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

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Province and Forestry Groups Sign Silviculture Agreement

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

November 14, 2000 12:39 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Province and Forestry Groups Sign Silviculture Agreement
The Department of Natural Resources has signed an agreement with a forestry organization to administer and carry out a silviculture pilot project on small private woodlots throughout Nova Scotia. The project is valued at $400,000.

Province and Nature Conservancy Announce Joint Initiative

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

November 2, 2000 11:00 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Province and Nature Conservancy Announce Joint Initiative
The provincial government and the Nature Conservancy of Canada have formed a partnership to protect ecologically significant lands in Nova Scotia, Premier John Hamm announced today in Halifax. The premier was joined by John Lounds, Executive Director of the Conservancy; Ernest Fage, Minister of Natural Resources; and Angus MacIsaac, acting Minister of Environment and Labour.

Mining Matters Conference

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

October 27, 2000 2:00 PM

Natural Resources -Mining Matters Conference
The connection between meteors and dinosaurs will be one of the topics discussed at the Mining Matters 2000 conference in Halifax next week.

Natural Resources Minister Stresses Hunter Safety

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

October 25, 2000 11:44 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Natural Resources Minister Stresses Hunter Safety
The general open season for deer hunting opens on Friday, Oct. 27, and Natural Resources Minister Ernest Fage wants hunters to make safety a top priority.

Natural Resources Licensing Branch to Move

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

October 19, 2000 4:30 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Natural Resources Licensing Branch to Move
Beginning Monday, Oct. 23, licences can be purchased in downtown Halifax at the Service Nova Scotia office on the nineth floor of the Maritime Centre, 1505 Barrington St.

2000 Woodlot Owner of the Year Field Day

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

September 1, 2000 11:29 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--2000 Woodlot Owner of the Year Field Day
The Department of Natural Resources is holding a field day on the woodlot of Tom and Bill Skinner, Nova Scotia's 2000 Woodlot Owners of the Year. The event will take place on Saturday, Sept. 16, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Information Sessions on Crown Land Strategy

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

August 25, 2000 3:44 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Information Sessions on Crown Land Strategy
Co-ordinating the increasing number of uses of Nova Scotia's limited Crown land resources will be the focus of a series of information sessions this fall.

Deadline for Deer Draw Applications

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

August 25, 2000 9:00 AM

NOTE TO EDITORS--CXN--Deadline for Deer Draw Applications
Natural Resources Minister Ernest Fage is reminding people who want to participate in the antlerless deer hunt this fall to apply by midnight Friday, Sept. 1.

Progress Made in Protection of Natural Areas

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

August 16, 2000 3:00 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES Progress Made in Protection of Natural Areas
Nova Scotia has made dramatic progress in meeting its commitments to establish a comprehensive system of parks and protected areas by 2000.

NS Supports Initiatives for Sustainable Forests

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

August 16, 2000 9:00 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES-NS Supports Initiatives for Sustainable Forests
Nova Scotia supports the initiatives dealing with sustainable forest management and competitiveness of the forest sector announced Monday, Aug. 14, at the annual meeting of the Canadian Council of Forest Ministers (CCFM) in Iqaluit.

Changes to Hunting Regulations

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

August 8, 2000 12:28 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Changes to Hunting Regulations
Some changes have been made to the Nova Scotia hunting regulations for 2000-01.

Parks Day Celebrations, July 15

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

July 14, 2000 9:40 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Parks Day Celebrations, July 15
Parks Day will be celebrated Saturday, July 15, at a number of provincial parks in Nova Scotia.

2000 Woodlot Owner of the Year

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

July 6, 2000 3:13 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--2000 Woodlot Owner of the Year
A father and son from Kings County have been chosen as the 2000 Woodlot Owner of the Year. Bill and Tom Skinner from South Berwick were selected from among six regional winners by a three-member judging committee from the Department of Natural Resources.

Date Changed for Moose License Draw

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

June 23, 2000 9:00 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Date Changed for Moose License Draw
The draw for 200 Nova Scotia moose hunting licenses will be held at the Strathlorne Forest Nursery in Inverness County on Friday, June 30 at 12:30 p.m.

Antlerless Deer Hunting Season

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

June 15, 2000 10:22 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Antlerless Deer Hunting Season
Nova Scotians will be allowed to hunt antlerless deer again this fall.

Nova Scotia Protects Wildlife Species at Risk

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

June 7, 2000 1:10 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Nova Scotia Protects Wildlife Species at Risk
The first 10 species to be protected under the new Nova Scotia Endangered Species Act were announced today by Natural Resources Minister Ernest Fage.

Moose License Draw Deadline Nears

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

May 12, 2000 11:25 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Moose License Draw Deadline Nears
The deadline to apply for a moose hunting license is quickly approaching, Natural Resources Minister Ernest Fage reminded hunters today.

Forestry Regulations Help Sustainability

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

May 5, 2000 12:00 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES Forestry Regulations Help Sustainability
NOTE: This feature article is produced by the Department of Natural Resources. It deals with the Forest Sustainability Regulations, which became law in April of 2000.
The province's new forestry regulations, which will have a positive impact on the long-term sustainability of Nova Scotia's forests, are the big news in forestry these days. On April 12, Natural Resources Minister Ernest Fage announced that the Forest Sustainability Regulations are now law in Nova Scotia.

National Forest Week, May 7-13

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

May 5, 2000 9:00 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--National Forest Week, May 7-13
As Minister of Natural Resources, I am proud to endorse National Forest Week.

Staff to Participate in Millennium Projects

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

May 4, 2000 10:30 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES Staff to Participate in Millennium Projects
What do trails, geology, wildlife species, sustainable forestry, forest fires and the environment have in common? They are all projects that Department of Natural Resources' staff will work on in 2000 to celebrate the new millennium.

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