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Province Purchases Coastal Properties

Natural Resources

November 19, 2004 9:05 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Purchases Coastal Properties
The province is purchasing more than 2,400 hectares of coastal properties, in areas of Shelburne, Guysborough and Halifax counties.

Committee to Review Off-highway Vehicle Report

Natural Resources

November 2, 2004 2:00 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Committee to Review Off-highway Vehicle Report
The Department of Natural Resources will co-ordinate an interdepartmental committee to review Voluntary Planning's off- highway vehicle task force report, released today, Nov. 2.

Deer Hunting Season Opens In Nova Scotia

Natural Resources

October 28, 2004 12:53 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Deer Hunting Season Opens In Nova Scotia
Natural Resources Minister Richard Hurlburt is urging hunters to make safety a top priority as this year's five-week deer hunting season opens on Friday, Oct. 29.

Learning More About Our Mineral Resources

Natural Resources

October 22, 2004 10:58 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Learning More About Our Mineral Resources
The story of Halifax Harbour will be told by Gordon Fader during a lunchtime talk on Tuesday, Nov. 2 at the 2004 Mining Matters Conference in Halifax.

2004 Woodlot Owner of the Year Field Day

Natural Resources

October 8, 2004 11:37 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--2004 Woodlot Owner of the Year Field Day
James Bower is Nova Scotia's 2004 provincial Woodlot Owner of the Year. A field day will be held on his woodlot in Lower Ohio, Shelburne Co., on Saturday, Oct. 16 from 10 a.m to 3 p.m.

Women Enjoying the Outdoors

Natural Resources

September 28, 2004 1:11 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Women Enjoying the Outdoors
Nancy Parsons grew up with six siblings and enjoyed many outdoor activities, such as camping, fishing and hiking. Then she joined the workforce and had a family. Her priorities and responsibilities changed and she wasn't able to spend as much time enjoying the outdoors as she would have liked.

Sustainable Communities Initiative Wins Silver Award

Natural Resources

September 24, 2004 3:01 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Sustainable Communities Initiative Wins Silver Award
Government organizations in Nova Scotia were recognized recently for developing a unique one-stop business shopping process for communities.

No Moratorium on Aerial Spraying

Natural Resources

September 13, 2004 5:20 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--No Moratorium on Aerial Spraying
Natural Resources Minister Richard Hurlburt said today, Sept. 13, that there will not be a moratorium on aerial spraying.

Review of Wild Turkey Proposal Proceeding

Natural Resources

September 13, 2004 4:30 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Review of Wild Turkey Proposal Proceeding
Natural Resources Minister Richard Hurlburt said today, Sept. 13, that information gathered during his review of a proposal to introduce wild turkeys to Nova Scotia is now available on a department website.

Deadline Approaches for Antlerless Deer Draw Applications

Natural Resources

August 27, 2004 10:50 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Deadline Approaches for Antlerless Deer Draw Applications
Hunters have one week left to apply for an antlerless deer stamp for the coming fall hunting season, Natural Resources Minister Richard Hurlburt announced today, Aug. 27.

Wharf Transferred to Local Association

Natural Resources

July 30, 2004 11:24 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Wharf Transferred to Local Association
The community wharf and a right of way at Abrams River, Yarmouth Co., will be transferred to the Abrams River Wharf Association, Natural Resources Minister Richard Hurlburt announced today, July 30.

4th Commemorative Park Poster Available

Natural Resources

July 16, 2004 1:55 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--4th Commemorative Park Poster Available
An image of West Mabou Beach -- entitled Beach Panorama -- is the 2004 commemorative parks poster officially unveiled today, July 16, by Rodney MacDonald, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Heritage, on behalf of Natural Resources Minister Richard Hurlburt.

Trail Cleanup on McNabs Island Nearing Completion

Natural Resources

July 15, 2004 3:49 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Trail Cleanup on McNabs Island Nearing Completion
Most of the trails on McNabs Island that were ravaged during Hurricane Juan have now been cleaned up.

2004 Woodlot Owner of the Year Winner Chosen

Natural Resources

July 9, 2004 1:58 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--2004 Woodlot Owner of the Year Winner Chosen
A man from Yarmouth is the 2004 Nova Scotia Woodlot Owner of the Year Award winner, Natural Resources Minister Richard Hurlburt announced today, July 9.

Antlerless Deer Draw Application Line Opens

Natural Resources

July 9, 2004 9:34 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Antlerless Deer Draw Application Line Opens
The telephone line to apply for an antlerless deer hunting stamp officially opens at 7 a.m. on Saturday, July 17, Natural Resources Minister Richard Hurlburt announced today, July 9.

Celebrate Parks Day on July 17

Natural Resources

July 8, 2004 2:20 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Celebrate Parks Day on July 17
Canoeing, kite-making, nature walks and a sand castle competition are some of the activities taking place in Nova Scotia provincial parks on Saturday, July 17 -- Canada's Parks Day.

Habitat Conservation Projects Approved

Natural Resources

June 22, 2004 2:50 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Habitat Conservation Projects Approved
Thirteen wildlife conservation projects are approved for funding under the Habitat Conservation Fund, Natural Resources Minister Richard Hurlburt announced today, June 22. The money for the fund is generated through the required purchase of a $2 wildlife habitat stamp on all hunting licenses in Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotia Prepares For West Nile Virus Season

Natural Resources

June 18, 2004 10:10 AM

HEALTH--Nova Scotia Prepares For West Nile Virus Season
As many Nova Scotians look forward to summer vacations, Department of Natural Resources (DNR) staff are preparing to spend another season collecting and testing mosquitoes and dead birds for West Nile virus. While some bird testing has already taken place, DNR will begin actively collecting reported dead birds beginning on Monday, June 21.

Moose License Draw Scheduled

Natural Resources

June 17, 2004 2:20 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Moose License Draw Scheduled
The Department of Natural Resources' annual moose license public draw is scheduled for Friday, June 25 at 11:30 a.m.

Province Approves Lease to Pioneer Coal

Natural Resources

June 14, 2004 3:48 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Approves Lease to Pioneer Coal
The province has approved a land lease to Pioneer Coal for expansion of the company's surface coal mine in Stellarton, Pictou Co.

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