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Campground Host Program

Natural Resources

May 11, 2001 3:29 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Campground Host Program
Where is the nearest laundromat? Are there bears in the woods? How long will it take to walk the park trails?

Family Camping a Fun Team Effort

Natural Resources

May 11, 2001 3:24 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Family Camping a Fun Team Effort
As a parent of two adolescents, Ellen Henwood of Hants County has much to keep her busy. You might think camping would be out of the question. But for Ellen and her children, Rosemary and Timothy, camping is a joy and a great way to spend good times together.

Provincial Parks to Open

Natural Resources

May 11, 2001 2:32 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Provincial Parks to Open
Many of Nova Scotia’s provincially operated parks will officially open for the season on Friday, May 18, in time for the Victoria Day long weekend.

National Forest Week, May 6-12

Natural Resources

May 8, 2001 4:38 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--National Forest Week, May 6-12
Nova Scotia’s forests are a rich and diverse resource. They mean many things to many people. They have always played a vital role in the economic, environmental and physical well-being of all Nova Scotians.

Province Working toward Exclusion in Softwood Lumber Issue

Natural Resources

April 27, 2001 2:21 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Working toward Exclusion in Softwood Lumber Issue
Natural Resources Minister Ernest Fage is assuring Nova Scotia lumber producers that the province is focusing all efforts on regaining an exemption from U.S. countervailing duties on softwood lumber.

First Report on Status of Wild Species Released

Natural Resources

April 19, 2001 2:00 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--First Report on Status of Wild Species Released
Natural Resources Minister Ernest Fage today released the first Internet-based report and searchable database on the General Status of Wild Species in Nova Scotia. The report presents important information on plants and animals that will help in conservation and resource planning.

Fencing Assistance for Livestock Producers

Natural Resources

April 18, 2001 3:00 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES–-Fencing Assistance for Livestock Producers
Again this year, assistance is available to help Nova Scotia farmers in their efforts to keep livestock out of wetlands and waterways.

Amendments to Scalers Act Introduced

Natural Resources

April 17, 2001 2:28 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Amendments to Scalers Act Introduced
Natural Resources Minister Ernest Fage has introduced several amendments to the Scalers Act that will improve the way wood volume is measured in the Nova Scotia forest sector.

Changes to Moose Draw Application Process

Natural Resources

March 30, 2001 2:45 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Changes to Moose Draw Application Process
Applying for a moose licence in Nova Scotia is going the same way as the popular antlerless deer draw system. This change in the application process was announced today by Natural Resources Minister Ernest Fage.

Energy Discussion Paper

Natural Resources

March 28, 2001 2:26 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES/PETROLEUM DIRECTORATE--Energy Discussion Paper Released
The provincial government is asking Nova Scotians to take a close look at future energy needs and opportunities. As part of the process to develop a revised energy strategy, the government has released a discussion paper titled Powering Nova Scotia’s Economy.

Habitat Conservation Fund Up and Running

Natural Resources

March 15, 2001 2:46 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Habitat Conservation Fund Up and Running
Proposals for wildlife habitat projects are now being accepted by the Department of Natural Resources.

Department Offers Wood and Wildlife Seminars

Natural Resources

March 13, 2001 3:15 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Department Offers Wood and Wildlife Seminars
The Department of Natural Resources will be holding three, one-day seminars titled Wood and Wildlife on Your Woodlot between March 31 and April 21.

Keeping Your Cats Indoors

Natural Resources

March 7, 2001 2:00 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Keeping Your Cats Indoors
The Department of Natural Resources recommends keeping your family cat indoors, year-round.

Province Acquires Ecologically Significant Lands

Natural Resources

March 5, 2001 9:00 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Acquires Ecologically Significant Lands
A donation of 186 hectares -- 465 acres -- of land is helping Nova Scotia to fulfil its mandate of protecting and acquiring ecologically significant lands.

Province Commits Lands for Conservation

Natural Resources

February 23, 2001 2:12 PM

?NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Commits Lands for Conservation
Natural Resources Minister Ernest Fage today announced an important land transfer that emphasizes the province's commitment to conservation.

Department Says Public Safety is Priority

Natural Resources

February 23, 2001 11:30 AM

?NATURAL RESOURCES--Department Says Public Safety is Priority
The Department of Natural Resources respects the decision released Thursday by the Public Prosecution Service.

Hunters Enjoy Successful Season in 2000

Natural Resources

February 16, 2001 2:00 PM

?NATURAL RESOURCES--Hunters Enjoy Successful Season in 2000
Nova Scotia hunters bagged 17,160 deer during the 2000 hunting season.

Deer and Deep Snow Conditions

Natural Resources

February 7, 2001 10:30 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Deer and Deep Snow Conditions
Deep snow this winter is causing some problems for deer in Nova Scotia.

Minister Welcomes New Association

Natural Resources

February 1, 2001 3:12 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Minister Welcomes New Association
The act establishing a professional foresters association in Nova Scotia officially took effect today.

Minister Advocates Energy Efficiency in Home Building

Natural Resources

February 1, 2001 12:00 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Minister Advocates Energy Efficiency in Home Building
Nova Scotia is a leader in providing quality, energy-efficient homes and renovations, Natural Resources Minister Ernest Fage said in an address to the ENERhouse 2001 conference in Dartmouth this afternoon.

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