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1138 releases issued in the specified time period for Natural Resources (to July 2018)

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Province Working toward Exclusion in Softwood Lumber Issue

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

April 27, 2001 2:21 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Working toward Exclusion in Softwood Lumber Issue
Natural Resources Minister Ernest Fage is assuring Nova Scotia lumber producers that the province is focusing all efforts on regaining an exemption from U.S. countervailing duties on softwood lumber.

First Report on Status of Wild Species Released

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

April 19, 2001 2:00 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--First Report on Status of Wild Species Released
Natural Resources Minister Ernest Fage today released the first Internet-based report and searchable database on the General Status of Wild Species in Nova Scotia. The report presents important information on plants and animals that will help in conservation and resource planning.

Fencing Assistance for Livestock Producers

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

April 18, 2001 3:00 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES–-Fencing Assistance for Livestock Producers
Again this year, assistance is available to help Nova Scotia farmers in their efforts to keep livestock out of wetlands and waterways.

Amendments to Scalers Act Introduced

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

April 17, 2001 2:28 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Amendments to Scalers Act Introduced
Natural Resources Minister Ernest Fage has introduced several amendments to the Scalers Act that will improve the way wood volume is measured in the Nova Scotia forest sector.

Changes to Moose Draw Application Process

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

March 30, 2001 2:45 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Changes to Moose Draw Application Process
Applying for a moose licence in Nova Scotia is going the same way as the popular antlerless deer draw system. This change in the application process was announced today by Natural Resources Minister Ernest Fage.

Energy Discussion Paper

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

March 28, 2001 2:26 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES/PETROLEUM DIRECTORATE--Energy Discussion Paper Released
The provincial government is asking Nova Scotians to take a close look at future energy needs and opportunities. As part of the process to develop a revised energy strategy, the government has released a discussion paper titled Powering Nova Scotia’s Economy.

Habitat Conservation Fund Up and Running

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

March 15, 2001 2:46 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Habitat Conservation Fund Up and Running
Proposals for wildlife habitat projects are now being accepted by the Department of Natural Resources.

Department Offers Wood and Wildlife Seminars

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

March 13, 2001 3:15 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Department Offers Wood and Wildlife Seminars
The Department of Natural Resources will be holding three, one-day seminars titled Wood and Wildlife on Your Woodlot between March 31 and April 21.

Keeping Your Cats Indoors

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

March 7, 2001 2:00 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Keeping Your Cats Indoors
The Department of Natural Resources recommends keeping your family cat indoors, year-round.

Province Acquires Ecologically Significant Lands

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

March 5, 2001 9:00 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Acquires Ecologically Significant Lands
A donation of 186 hectares -- 465 acres -- of land is helping Nova Scotia to fulfil its mandate of protecting and acquiring ecologically significant lands.

Province Commits Lands for Conservation

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

February 23, 2001 2:12 PM

?NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Commits Lands for Conservation
Natural Resources Minister Ernest Fage today announced an important land transfer that emphasizes the province's commitment to conservation.

Department Says Public Safety is Priority

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

February 23, 2001 11:30 AM

?NATURAL RESOURCES--Department Says Public Safety is Priority
The Department of Natural Resources respects the decision released Thursday by the Public Prosecution Service.

Hunters Enjoy Successful Season in 2000

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

February 16, 2001 2:00 PM

?NATURAL RESOURCES--Hunters Enjoy Successful Season in 2000
Nova Scotia hunters bagged 17,160 deer during the 2000 hunting season.

Deer and Deep Snow Conditions

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

February 7, 2001 10:30 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Deer and Deep Snow Conditions
Deep snow this winter is causing some problems for deer in Nova Scotia.

Minister Welcomes New Association

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

February 1, 2001 3:12 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Minister Welcomes New Association
The act establishing a professional foresters association in Nova Scotia officially took effect today.

Minister Advocates Energy Efficiency in Home Building

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

February 1, 2001 12:00 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Minister Advocates Energy Efficiency in Home Building
Nova Scotia is a leader in providing quality, energy-efficient homes and renovations, Natural Resources Minister Ernest Fage said in an address to the ENERhouse 2001 conference in Dartmouth this afternoon.

Minister Meets with Miners

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

January 19, 2001 4:00 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Minister Meets with Miners
Natural Resources Minister Ernest Fage met this week with officials of the United Mine Workers union representing workers at the Evans coal mine in Inverness County.

Nominations for Woodlot Owner of the Year

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

January 12, 2001 10:00 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Nominations for Woodlot Owner of the Year
The Department of Natural Resources is accepting nominations until Jan. 31 for the 2001 Woodlot Owner of the Year Award.

Department Receives Crown Land Stumpage Report

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

January 4, 2001 11:00 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Department Receives Crown Land Stumpage Report
A review of Crown land timber prices and policies in Nova Scotia recommends fundamental changes in the way the Department of Natural Resources administers licence agreements on provincial land. Natural Resources Minister Ernest Fage today released a report on the review, which was conducted by AgFor Inc. of Fredericton.

Enforcement, Parks to Stay at Natural Resources

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

December 6, 2000 12:00 PM

Natural Resources--Enforcement, Parks to Stay at Natural Resources
Responsibility for enforcing Nova Scotia fish and game laws and for managing and operating provincial parks will remain with the provincial Department of Natural Resources.

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