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Province Secures, Protects More Land

Natural Resources

February 17, 2010 1:22 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES/ENVIRONMENT--Province Secures, Protects More Land
NOTE: Maps of the land purchase are available at http://gov.ns.ca/natr .
The province continues to protect the environment and strengthen the economy with strategic land investments.

Province Finalizes Land Deal with Irving

Natural Resources

February 3, 2010 10:36 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Finalizes Land Deal with Irving
The province is working to reach its economic and environmental goals with the recently completed purchase of 65,000 acres of J.D. Irving land in Annapolis, Digby, Yarmouth, and Cumberland counties.

Shubenacadie Sam Predicts Six More Weeks of Winter

Natural Resources

February 2, 2010 1:36 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Shubenacadie Sam Predicts Six More Weeks of Winter
Shubenacadie Sam was at the centre of attention during the Groundhog Day event at the Shubenacadie Wildlife Park today, Feb. 2. The groundhog saw his shadow, predicting six more weeks of winter.

Shubenacadie Sam to Make Annual Weather Prediction

Natural Resources

January 28, 2010 9:15 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Shubenacadie Sam to Make Annual Weather Prediction
Shubenacadie Sam, Nova Scotia's weather-predicting groundhog, will host his annual party at the Shubenacadie Provincial Wildlife Park on Tuesday, Feb. 2.

Sable Island to be Protected by Federal Law

Natural Resources

January 25, 2010 9:50 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Sable Island to be Protected by Federal Law
Sable Island will be protected for years to come as a result of a commitment from the province and the government of Canada.

Forest Report to Aid Land Protection Process

Natural Resources

December 22, 2009 1:31 PM

ENVIRONMENT/NATURAL RESOURCES--Forest Report to Aid Land Protection Process
A historic report from the Colin Stewart Forest Forum will play an important part in the government's approach to protect 12 per cent of Nova Scotia's land base by 2015.

Christmas Festival of Trees and Crafts

Natural Resources

December 4, 2009 12:39 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Christmas Festival of Trees and Crafts
Nova Scotians can enjoy the holiday spirit at the 20th annual Christmas Festival of Trees and Crafts in Middle Musquodoboit.

Recovery Efforts for the Endangered American Marten

Natural Resources

November 25, 2009 11:49 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Recovery Efforts for the Endangered American Marten
As part of continuing efforts to increase the population of the endangered American marten, four of the animals were released in the Whycocomagh Provincial Park in Whycocomagh, Inverness Co., today, Nov. 25.

Province Working to Restore Forests in Mabou Highlands

Natural Resources

November 24, 2009 2:05 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Working to Restore Forests in Mabou Highlands
The provincial government is restoring forests in Cape Breton's Mabou Highlands ravaged by the spruce bark beetle.

Boston Tree Cutting Ceremony

Natural Resources

November 16, 2009 1:37 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Boston Tree Cutting Ceremony
Nova Scotia continued its annual tradition of thanking the people of Boston for their help during the aftermath of the Halifax Explosion.

Hunters Helping the Hungry

Natural Resources

November 13, 2009 12:00 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Hunters Helping the Hungry
Nova Scotia hunters will once again help to feed the hungry, through food banks across the province.

Sustainability is Theme of Annual Mining Matters Conference

Natural Resources

November 13, 2009 9:32 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Sustainability is Theme of Annual Mining Matters Conference
The importance of the mining industry to Nova Scotia will be showcased during the 33rd annual Mining Matters conference at the Westin Nova Scotian Hotel in Halifax, Monday, Nov. 16, and Tuesday, Nov. 17.

Province Funds Forestry Development in Southwestern Nova Scotia

Natural Resources

October 30, 2009 1:59 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Funds Forestry Development in Southwestern Nova Scotia
The Department of Natural Resources' Forestry Action Plan is helping landowners manage sustainable and healthy forests in Southwestern Nova Scotia.

Deer Hunting Season Begins Oct. 30

Natural Resources

October 29, 2009 1:40 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES–-Deer Hunting Season Begins Oct. 30
Nova Scotian hunters are looking forward to the start of another deer hunting season, beginning Friday, Oct. 30.

Crossbow Course Now Available Online

Natural Resources

October 16, 2009 9:30 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Crossbow Course Now Available Online
Nova Scotia is the first province to provide an online crossbow course.

Uranium Ban to Become Law

Natural Resources

October 14, 2009 2:35 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Uranium Ban to Become Law
A moratorium on exploration and mining of uranium in Nova Scotia will be made law.

Spryfield-area Fire Investigation Completed

Natural Resources

October 1, 2009 9:51 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Spryfield-area Fire Investigation Completed
The Department of Natural Resources has completed its investigation into April wildfires in the Spryfield area, Halifax Regional Municipality, and no charges are pending.

Province Unveils Monument to Fallen Conservation Officers

Natural Resources

September 19, 2009 1:30 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Unveils Monument to Fallen Conservation Officers
Nova Scotia conservation officers killed in the line of duty were remembered today, Sept. 19.

Celebrate National Forest Week in Nova Scotia

Natural Resources

September 18, 2009 2:03 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Celebrate National Forest Week in Nova Scotia
Nova Scotians can celebrate National Forest Week with the Department of Natural Resources by taking part in various activities around the province that showcase the diversity of provincial forests.

Woodlot Owners of Year to Host Field Days

Natural Resources

September 11, 2009 10:57 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Woodlot Owners of Year to Host Field Days
Nova Scotians will have an opportunity to learn about natural resources management, view interesting demonstrations and enjoy the great outdoors when regional and provincial Woodlot Owners of the Year open their properties to the public in the coming weeks.

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