.
August 10, 2005 10:02 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Ban on Open Fires
A ban has been placed on open fires in western and central Nova Scotia, effective at noon today, Aug. 10. It is expected to remain in force until mid-September, unless the province receives significant rain.