1138 releases issued in the specified time period for Natural Resources
January 12, 99 2:22 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--1999 Nova Scotia Woodlot Owner of the Year
The Department of Natural Resources is accepting nominations at until Jan. 31 at local offices for the 1999 Nova Scotia Woodlot Owner of the Year.
December 8, 98 2:08 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--License Agreement Signed With Snowmobilers
Natural Resources Minister Kennie MacAskill has signed a three-year license agreement with the Snowmobilers Association of Nova Scotia for the use and maintenance of snowmobile trails on Crown land. Snowmobile Association president Arlene Taylor and past-president Laurie Cranton signed the agreement with Mr. MacAskill on Thursday, Nov. 26.
November 17, 98 2:14 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Order to Halt Unauthorized Timber Harvest
The provincial government is taking action to halt unauthorized timber harvesting in Nova Scotia. Natural Resources Minister Kennie MacAskill announced in the legislature today that, effective immediately, all unauthorized harvesting on Crown lands must cease.
November 5, 98 2:29 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Endangered Species Legislation Introduced
An endangered species act has been introduced in the Nova Scotia legislature by Natural Resources Minister Kennie MacAskill.
October 23, 98 2:15 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Conservation Officer Cadets to be Sworn In
Fifteen candidates from the conservation officer cadet program at the police academy in Summerside will be sworn in next week to work in the enforcement section of the Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources for six weeks.
October 20, 98 1:57 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES/ENVIRONMENT--Climate Change Projects Announced
Two projects under the public outreach component of the federal government's $150-million Climate Change Action Fund have been announced for Nova Scotia.
October 19, 98 5:05 PM
ENVIRONMENT/NATURAL RESOURCES--Ministers Laud Acid Rain Agreement
Nova Scotia's ministers of the environment and natural resources said they are encouraged with the signing of Canada-Wide Acid Rain Strategy for Post 2000.
September 9, 98 11:35 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Good Response to Antlerless Deer Stamp Draw
Almost 33,000 applications were received for Nova Scotia's first computerized draw for stamps enabling a limited number of hunters to hunt antlerless deer this fall.
August 31, 98 12:35 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Ban on Open Fires Lifted
A ban prohibiting open fires in Nova Scotia woodlands was lifted effective 12 noon today, Monday, Aug. 31.
August 24, 98 2:12 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Woodlands Travel Ban Lifted
A ban on woodlands travel in Nova Scotia has been lifted. Natural Resources Minister Kennie MacAskill says travel in the woods is permitted effective immediately.
August 21, 98 1:30 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Deadline for Antlerless Deer Draw Approaches
More than 20,000 applications have been received so far for the 8,150 available antlerless deer hunting stamps. Natural Resources Minister Kennie MacAskill reminds hunters that they have only two weeks left to enter the draw.
August 10, 98 10:10 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Nova Scotia Woods Closed to Travel
A provincewide ban on travel in Nova Scotia woods has been ordered by Natural Resources Minister Kennie MacAskill. The ban takes effect at noon today, Monday, Aug. 10, 1998, and will remain in place until further notice.
August 7, 98 2:20 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Caution Urged While Outdoors
With the arrival of another weekend, Natural Resources Minister Kennie MacAskill once again urges everyone to use caution while outdoors, whether for recreation or at work. The forest fire hazard across Nova Scotia continues to be high to extreme.
July 30, 98 3:15 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Ban on Open Fires in Nova Scotia
Open fires in Nova Scotia woodlands are banned as of noon Friday, July 31, Natural Resources Minister Kennie MacAskill announced today. The ban will be in effect until further notice.
July 24, 98 2:15 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Cape Chignecto Park Officially Opens
Cape Chignecto, the newest and largest park in the provincial parks system, officially opens Saturday, July 25, Natural Resources Minister Kennie MacAskill announced today.
July 22, 98 4:30 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Tussock Moth Spray Program Completed
The largest spray program ever undertaken to control an insect infestation in the forests of Nova Scotia has been completed.
July 15, 98 2:00 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Parks Day Celebrations
Parks Day 1998 will be celebrated on Saturday, July 18 at several provincial parks across Nova Scotia. Whether participating in a hike or joining in planned activities, there is something for the whole family.
July 9, 98 1:10 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Antlerless Deer Draw Successful
Natural Resources Minister Kennie MacAskill said today the Antlerless Deer Draw Program has been a great success so far.
July 2, 98 11:30 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Bear River Man Named Woodlot Owner of the Year
George Chisholm has been chosen Nova Scotia's 1998 Woodlot Owner of the Year. Seven regional finalists competed for the honour.
June 22, 98 8:45 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Moose Licence Draw on Wednesday
The 1998 moose licence draw will take place Wednesday, June 24, at 12:30 p.m. in the Hall of the Clans at the Gaelic College in St. Anns, Cape Breton.