1142 releases issued in the specified time period for Natural Resources
June 6, 2012 11:33 AM
ENVIRONMENT/NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Protects More Wilderness Areas
NOTE: A social media version of this release with hi-res, downloadable photos is available at novascotia.ca/news/smr/2012-06-06-Protected-Areas/. Audio and video clips will be added later today.
The province is making the largest addition to its protected areas system since 1998 with the designation of Kelley River and Raven Head in Cumberland County as the newest wilderness areas.
June 4, 2012 11:45 AM
RESSOURCES NATURELLES--La consultation sur les parcs provinciaux se poursuit
La consultation publique sur les parcs provinciaux se poursuit cette semaine, le mardi 5 juin et le jeudi 7 juin, avec des séances en anglais et en français.
June 4, 2012 11:37 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Provincial Parks Consultations Continue
Public consultations on provincial parks continue this week on Tuesday, June 5 and Thursday, June 7, with sessions in English and French.
May 30, 2012 5:33 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--MV Miner to be Moved This Summer
A New York-based company experienced in dismantling and demolishing ships will work to remove the wreck of the MV Miner from Scatarie Island this summer.
May 28, 2012 12:28 PM
RESSOURCES NATURELLES--Les consultations sur les parcs permettent d'atteindre un autre objectif de la stratégie
REMARQUE : Une liste complète des dates et des endroits des consultations publiques est présentée à la fin du présent communiqué.
Le gouvernement atteint un autre objectif de la stratégie sur les ressources naturelles en organisant des consultations publiques à l'échelle de la province au sujet des parcs provinciaux.
May 28, 2012 12:23 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Parks Consultations Meet Strategy Goal
NOTE: A complete list of public consultations locations and dates follows this release.
Government is acting on another goal of the natural resources strategy by launching provincewide consultations with Nova Scotians about provincial parks.
May 23, 2012 2:21 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Cape Breton Moose Hunt Applications Available
Once again, hunters will have an opportunity to harvest a Cape Breton moose by submitting applications for the annual moose hunting licence lottery. Selected hunters can participate in one of five hunting seasons.
May 18, 2012 2:22 PM
RESSOURCES NATURELLES--Prudence recommandée durant la longue fin de semaine
On demande aux Néo-Écossais de faire preuve de prudence lorsqu'ils font des feux pendant la fin de semaine de la Fête de la reine.
May 18, 2012 2:20 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Forest Fire Caution for May Long Weekend
Nova Scotians are urged to take extra caution with open fires during Victoria Day weekend.
May 18, 2012 11:22 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Provincial Parks Opening This Weekend
Nova Scotians are being encouraged to discover our province's natural beauty by visiting a provincial park this season.
May 16, 2012 3:18 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Department Responds to Aggressive Coyote Incident in Cape Breton Regional Municipality
Department of Natural Resources officials responded to an incident involving an aggressive coyote Tuesday, May 15, in the evening, near Edwardsville, Cape Breton Regional Municipality.
May 11, 2012 12:52 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Announces $1.7 Million in Funding for Silviculture
Small, private woodlot owners can improve their operations with help from $1.7 million in provincial funding for silviculture initiatives.
May 9, 2012 2:35 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Forestry Law Changes Meet Strategy Goal
The province is meeting another goal in its natural resources strategy by repealing the Stora Forest Industries Limited Agreement Act and amending the Crown Lands Act.
May 1, 2012 2:00 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Dates Extended for Wildlife Resources Cards
Hunters and trappers in Nova Scotia will save a total of $530,000 in renewal fees thanks to a deadline extension on wildlife resources cards. The province is giving cardholders at least three more years before a more modern certification system replaces the old card system. No matter what date is printed on a card it will remain valid until Dec. 31, 2015.
April 30, 2012 1:11 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Community Easements Act Enhances Access, Op-ed
NOTE: The following is an op-ed piece from Natural Resources Minister Charlie Parker.
Nova Scotians share a beautiful province. It is a big part of what makes this a great place to live and work. We are surrounded by natural beauty in our coastlines, our lakes, our woods.
April 26, 2012 12:25 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Community Easements Act to Protect Land Access
The province is helping community groups, municipalities and the Mi'kmaq to preserve traditional uses of private lands for communities.
April 21, 2012 10:00 AM
ENVIRONMENT/NATURAL RESOURCES–-Province Renews Partnership with Land Protection Organizations
The province is renewing its partnership with two organizations to protect thousands of hectares of Nova Scotia land.
April 18, 2012 11:40 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Joggins Fossil Book Published
The province has published a book that celebrates Nova Scotia's famous geological past and its contributions to Charles Darwin's theory of evolution.
April 4, 2012 3:35 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--A Week of Wildlife Wonders
The province is encouraging people to take a walk on the wild side during National Wildlife Week April 8 to 14.
March 30, 2012 12:55 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Book Time with Nature, in Nova Scotia Parks
People can call toll-free to book some time with nature once again this summer. Nova Scotia's provincial park reservation lines will open Monday, April 2.