1142 releases issued in the specified time period for Natural Resources
July 8, 2013 1:21 PM
FISHERIES/AQUACULTURE/NATURAL RESOURCES--Women Can Learn New Skills at Outdoor Adventure Workshop
Nova Scotia women seeking outdoor adventure can join the Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) Workshop again this fall.
June 28, 2013 10:49 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Provincial Parks Celebrate Canada Day
No matter the weather, enjoying the natural beauty at some of Nova Scotia's 120 provincial parks is a great way to celebrate July 1.
June 26, 2013 1:52 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Hunters, Communities Benefit from New Hunting Regulations
The province has heard the concerns of hunters, trappers, farmers and property owners, and new hunting regulations come into effect today, June 26.
June 26, 2013 11:20 AM
PREMIER'S OFFICE--Province Celebrates Newest Provincial Park
NOTE: A social media version of this release with hi-res, downloadable photos and audio clipsis is available at http://novascotia.ca/news/smr/2013-06-26-Sackville-Park/ .
Imagine scenic hiking trails among beautiful trees on a rolling terrain thriving in an urban surrounding, and you have envisioned Nova Scotia's newest provincial park.
June 19, 2013 2:00 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Funds Focus on Mineral Exploration, Jobs in Nova Scotia
The province is investing more funds in Nova Scotian mineral exploration projects that will create more jobs and improve the rural economy.
June 12, 2013 11:13 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Geothermal Lease for Springhill a First
The province is helping Springhill grow its economy, use clean, efficient energy, and reduce harmful emissions by opening the way for a municipal geothermal program - the first in Nova Scotia.
June 10, 2013 12:50 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Coxheath Office Without Power, Phone Today
The Department of Natural Resources office in Coxheath, Cape Breton, is unable to receive e-mails today, June 10, and phone reception will be limited due to renovations.
June 7, 2013 11:19 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Improved Caribou Provincial Park Will Open Soon
A new guest services building is making Caribou-Munroes Island Provincial Park an even better destination for campers, picnickers and swimmers.
June 4, 2013 11:27 AM
RESSOURCES NATURELLES--Comment éviter une rencontre avec un ours
Les ours sont sortis d’hibernation et il arrive que des jeunes s’éloignent de leur mère et s’aventurent dans des lieux habités. Il est bon que les Néo-Écossais sachent quoi faire s’ils se trouvent en présence d’un ours.
June 4, 2013 11:21 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--How to Avoid Bear Encounters
Hibernation has ended and young bears straying from their mothers may enter neighbourhoods, so Nova Scotians should know how to respond.
May 27, 2013 12:06 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Visiting Cape Split Is Easier, Safer
Nova Scotians and tourists will find it easier to visit Cape Split, now that a new parking lot has opened.
May 27, 2013 9:34 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Moose Near Highway 104
The Department of Natural Resources is issuing a warning that a moose is moving quickly near Highway 104, Exit 3, close to the Wandlyn Motel.
May 23, 2013 9:22 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Report Summarizes Public Comments on Western Crown Lands
A report is now available on what Nova Scotians said are the best ways to use the 1.5-million acres of Crown land in the province's western region to ensure sustainable economic, social and environmental benefits for communities.
May 22, 2013 12:54 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Solar-Powered Salamander at Open House Weekend
Nova Scotians will have a chance to see a yellow-spotted salamander that's powered by the sun and to learn about the province's gold mines, fossils, parks, forests, Crown land and more at the Department of Natural Resources Open House Weekend.
May 17, 2013 10:54 AM
RESSOURCES NATURELLES--Ouverture des parcs provinciaux pour la saison
Les Néo-Écossais ont une autre raison de célébrer cette fin de semaine prolongée puisque plusieurs parcs provinciaux ouvriront leurs portes.
May 17, 2013 10:53 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Provincial Parks Opening for Season
Nova Scotians have another reason to celebrate this coming holiday weekend, as several provincial parks open to visitors.
May 16, 2013 2:10 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Burning Permit Replacement to Improve Safety, Save Money
The province is developing an online system that will increase fire safety for Nova Scotians while replacing burning permits and eliminating their fees. It will launch next spring.
May 10, 2013 12:11 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Fires in Cape Breton Prompt Warnings
The province is urging Nova Scotians to understand the dangers of uncontrolled fires and to take steps to prevent them after a number of fires have occurred in Cape Breton Regional Municipality already this season.
May 8, 2013 1:52 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Urges Safe Off-Highway Vehicle Riding
Nova Scotians who drive off-highway vehicles such as ATVs and dirt bikes are reminded of mandatory safety training courses and other legal requirements.
April 29, 2013 1:12 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Opens Roads on Western Crown Land
A social media release, with audio clips, is available at http://novascotia.ca/news/smr/2013-04-29-Crown-Lands/ . Hi-res downloadable photos will be added after the event.
The roads are now open to Nova Scotia's new Crown land in the province's western region, the former Bowater Mersey land.