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Parks Remain Open, Fire Ban Still in Effect

Natural Resources

August 17, 2001 12:00 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Parks Remain Open, Fire Ban Still in Effect
Natural Resources Minister Ernest Fage wants to assure Nova Scotia visitors and residents that provincially operated parks are still open for business.

Nova Scotia Woodlands Closed to Travel

Natural Resources

August 8, 2001 11:45 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Nova Scotia Woodlands Closed to Travel
A provincewide ban on travel in Nova Scotia woodlands comes into effect at noon today. Natural Resources Minister Ernest Fage ordered the ban because of the dryness of the woods. The ban will remain in effect until further notice.

Ban on Open Fires

Natural Resources

July 27, 2001 10:00 AM

Natural Resources--Ban on Open Fires
Natural Resources Minister Ernest Fage has announced there will be a ban on open fires in Nova Scotia effective at noon today, Friday, July 27. The ban will remain until further notice.

Commemorative Poster to be Unveiled at Cape Chignecto

Natural Resources

July 18, 2001 10:00 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Commemorative Poster to be Unveiled at Cape Chignecto
The first in a series of commemorative posters featuring Nova Scotia's provincial parks will be unveiled by Natural Resources Minister Ernest Fage at Cape Chignecto Provincial Park on Friday, July 20.

Minister Accepts Recommendations from Stumpage Report

Natural Resources

July 11, 2001 3:00 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Minister Accepts Recommendations from Stumpage Report
Recommendations to review the market value for stumpage in Nova Scotia every five years and to establish a Crown land silviculture fund will be adopted by the provincial government.

Parks Day Events to be Held Across Province

Natural Resources

July 10, 2001 10:41 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Parks Day Events to be Held Across Province
On Saturday, July 21, the 12th annual Parks Day will be celebrated throughout Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotia Adds to Endangered Species List

Natural Resources

July 9, 2001 2:41 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--CXN--Nova Scotia Adds to Endangered Species List
Five more plants and another animal in Nova Scotia will now be protected by the province's Endangered Species Act.

Nova Scotia Government Supports Wind Energy Initiative

Natural Resources

June 26, 2001 9:00 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Nova Scotia Government Supports Wind Energy Initiative
Natural Resources Minister Ernest Fage says a move to bring more renewable energy into the province’s electrical system is "an important step in the right direction."

Antlerless Deer Draw Application Line Opens

Natural Resources

June 14, 2001 9:00 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Antlerless Deer Draw Application Line Opens
A special telephone line where Nova Scotia hunters can apply for a stamp that will allow them to hunt antlerless deer (does) will open this Saturday morning at seven o''clock.

Hunter Education Available On-Line and Through Home Study

Natural Resources

June 13, 2001 10:57 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Hunter Education Available On-Line and Through Home Study
It is now easier for Nova Scotians to access the Nova Scotia Hunter Education Course. Anyone over the age of 18 can choose one of two new options to complete the course: on-line or through home study.

2001 Woodlot Owner of the Year Chosen

Natural Resources

June 11, 2001 9:40 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--2001 Woodlot Owner of the Year Chosen
A couple from Upper Kennetcook, East Hants Co., will receive the 2001 Woodlot Owner of the Year award from the Department of Natural Resources.

Launch of Climate Change Centre

Natural Resources

June 6, 2001 9:36 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Launch of Climate Change Centre
Meinhard Doelle, executive director of Clean Nova Scotia, today announced a new province-wide effort to raise awareness about climate change.

Watch for Deer while Driving Our Roadways

Natural Resources

May 31, 2001 10:51 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Watch for Deer while Driving Our Roadways
It may be spring, but Natural Resources Minister Ernest Fage is still advising motorists to drive with care. Although snow conditions are no longer a concern, the possibility of hitting a deer on our roads increases significantly this time of year.

Education Centre Showcases New Web Site

Natural Resources

May 30, 2001 10:00 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Education Centre Showcases New Web Site
In conjunction with the official opening of the Musquodoboit Valley Education Centre, the Department of Natural Resources will be showcasing one of its millennium projects on Monday, June 4. The project -- a new education and extension programs Web site -- has been developed by Natural Resources’ education staff.

Provincial-Park Camping Fees Increased

Natural Resources

May 17, 2001 4:21 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Provincial-Park Camping Fees Increase
Nova Scotia is increasing camping fees at provincially operated parks for the first time in five years.

Moose-Draw Application Deadline Approaches

Natural Resources

May 17, 2001 9:25 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Moose-Draw Application Deadline Approaches
The deadline for moose licence applications in Nova Scotia is fast approaching. The 1-900 application line will officially close to applicants at midnight on May 31.

Campground Host Program

Natural Resources

May 11, 2001 3:29 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Campground Host Program
Where is the nearest laundromat? Are there bears in the woods? How long will it take to walk the park trails?

Family Camping a Fun Team Effort

Natural Resources

May 11, 2001 3:24 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Family Camping a Fun Team Effort
As a parent of two adolescents, Ellen Henwood of Hants County has much to keep her busy. You might think camping would be out of the question. But for Ellen and her children, Rosemary and Timothy, camping is a joy and a great way to spend good times together.

Provincial Parks to Open

Natural Resources

May 11, 2001 2:32 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Provincial Parks to Open
Many of Nova Scotia’s provincially operated parks will officially open for the season on Friday, May 18, in time for the Victoria Day long weekend.

National Forest Week, May 6-12

Natural Resources

May 8, 2001 4:38 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--National Forest Week, May 6-12
Nova Scotia’s forests are a rich and diverse resource. They mean many things to many people. They have always played a vital role in the economic, environmental and physical well-being of all Nova Scotians.

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