1142 releases issued in the specified time period for Natural Resources
July 12, 2017 11:04 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Celebrate Parks Day, July 15
Nova Scotians can enjoy celebrations at many provincial parks on Saturday, July 15, to mark Canada's Parks Day.
July 7, 2017 2:04 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--How to Keep Bears Away From Your Property
NOTE: The following is a feature story by the Department of Natural Resources.
Seeing wild animals up close can be an exciting experience, however, having a 200 kilogram black bear near your kitchen door wanting a share of the Sunday roast can be a bit too close for comfort.
June 7, 2017 1:11 PM
RESSOURCES NATURELLES--Des programmes encouragent le camping dans les parcs provinciaux
Tous les élèves de la 4e année de la province recevront deux nuits de camping gratuites dans l'un des 20 parcs de camping provinciaux.
June 7, 2017 1:04 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Programs Encourage Camping at Provincial Parks
Every Grade 4 student in the province will get two free nights in one of 20 provincial camping parks.
May 26, 2017 10:22 AM
RESSOURCES NATURELLES--Réduire le risque de rencontres avec des animaux sauvages
Le ministère des Ressources naturelles encourage les Néo-Écossais à apprendre comment réduire le risque d'attirer les animaux sauvages nuisibles dans leur quartier.
May 26, 2017 10:18 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Reducing Risks of Wildlife Encounters
The Department of Natural Resources encourages Nova Scotians to learn how to reduce the safety risks of having nuisance wildlife in their neighbourhoods.
May 16, 2017 1:19 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Most Provincial Parks Opening Friday
Almost all Nova Scotia provincial day-use parks and several camping parks will open on Friday, May 19.
May 2, 2017 11:38 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Annual Moose Hunting Application Underway
Nova Scotians can now apply for the annual moose licence lottery.
April 19, 2017 11:35 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--New Guidebook Educates About Forest Conservation
A new hands-on guidebook is available that describes how Nova Scotians can help keep the province's woodlands healthy.
March 30, 2017 1:14 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Three Parks' Seasons Extended As Reservation Line Opens
Government is keeping three provincial parks open five weeks longer than usual this season to meet public demand.
March 21, 2017 9:34 AM
RESSOURCES NATURELLES--La carte à consulter avant d'allumer un feu est maintenant en ligne
Le ministère des Ressources naturelles avise tous les Néo-Écossais que des feux de forêt peuvent se produire en mars. Les gens doivent donc consulter la carte en ligne avant d'allumer un feu.
March 21, 2017 9:26 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES: Check Before You Burn Now Online
The Department of Natural Resources is alerting all Nova Scotians that wildfires can happen in March, so people must heed the reminder Check Before You Burn.
February 2, 2017 8:06 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Shubenacadie Sam Predicts an Early Spring
Nova Scotians are breathing a sigh of relief after hearing Shubenacadie Sam's prediction of an early spring when he came out of his hut and didn't see his shadow.
January 27, 2017 1:55 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Forest Industry Jobs and Economic Impact Increasing
A new report on Nova Scotia's forest industry shows recent increases in the number of people employed and in economic activity.
January 27, 2017 11:54 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--All Welcome at Groundhog Day Forecasting Festivities
Nova Scotians are invited to celebrate Groundhog Day with Shubenacadie Sam on Thursday, Feb. 2 at 8 a.m. as Sam makes his annual spring forecasting prediction from his home at the Shubenacadie Provincial Wildlife Park.
January 26, 2017 9:35 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Innovation Hub Makes First Year Progress
A new study shows Nova Scotia has strong potential to develop an innovative biorefinery that produces an alternative fuel from renewable sources of fibre.
January 20, 2017 1:43 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Shubenacadie Sam is Camera Ready
Nova Scotia's favourite groundhog, Shubenacadie Sam, is ready for his annual webcam debut, just less than two weeks before his big spring prediction.
December 19, 2016 2:02 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Licence of a Lifetime Winners Fish and Hunt for Life
NOTE TO EDITORS: Photos of licence winner Erica Riley are available at novascotia.ca/news/photos/2016/12/19/
November 30, 2016 1:18 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Festival of Trees and Crafts this Weekend in Middle Musquodoboit
The annual Christmas Festival of Trees and Crafts in Middle Musquodoboit starts Friday, Dec. 2, and continues through the weekend.
October 28, 2016 12:23 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Boston Christmas Tree a Cape Breton First
For the first time ever, Nova Scotia's evergreen Christmas gift to Boston is coming from Cape Breton and the Mi'kmaw community will help celebrate its send-off.