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Brown Spruce Longhorn Beetle Plan A Collaborative Effort

Natural Resources

April 25, 2007 11:39 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Brown Spruce Longhorn Beetle Plan A Collaborative Effort
Concerned Nova Scotians will continue to play an active role as federal authorities begin implementing new measures dealing with brown spruce longhorn beetles in Nova Scotia, Natural Resources Minister David Morse said today, April 25.

Changes to Wildlife Act Regulations

Natural Resources

April 24, 2007 10:22 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Changes to Wildlife Act Regulations
Young Nova Scotians will have more opportunities to hunt for deer, as a result of recent changes to regulations under the Nova Scotia Wildlife Act.

Mi'kmaq Conservation Officers Appointed

Natural Resources

April 19, 2007 2:17 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Mi'kmaq Conservation Officers Appointed
Three Mi'kmaq have become the Department of Natural Resource's first full-time aboriginal conservation, enforcement and liaison officers.

Overnight Camping Prohibited at Indian Fields Park Reserve

Natural Resources

April 13, 2007 10:27 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Overnight Camping Prohibited at Indian Fields Park Reserve
Overnight camping is being prohibited at Indian Fields provincial park reserve.

National Wildlife Week: Young Students Called to Take Action

Natural Resources

April 5, 2007 12:28 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--National Wildlife Week: Young Students Called to Take Action
Nova Scotia elementary school students are being asked to discover the differences they can make to prevent global warming.

Species at Risk Conservation Funding Available

Natural Resources

April 5, 2007 10:55 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Species at Risk Conservation Funding Available
People who work on projects relating to species at risk in Nova Scotia have a new source of financial support.

Islands Designated As Wildlife Management Areas

Natural Resources

April 4, 2007 2:36 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Islands Designated As Wildlife Management Areas
Two small islands off the coast of Yarmouth County and one in Lunenburg County are providing better protection for breeding seabirds, including the endangered roseate tern.

Cape Breton Annual Moose Hunt a Success

Natural Resources

April 3, 2007 9:06 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Cape Breton Annual Moose Hunt a Success
Results of the 2006 moose hunt in Cape Breton are in, and the numbers are impressive.

Reserve Some Time With Nature

Natural Resources

April 2, 2007 12:12 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Reserve Some Time With Nature
Campers are now able to book their favourite sites at provincial camping parks with one phone call or by clicking a computer mouse, thanks to an updated reservation system.

Burning Permits Required April 1 Across Mainland Nova Scotia

Natural Resources

March 27, 2007 11:59 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Burning Permits Required April 1 Across Mainland Nova Scotia
Anyone on mainland Nova Scotia who wants to burn brush within 305 metres (1,000 feet) of the woods will require a provincial burning permit beginning Sunday, April 1.

Off-highway Vehicle Regulations Clarified

Natural Resources

March 21, 2007 11:54 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Off-highway Vehicle Regulations Clarified
Amendments to off-highway vehicle (OHV) regulations help clarify where off-highway vehicle operators can drive, better define how landowners can grant permission for use of their property and will exempt some experienced riders from safety training courses.

Province to Conserve Lands Acquired from Bowater

Natural Resources

March 19, 2007 11:16 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Province to Conserve Lands Acquired from Bowater
Nova Scotia will conserve thousands of hectares of land of historic, ecological and recreational significance that it is acquiring from Bowater Mersey Paper Company.

Province Acquires More Coastal Properties

Natural Resources

March 15, 2007 11:17 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Acquires More Coastal Properties
People who enjoy a walk on the wild side have more provincial property to trek thanks to land purchases at one of Nova Scotia's favourite destinations.

Snowmobile Trails Designated on Crown Land

Natural Resources

March 14, 2007 11:45 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Snowmobile Trails Designated on Crown Land
New regulations, announced today, March 14, will allow recreational snowmobilers to enjoy designated trails on Crown land.

Agreement with Nature Trust Extended

Natural Resources

March 12, 2007 9:49 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Agreement with Nature Trust Extended
The Nova Scotia Nature Trust will continue to work with the province to ensure more Nova Scotia properties are protected and conserved for future generations.

Land Acquisitions Target Properties with Natural Assets

Natural Resources

February 22, 2007 1:23 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Land Acquisitions Target Properties with Natural Assets
The province will help protect and preserve an additional 699 hectares (about 1,727 acres) of prime Nova Scotia property for recreational and tourism opportunities, coastal access, inland waterways, and wildlife habitat this year.

Groundhog Day and World Wetlands Day to be Celebrated

Natural Resources

January 31, 2007 1:27 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Groundhog Day and World Wetlands Day to be Celebrated
Friday, Feb. 2, is Groundhog Day -- a day when groundhogs across the continent are called upon to predict the weather for winter-weary North Americans.

More Options For Off-highway Vehicle Infraction Enforcement

Natural Resources

January 30, 2007 9:16 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--More Options For Off-highway Vehicle Infraction Enforcement
Enforcement officers now have more options to enforce the Off-highway Vehicles Act.

Public Submissions Being Considered

Natural Resources

January 5, 2007 9:36 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Public Submissions Being Considered
Woodlot owners, silviculture contractors and people concerned about the environment were among those who submitted comments during a recent review of changes proposed for the province's forest sustainability regulations.

Micou's Island Negotiations Underway

Natural Resources

December 8, 2006 2:13 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Micou's Island Negotiations Underway
Nova Scotia could soon add an island in St. Margarets Bay to its inventory of Crown lands.

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