1142 releases issued in the specified time period for Natural Resources
December 5, 2002 1:03 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Extends Agreement with Nature
The Nova Scotia government has approved an extension to the Nature Conservancy of Canada's Campaign for Conservation agreement.
November 14, 2002 11:52 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Status of Nova Scotia Wild Plant Species
Information on more than 1,600 wild plant species found in Nova Scotia is now available on the Department of Natural Resources' Web site.
November 12, 2002 3:42 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Mining Matters 2002
The Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources is hosting the 2002 Mining Matters Conference in Halifax, Nov. 13-14. The focus of the conference is on economic development through the effective use of mineral resources.
November 4, 2002 12:57 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--McNabs and Lawlor Islands Designated a
Premier John Hamm and Natural Resources Minister Tim Olive announced today, Nov. 4, the official designation of McNabs and Lawlor Islands as a provincial park.
October 25, 2002 10:57 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Hunting Season Set to Begin
The cooler days and nights of fall bring a lot of activity outdoors as hunters take to the woods in anticipation of a successful and safe hunting season. Natural Resources Minister Tim Olive stresses the importance of hunters obtaining the proper training, permits and licences required to take part in the different hunting seasons in Nova Scotia.
October 11, 2002 2:25 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Attempted Moose Poaching
The Department of Natural Resources' Shelburne District Office responded to a report of an injured moose in Canada Hill, Shelburne Co., on Monday, Sept. 16. The moose had to be destroyed because of its injuries. After an examination it was determined that the moose had been shot by a poacher.
October 4, 2002 11:21 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Season Extended at Cape Chignecto Provincial
Cape Chignecto Provincial Park, Cumberland Co., is extending its operating season this year until Monday, Nov. 11. Natural Resources Minister Tim Olive made the announcement today, Oct. 4.
September 30, 2002 2:34 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Open Houses for McNabs, Lawlor Islands Draft
The Department of Natural Resources will be holding three public open houses in October to seek input on the draft park management plan for the proposed McNabs and Lawlor Islands Provincial Park.
September 26, 2002 1:14 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Nova Scotia Adds to Endangered Species List
Four species, a bird, plant, fish and mammal, in Nova Scotia will now be protected by the province's Endangered Species Act.
September 25, 2002 5:00 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Ministers Take Steps to Protect Diversity of
Ten years after the Rio Earth Summit, federal, provincial and territorial Forest, Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture Ministers have renewed their commitment to work together to implement the UN Convention on Biological Diversity, ratified by Canada in 1992.
September 25, 2002 1:47 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Forest Ministers Addressing Forest Challenges
Helping Canada maintain its position as a world leader in sustainable forest management and ensuring the future competitiveness of the forest sector were discussed at the annual meeting of the Canadian Council of Forest Ministers in Halifax on Tuesday, Sept. 24.
September 23, 2002 1:39 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Federal Provincial Parks Council Meets in
The Federal Provincial Parks Council is holding its fall conference in Halifax today and Tuesday, Sept. 23 and 24.
September 12, 2002 1:16 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Fire Ban Lifted
The Department of Natural Resources has lifted the ban on open fires in Nova Scotia woodlands effective at noon today, Sept 12.
August 30, 2002 9:44 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Woodlot Owner of the Year Field Days
The Department of Natural Resources will host three woodlot events during September and October to recognize the provincial and regional winners of the Nova Scotia Woodlot Owner of the Year award.
August 27, 2002 3:38 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Deadline Approaches for Antlerless Deer Draw
Natural Resources Minister Tim Olive is reminding hunters that the deadline is fast approaching to apply for permits to hunt antlerless deer.
August 20, 2002 10:41 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Province and Forestry Groups Sign Silviculture
The Department of Natural Resources has signed an agreement with a provincial forestry group to administer and conduct silviculture work on small private woodlots throughout Nova Scotia. The work, valued at $500,000, will be carried out over the next 12 months.
August 15, 2002 4:33 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Ban on Open Fires
Natural Resources Minister Tim Olive has announced there will be a ban on open fires in Nova Scotia effective at noon on Friday, Aug. 16. The ban will remain in effect until further notice.
August 15, 2002 8:57 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Wentworth Provincial Park Opens
Wentworth Provincial Park in Cumberland County is now open to the public and will be privately operated until the end of the camping season on Oct. 14. Natural Resources Minister Tim Olive made the announcement today, Aug. 15.
August 2, 2002 12:07 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Input Sought for McNabs and Lawlor Islands
Provincial Park Plans
The Department of Natural Resources is seeking public input on the draft park management plan for the proposed McNabs and Lawlor Islands Provincial Park, in Halifax Regional Municipality.
July 24, 2002 11:09 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES/SPORT/RECREATION COMMISSION--Province Acquires
Nova Scotia has acquired about 225 kilometres of abandoned rail corridor from New Minas to Yarmouth. Natural Resources Minister Tim Olive and Rodney MacDonald, Minister responsible for the Sport and Recreation Commission, announced the acquisition in Kingston, Kings Co., today, July 24.