1142 releases issued in the specified time period for Natural Resources
June 20, 2007 12:04 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Honours Campground Host Weekend
Nova Scotia Provincial Parks' volunteer campground hosts are being recognized with a Campground Host Weekend from June 22 to 24 in Battery Provincial Park, St. Peter's, Richmond Co.
June 20, 2007 9:15 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Nova Scotia Lends Forest Fire Equipment to Other Provinces
The Department of Natural Resources is sending firefighting equipment to Quebec and New Brunswick to assist with a high volume of forest fires. Additional resources are needed to control and extinguish the fires burning throughout these provinces.
June 13, 2007 3:22 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Beach-goers Educated on Endangered Piping Plover
Beach-goers were reminded to keep their dogs on a leash and vehicles off the beach as enforcement officers conducted a campaign last weekend focusing on the endangered piping plover in Nova Scotia.
June 12, 2007 2:49 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Changes to Forest Sustainability Regulations
Private owners will have more choices in the way they manage their woodlots as a result of recent changes to regulations under the Forests Act.
June 4, 2007 9:51 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Habitat Conservation Fund Helps 18 Projects
NOTE: A list of projects selected by the Habitat Conservation Fund follows the release.
The Habitat Conservation Fund will secure and enhance the living conditions of Nova Scotia wildlife and help increase the population of mainland animals such as moose, marten and wood turtles.
June 1, 2007 2:24 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES–-Help Avoid Bear Encounters
After hibernating through the long winter months, it is time for Nova Scotia's black bears to be out and about, constantly looking for food.
May 25, 2007 9:13 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Moose Draw Deadline Approaching
Prospective moose hunters have less than a week to apply for one of the 345 moose hunting licences. The application deadline is midnight Thursday, May 31.
May 23, 2007 11:39 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES–-Park to Close for Brown Spruce Longhorn Beetle Research
McNabs Island Park and MacCormack's Beach will be closed either Thursday, May 24, or Friday, May 25, so scientists can begin a brown spruce longhorn beetle research project.
May 14, 2007 9:02 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES–-Plan to Help Nova Scotia's Mainland Moose
Nova Scotians can help preserve mainland moose by reporting moose sightings and illegal activities such as poaching.
May 11, 2007 2:18 PM
ENVIRONMENT/LABOUR/NATURAL RESOURCES--Nova Scotia Designates New Nature Reserve
Nova Scotia will designate a new nature reserve to protect and preserve more of the province's ecological features, wildlife, and natural heritage.
May 9, 2007 4:38 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Fire Precautions Urged
Nova Scotians are being reminded to use extreme caution with open fires as provincial and municipal firefighters continue to battle grass and brush fires across the province.
May 9, 2007 10:00 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Graves Island Provincial Park
Graves Island Provincial Park opens on Friday, May 18.
May 9, 2007 9:47 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Opening of Nova Scotia Provincial Parks
It is time to start lacing up your hiking shoes, dusting off your sleeping bag and double-checking your map.
May 7, 2007 1:54 PM
HEALTH PROMOTION/PROTECTION/NATURAL RESOURCES--New Trails for Off-highway Vehicle Users
Off-highway vehicle users will soon have access to new trails and riding areas thanks to $700,000 worth of grants available through the off-highway vehicle infrastructure fund.
May 2, 2007 2:17 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Kids in the Forest Field Trips
Hundreds of elementary school students are getting the chance to explore Nova Scotia's natural resources. The Department of Natural Resources has helped plan three fun and educational events in May to bring young people in touch with nature.
May 1, 2007 12:00 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Natural Resources Strategy Development Begins
Public consultation will play a critical role in the three-year process being used to develop a new strategy governing Nova Scotia's natural resources, says David Morse, Minister of Natural Resources.
April 27, 2007 2:40 PM
RESSOURCES NATURELLES--Faisons cesser les feux d'herbe illégaux
Nous avons besoin de la coopération de tous pour gérer le problème grandissant des feux d'herbe.
April 27, 2007 2:39 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Help Stop Illegal Grass Fires
Co-operation is needed from everyone to manage the growing problem of grass fires.
April 27, 2007 2:36 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Hunters Enjoy Successful Season in 2006
Nova Scotia hunters had a safe and successful hunting season in 2006, Natural Resources Minister David Morse announced today, April 27.
April 26, 2007 12:16 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--No Access to Graves Island Provincial Park
Public access to Graves Island Provincial Park, in Lunenburg County, will be disrupted for about two weeks to allow repairs to the causeway that connects the island with the mainland.