1138 releases issued in the specified time period for Natural Resources
June 11, 2004 2:21 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Rissers Beach Boardwalk Reopens
The saltmarsh boardwalk at Rissers Beach Provincial Park in Lunenburg County, which was damaged this past winter, has been repaired and is now open for public use.
June 9, 2004 12:30 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Public Urged To Leave Damaged Trees Alone
The Department of Natural Resources wants the public to refrain from cutting and removing trees in provincial parks damaged by Hurricane Juan.
June 3, 2004 1:35 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Partnership Agreement in Place
The Department of Natural Resources and Forintek Canada Corp. have announced a partnership agreement to provide technical advice to the wood product manufacturing industry in Nova Scotia.
May 31, 2004 3:40 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Porters Lake Open House
The Department of Natural Resources will hold an open house at Porters Lake Provincial Park on Saturday, June 12.
May 25, 2004 4:05 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Public Information Sessions Planned
The Department of Natural Resources will hold two public information sessions this week on the progress of restoration work at several provincial parks.
May 21, 2004 3:35 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Accepts Proposals for Surface Coal
The province has accepted proposals from three companies to explore, develop and reclaim four areas, or claim blocks, in the Sydney coalfield.
May 20, 2004 2:22 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Alcohol Ban in Some Provincial Parks
The Department of Natural Resources will place a temporary ban on alcohol in some provincial parks, beginning June 14.
May 14, 2004 2:10 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Nova Scotia Provincial Parks Set to Open
Many of Nova Scotia's provincially operated parks will open on the Victoria Day weekend, Natural Resources Minister Richard Hurlburt announced today, May 14.
April 30, 2004 1:24 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Mineral Rights Consultant Chosen
The province has chosen a consultant to assist with the tendering process for the mineral rights to the Donkin coal resource in Cape Breton, Natural Resources Minister Richard Hurlburt announced today, April 30.
April 30, 2004 12:45 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Celebrate National Forest Week in Nova Scotia
Sunday, May 2 is the beginning of National Forest Week in Canada, Natural Resources Minister Richard Hurlburt announced today, April 30. Nova Scotians can celebrate the week by taking part is various activities around the province.
April 27, 2004 10:45 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--McNabs Island Clean Up Set to Begin
Natural Resources Minister Richard Hurlburt announced today, April 27, that a tender has been awarded for the clean up of hurricane damage on McNabs Island. R. MacLean Forestry Ltd. of Antigonish was the successful bidder.
April 21, 2004 3:54 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Solutions Sought for Rissers Beach Boardwalk
The Department of Natural Resources is currently looking at options for the damaged boardwalk at Rissers Beach Provincial Park in Lunenburg County.
April 20, 2004 11:20 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Burning Permits Now Required
Fire season officially began in some parts of the province on April 1 and in the remaining areas on April 15. The season will end Oct. 15. As a result, provincial permits for burning brush are now required.
April 19, 2004 2:00 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Hunters Enjoy Successful Season in 2003
Nova Scotia hunters had a safe hunting season in 2003, Natural Resources Minister Richard Hurlburt announced today, April 19. "With close to 50,000 hunters in the woods last fall, there was not one firearm-related accident reported."
April 2, 2004 12:03 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Nova Scotians Celebrate National Wildlife Week
Nova Scotians can celebrate National Wildlife Week, April 4-10, in their own backyard. The theme for 2004 is "give backyard birds something to sing about".
March 29, 2004 3:49 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Annual Moose License Lottery Opens
Nova Scotia hunters will have an opportunity to apply for a moose license in one of three seasons in 2004. Prospective moose hunters will see an additional, limited season added in mid- December.
March 18, 2004 3:20 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Strathlorne Nursery to Hire Students
The Department of Natural Resources will be hiring 21 students for the 2004 seedling growing season at the Strathlorne Forest Nursery in Inverness County. The student positions are in addition to the permanent and seasonal staff at the nursery.
March 2, 2004 3:51 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Contracts Awarded for Hurricane Clean Up
Contracts have been awarded for the clean up of provincial parks that were damaged as a result of Hurricane Juan. Many of the harder hit parks that are operated by the Department of Natural Resources are located in Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) and have been closed to the public since the hurricane because of safety issues.
March 1, 2004 1:37 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Adds To Crown Lands
The province of Nova Scotia is adding more than 40 thousand acres of woodlands to its Crown land portfolio.
February 26, 2004 9:05 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Enjoy the Outdoors, Become a Campground Host
Imagine camping for two weeks this summer in one of Nova Scotia's beautiful provincial parks...walking in the woods, sitting by the fire, meeting new campers, surrounded by nature.