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Discussions Planned Regarding Native Logging

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

June 19, 98 3:20 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Discussions Planned Regarding Native Logging
Natural Resources Minister Kennie MacAskill is aware of the situation that has arisen this week regarding native harvesting on Crown land in Cumberland County.

Antlerless Deer Hunt and Draw Announced

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

June 19, 98 8:30 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Antlerless Deer Hunt and Draw Announced
Natural Resources Minister Kennie MacAskill announced today that Nova Scotians will be permitted to hunt antlerless deer this fall through a limited entry hunt.

Amendments Ensure Sustainable Forestry

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

May 26, 98 2:20 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Amendments Ensure Sustainable Forestry

Agreement to Operate Wentworth Park Campground

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

May 13, 98 1:40 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Agreement to Operate Wentworth Park Campground
An agreement has been reached whereby Wentworth Provincial Park campground in Cumberland County will be operated by Hostelling International for an initial period of five years.

May 28 Deadline for Moose Licence Applications

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

May 12, 98 3:25 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--May 28 Deadline for Moose Licence Applications
Natural Resources Minister Kennie MacAskill has reminded hunters that applications for the 1998 moose licence draw must be received by May 28.

Cole Harbour Marshes Donated to Nova Scotia

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

May 12, 98 11:10 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Cole Harbour Marshes Donated to Nova Scotia
Natural Resources Minister Kennie MacAskill formally accepted today a gift of about 930 hectares (2,300 acres) of ecologically sensitive land in Cole Harbour, near Dartmouth.

Student Employment Program in Forestry

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

May 8, 98 2:40 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Student Employment Program in Forestry
Natural Resources Minister Kennie MacAskill has announced that the Student Internship Employment Program, which provides summer jobs for as many as 275 Nova Scotia students, will be renewed again this year.

Coal Exploration Licence - Little Pond

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

May 1, 98 2:00 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Coal Exploration Licence - Little Pond
Natural Resources Minister Kennie MacAskill said an exploration licence for possible development of a surface coal mine near Little Pond in the Sydney coalfield will be issued to Brogan Mining Company Limited of Sydney Mines. It will be a three-year renewable license.

Minister's Message for National Forest Week

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

May 1, 98 9:05 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Minister's Message for National Forest Week
The following is the text of Natural Resources Minister Ken MacAskill's message marking National Forest Week, May 3-9:

Performance Review Completed

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

April 20, 98 3:45 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Performance Review Completed
An independent review of the performance of three staff members in the minerals and energy branch of the Department of Natural Resources has been completed. The review was in response to the Westray Inquiry report.

Tussock Moth Forest Protection Program

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

April 17, 98 11:45 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Tussock Moth Forest Protection Program
Natural Resources Minister Kennie MacAskill has announced a spray program to protect thousands of hectares of woodland in central and northern Nova Scotia from a major infestation of whitemarked tussock moth.

Review of Minerals Branch Completed

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

April 17, 98 9:15 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Review of Minerals Branch Completed
An independent consultant has recommended 24 changes in the organizational structure and function of the Minerals and Energy Branch of the Department of Natural Resources.

Safety, Success Highlight 1997 Hunting Season

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

February 19, 98 3:45 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Safety, Success Highlight 1997 Hunting Season
With no hunting fatalities and only two minor personal injury accidents, Nova Scotia maintained its excellent hunter safety record in 1997.

Builders/Renovators "Taking the Cure" - Provincial

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

January 20, 98 4:00 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Builders/Renovators "Taking the Cure"
Builders and renovation contractors will be "Taking the Cure" in Stellarton, Dartmouth and Wolfville from February 12-14.

Builders/Renovators "Taking the Cure" - Halifax

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

January 20, 98 3:55 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Builders/Renovators "Taking the Cure"
Builders and renovation contractors will be "Taking the Cure" on Friday, Feb.13 at the Holiday Inn, Dartmouth.

Builders/Renovators "Taking the Cure" - Wolfville

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

January 20, 98 3:50 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Builders/Renovators "Taking the Cure"
Builders and renovation contractors will be "Taking the Cure" in Wolfville on Saturday, Feb. 14 at the Beveridge Arts Centre, Acadia University.

Builders/Renovators "Taking the Cure" - Stellarton

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

January 20, 98 3:45 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES --Builders/Renovators "Taking the Cure"
Builders and renovation contractors will be "Taking the Cure" in Stellarton on Thursday, Feb. 12 at the Nova Scotia Museum of Industry.

Buyers' Registry for Primary Forest Products

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

January 19, 98 4:25 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Buyers' Registry for Primary Forest Products
Natural Resources Minister Ken MacAskill announced today that a Registry of Buyers for primary forest products has been set up to collect data on Nova Scotia wood supply and demand.

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