1142 releases issued in the specified time period for Natural Resources
January 19, 2001 4:00 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Minister Meets with Miners
Natural Resources Minister Ernest Fage met this week with officials of the United Mine Workers union representing workers at the Evans coal mine in Inverness County.
January 12, 2001 10:00 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Nominations for Woodlot Owner of the Year
The Department of Natural Resources is accepting nominations until Jan. 31 for the 2001 Woodlot Owner of the Year Award.
January 4, 2001 11:00 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Department Receives Crown Land Stumpage Report
A review of Crown land timber prices and policies in Nova Scotia recommends fundamental changes in the way the Department of Natural Resources administers licence agreements on provincial land. Natural Resources Minister Ernest Fage today released a report on the review, which was conducted by AgFor Inc. of Fredericton.
December 6, 2000 12:00 PM
Natural Resources--Enforcement, Parks to Stay at Natural
Responsibility for enforcing Nova Scotia fish and game laws and for managing and operating provincial parks will remain with the provincial Department of Natural Resources.
November 14, 2000 12:39 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Province and Forestry Groups Sign Silviculture
The Department of Natural Resources has signed an agreement with a forestry organization to administer and carry out a silviculture pilot project on small private woodlots throughout Nova Scotia. The project is valued at $400,000.
November 2, 2000 11:00 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Province and Nature Conservancy Announce Joint
The provincial government and the Nature Conservancy of Canada have formed a partnership to protect ecologically significant lands in Nova Scotia, Premier John Hamm announced today in Halifax. The premier was joined by John Lounds, Executive Director of the Conservancy; Ernest Fage, Minister of Natural Resources; and Angus MacIsaac, acting Minister of Environment and Labour.
October 27, 2000 2:00 PM
Natural Resources -Mining Matters Conference
The connection between meteors and dinosaurs will be one of the topics discussed at the Mining Matters 2000 conference in Halifax next week.
October 25, 2000 11:44 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Natural Resources Minister Stresses Hunter
The general open season for deer hunting opens on Friday, Oct. 27, and Natural Resources Minister Ernest Fage wants hunters to make safety a top priority.
October 19, 2000 4:30 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Natural Resources Licensing Branch to Move
Beginning Monday, Oct. 23, licences can be purchased in downtown Halifax at the Service Nova Scotia office on the nineth floor of the Maritime Centre, 1505 Barrington St.
September 1, 2000 11:29 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--2000 Woodlot Owner of the Year Field Day
The Department of Natural Resources is holding a field day on the woodlot of Tom and Bill Skinner, Nova Scotia's 2000 Woodlot Owners of the Year. The event will take place on Saturday, Sept. 16, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
August 25, 2000 3:44 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Information Sessions on Crown Land Strategy
Co-ordinating the increasing number of uses of Nova Scotia's limited Crown land resources will be the focus of a series of information sessions this fall.
August 25, 2000 9:00 AM
NOTE TO EDITORS--CXN--Deadline for Deer Draw Applications
Natural Resources Minister Ernest Fage is reminding people who want to participate in the antlerless deer hunt this fall to apply by midnight Friday, Sept. 1.
August 16, 2000 3:00 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES Progress Made in Protection of Natural Areas
Nova Scotia has made dramatic progress in meeting its commitments to establish a comprehensive system of parks and protected areas by 2000.
August 16, 2000 9:00 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES-NS Supports Initiatives for Sustainable Forests
Nova Scotia supports the initiatives dealing with sustainable forest management and competitiveness of the forest sector announced Monday, Aug. 14, at the annual meeting of the Canadian Council of Forest Ministers (CCFM) in Iqaluit.
August 8, 2000 12:28 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Changes to Hunting Regulations
Some changes have been made to the Nova Scotia hunting regulations for 2000-01.
July 14, 2000 9:40 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Parks Day Celebrations, July 15
Parks Day will be celebrated Saturday, July 15, at a number of provincial parks in Nova Scotia.
July 6, 2000 3:13 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--2000 Woodlot Owner of the Year
A father and son from Kings County have been chosen as the 2000 Woodlot Owner of the Year. Bill and Tom Skinner from South Berwick were selected from among six regional winners by a three-member judging committee from the Department of Natural Resources.
June 23, 2000 9:00 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Date Changed for Moose License Draw
The draw for 200 Nova Scotia moose hunting licenses will be held at the Strathlorne Forest Nursery in Inverness County on Friday, June 30 at 12:30 p.m.
June 15, 2000 10:22 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Antlerless Deer Hunting Season
Nova Scotians will be allowed to hunt antlerless deer again this fall.
June 7, 2000 1:10 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Nova Scotia Protects Wildlife Species at Risk
The first 10 species to be protected under the new Nova Scotia Endangered Species Act were announced today by Natural Resources Minister Ernest Fage.