1138 releases issued in the specified time period for Natural Resources
July 5, 2002 9:18 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Department of Natural Resources Lends Helping
The Department of Natural Resources has responded to an emergency request for help from the Canadian Interagency Forest Fire Centre (CIFFC) to assist with fire fighting efforts in Alberta and Quebec.
July 2, 2002 11:24 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Acquires Cape Split Property
The Nova Scotia government has acquired 280 hectares (700 acres) of pristine wilderness in Kings County, Natural Resources Minister Tim Olive announced today, July 2, at Blomidon Provincial Park.
June 21, 2002 2:05 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Antlerless Deer Draw Application Line Opens
The application process for the annual antlerless deer draw in Nova Scotia will be delayed this season by one month. The telephone line to apply for an antlerless deer stamp will open at 7 a.m. on Saturday, July 20.
June 20, 2002 3:46 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Provincial Parks Open Friday, June 21
Eleven provincial campgrounds operated by the Department of Natural Resources will open on Friday, June 21.
June 5, 2002 9:40 AM
Natural Resources--2002 Woodlot Owner of the Year Chosen
A resident of Falmouth, Hants Co., will receive the 2002 Nova Scotia Woodlot Owner of the Year award from the Department of Natural Resources.
May 16, 2002 3:30 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Provincial Parks to Open
Many of Nova Scotia's provincially operated parks will open for the season on Friday, May 17.
May 13, 2002 4:00 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--New Waste Management Program for Provincial
A new waste management program is being introduced in provincial parks this season. Natural Resources Minister Ernest Fage announced today, May 13, that park users will be encouraged to do their part to reduce waste.
May 10, 2002 1:38 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Nova Forest Alliance Leases Crown Land Woodlot
Nova Forest Alliance will manage an area of Crown land in Halifax Regional Municipality under a five-year lease agreement with the Department of Natural Resources, Minister Ernest Fage announced today, May 10.
April 30, 2002 9:49 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--National Forest Week
Nova Scotia's forests play a vital role in the economic, environmental and physical well-being of all Nova Scotians.
April 9, 2002 2:41 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--National Wildlife Week
"Climate is Changing - Help Wildlife Weather the Storm" is the theme for this year's National Wildlife Week, which runs until Saturday, April 13.
April 3, 2002 1:12 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Permits Required During Fire Season
Prevention is the best way to ensure that the number and size of forest fires are kept to a minimum this year.
March 28, 2002 1:03 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Fishers Released as Part of Relocation Project
Two fishers from northern Nova Scotia have been relocated to Hants County to strengthen the mammal's presence in the province. Department of Natural Resources staff released the fishers, a member of the weasel family, on Wednesday, March 27, as part of an ongoing relocation project.
March 28, 2002 11:16 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Fencing Assistance for Livestock Producers
Farmers can apply again this year for assistance to keep livestock out of wetlands and waterways on their properties.
March 22, 2002 1:10 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--CXN--Application Lines Open for Annual Moose
On April 1 the Department of Natural Resources will open the moose licence application phone line. Qualified hunters can call the 1-900 number to apply for one of 200 licences available to hunt moose in the fall of 2002.
March 22, 2002 12:37 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--CXN--Department Holds Third Annual Woodlot
The Department of Natural Resources will be holding one-day seminars on April 6 and April 20 titled How Your Decisions Impact Your Woodlot.
March 6, 2002 11:35 AM
NATURAL RESOURCE--Provincial Park Season Changes Announced
Changes to provincial park seasons will take effect in May, Natural Resources Minister Ernest Fage announced today.
February 28, 2002 10:29 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Hunting Season Results Released
Nova Scotia hunters bagged 9,554 deer during the 2001 hunting season, down 44 per cent from the year before.
February 27, 2002 9:31 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES/ENVIRONMENT/LABOUR--Nova Scotia's Climate
Nova Scotia's natural resources and environment ministers say they are now more hopeful that the federal government will agree to a full and frank discussion with Canadians, key stakeholders and provincial governments on ratification of the Kyoto Protocol.
January 31, 2002 2:45 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Shubenacadie Sam to Make Weather Prediction
Shubenacadie Sam, the resident seer at Nova Scotia's Provincial Wildlife Park, will be the first groundhog in North America to make his winter weather prediction on Groundhog Day, Saturday, Feb. 2.
January 29, 2002 3:31 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Forest Strategy Continues to Move Forward
The end of February is an important deadline for individuals and businesses that acquire primary forest products in Nova Scotia. Feb. 28 is the date for submitting information to the Department of Natural Resources' Registry of Buyers.