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Province Supports Habitat Conservation Projects

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

August 28, 2012 1:01 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Supports Habitat Conservation Projects
NOTE: A list of 15 projects selected by the Habitat Conservation Fund follows this release.
Funding from the province will help educate youth about provincial wildlife, preserve wildlife habitat and protect species at risk.

Natural Resources Strategy Marks Year of Progress; Introduces Clear-cutting Definition

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

August 15, 2012 1:25 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Natural Resources Strategy Marks Year of Progress; Introduces Clear-cutting Definition
After much consultation, the province's natural resources strategy now includes a technical definition of clear-cutting that will help the province achieve its commitment to reduce clear-cutting to no more than 50 per cent of the total tree harvest by 2016.

Feux en plein air maintenant permis à l'échelle de la province

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

August 3, 2012 12:18 PM

RESSOURCES NATURELLES--Feux en plein air maintenant permis à l'échelle de la province
En raison des récentes précipitations et des prévisions de précipitations supplémentaires, le gouvernement provincial a supprimé l'interdiction de feux en plein air, aujourd'hui 3 août.

Provincewide Ban on Open Fires Lifted

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

August 3, 2012 12:16 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Provincewide Ban on Open Fires Lifted
Due to recent precipitation, and the forecast for additional rainfall, the province lifted the open fire ban today, Aug. 3.

Antlerless Deer Hunting Stamps Available

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

August 1, 2012 2:01 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Antlerless Deer Hunting Stamps Available
Nova Scotians looking for a chance to take an antlerless deer during the annual deer hunt can submit applications starting Thursday, Aug. 2. There will be 8,500 permits available this year.

2012 Woodlot of the Year Recipients Announced

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

August 1, 2012 11:45 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--2012 Woodlot of the Year Recipients Announced
A Musquodoboit Valley family has been chosen as this year's recipient of the Woodlot Owner of the Year Award for their contribution to sustainable forest management in the province.

Boston Christmas Tree Suggestions Wanted

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

July 23, 2012 10:20 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Boston Christmas Tree Suggestions Wanted
Nova Scotians can begin Christmas tree shopping this summer, and help continue a decades old tradition.

Canada's Parks Day in Nova Scotia

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

July 20, 2012 9:18 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Canada's Parks Day in Nova Scotia
Nova Scotians are encouraged to visit a park Saturday, July 21, to take part in Canada's Parks Day events.

Funding to Help Grow Mineral Sector

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

July 13, 2012 11:38 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Funding to Help Grow Mineral Sector
Government is advancing the provincial natural resources strategy, growing the economy and making it easier for prospectors and exploration companies to make new discoveries.

Feux de plein air interdits à l'échelle de la province

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

July 12, 2012 1:49 PM

RESSOURCES NATURELLES--Feux de plein air interdits à l'échelle de la province
Il est interdit de faire des feux de plein air à l'échelle de la province à compter d'aujourd'hui, 12 juillet.

Open Fire Ban In Effect Provincewide

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

July 12, 2012 1:46 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Open Fire Ban In Effect Provincewide
A provincewide ban on all open fires begins today, July 12.

Des accusations en vertu de la loi sur la faune entraînent des plaidoyers de culpabilité

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

July 10, 2012 3:28 PM

RESSOURCES NATURELLES--Des accusations en vertu de la loi sur la faune entraînent des plaidoyers de culpabilité
Les efforts du gouvernement provincial visant à aborder la chasse illégale ont entraîné la condamnation de quatre hommes de la région de Chéticamp.

Charges Under the Wildlife Act Result in Guilty Pleas

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

July 10, 2012 3:27 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Charges Under the Wildlife Act Result in Guilty Pleas
The province's action to address illegal hunting has resulted in the conviction of four Cheticamp area men.

$1 Million for Woodlot Owners to Access Land

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

July 5, 2012 10:19 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--$1 Million for Woodlot Owners to Access Land
The province is making $1 million available so private woodlot owners, including those in Queens County and the South Shore, can access more of their forest land.

$1.5 million in Silviculture Funds Help Woods Workers

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

June 22, 2012 1:07 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--$1.5 million in Silviculture Funds Help Woods Workers
The province is expediting additional programs for private woodlot owners that will help woods workers in southwestern Nova Scotia.

Coyote Plan Attracts More Trappers

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

June 22, 2012 11:40 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Coyote Plan Attracts More Trappers
The province's plan to address aggressive coyote behaviour is attracting more professional trappers and increasing community safety.

The Next Provincial Parks Consultations

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

June 19, 2012 1:16 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--The Next Provincial Parks Consultations
Public consultations on provincial parks are continuing, with two sessions tonight, June 19, and two Thursday, June 21.

Decision Allows Touqouy Gold Project to Move Ahead

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

June 15, 2012 11:21 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Decision Allows Touqouy Gold Project to Move Ahead
Natural Resources Minister Charlie Parker has granted DDV Gold Ltd. vesting orders that transfer ownership of 14 parcels of land to the company in the community of Moose River Gold Mines, Halifax Regional Municipality.

Next Provincial Parks Consultations

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

June 11, 2012 10:21 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Next Provincial Parks Consultations
NOTE: A complete list of remaining public consultations locations and dates follows this release.
Public consultations on provincial parks are continuing, with the next sessions Tuesday, June 12 and Thursday, June 14.

D'autres aires de nature sauvage sont protégées

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

June 6, 2012 11:46 AM

ENVIRONNEMENT / RESSOURCES NATURELLES--D'autres aires de nature sauvage sont protégées
Le gouvernement provincial a fait le plus important ajout au réseau des aires protégées depuis 1998 avec la désignation de Kelley River et de Raven Head, dans le comté de Cumberland, comme aires de nature sauvage protégées.

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