1142 releases issued in the specified time period for Natural Resources
May 12, 2000 11:25 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Moose License Draw Deadline Nears
The deadline to apply for a moose hunting license is quickly approaching, Natural Resources Minister Ernest Fage reminded hunters today.
May 5, 2000 12:00 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES Forestry Regulations Help Sustainability
NOTE: This feature article is produced by the Department of Natural Resources. It deals with the Forest Sustainability Regulations, which became law in April of 2000.
The province's new forestry regulations, which will have a positive impact on the long-term sustainability of Nova Scotia's forests, are the big news in forestry these days. On April 12, Natural Resources Minister Ernest Fage announced that the Forest Sustainability Regulations are now law in Nova Scotia.
May 5, 2000 9:00 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--National Forest Week, May 7-13
As Minister of Natural Resources, I am proud to endorse National Forest Week.
May 4, 2000 10:30 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES Staff to Participate in Millennium Projects
What do trails, geology, wildlife species, sustainable forestry, forest fires and the environment have in common? They are all projects that Department of Natural Resources' staff will work on in 2000 to celebrate the new millennium.
April 20, 2000 10:24 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Seminars on Forests Act and New Regulations
Nova Scotia woodlot owners and contractors are invited to attend one of two seminars hosted by the Department of Natural Resources. These seminars will address how changes to the Forests Act affect woodlot operations.
April 13, 2000 2:30 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES/ABORIGINAL AFFAIRS--N.S. to Assess N.B. Ruling
The Nova Scotia government will review a court decision released today in New Brunswick that deals with aboriginal logging on Crown land.
April 12, 2000 12:00 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Amendments to the Forests Act Proclaimed
The Department of Natural Resources is moving forward with the province's forest strategy. Changes to the Forests Act have been proclaimed and the new Forest Sustainability Regulations have been approved.
April 3, 2000 3:22 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Funding Assistance for Livestock Producers
The Eastern Habitat Joint Venture, through the Department of Natural Resources, is accepting applications for the 2000 Streamside Program.
March 29, 2000 9:30 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--CXN--Moose Draw Applications Available April 3
CORRECTION: To item originally transmitted at about 9:38 a.m. today, March 29, fixing the draw date in the last paragraph of the broadcast copy.
Applications for the 2000 moose licence lottery will be available at all offices of the Department of Natural Resources on Monday, April 3, Natural Resources Minister Ernest Fage announced today.
March 17, 2000 11:39 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Hosts International Fire Conference
Halifax will be a hot spot this spring when the Department of Natural Resources and the Fire Marshal's Office co-host Interface Fires 2000, Building Fire Smart Communities in the Wildland-Urban Interface.
March 10, 2000 1:00 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--March Break Fun at the Wildlife Park
The provincial wildlife park in Shubenacadie will be open daily during March break from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The following educational activities will be held each day from 10 a.m. to noon, rain or shine:
March 8, 2000 4:00 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Hunters Enjoy Successful Season in 1999
Nova Scotia hunters enjoyed another successful season as they bagged close to 16,000 deer in 1999, said Natural Resources Minister Ernest Fage.
February 23, 2000 11:30 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--West Mabou Beach Will Remain Park Reserve
The government of Nova Scotia will retain the entire West Mabou Beach property as park reserve. Natural Resources Minister Ernest Fage said today the decision is based on the unique values of the site and other information received.
January 12, 2000 3:50 AM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Nominations Open for Woodlot Owner of the Year
The province is going to honour woodlot owners again this year and is seeking nominations for Nova Scotia's Woodlot Owner of the Year.
January 11, 2000 4:53 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Gypsum Company Opens $20-Million Facility
A major investment by the United States Gypsum Company in a new crusher at its plant near Windsor has been applauded by Natural Resources Minister Ernest Fage.
December 8, 99 12:07 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Report on Public Input on Forestry Regulations
A report that summarizes public comments on draft regulations for wood supply sustainability and wildlife habitat management has been released by the Department of Natural Resources. The regulations are part of the province's new forest strategy and support recent amendments to the Forests Act.
November 23, 99 3:00 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Natural Resources, N.S. Power Form Partnership
The Department of Natural Resources and Nova Scotia Power are working together on an innovative planting program to reduce damage to trees and electrical equipment.
November 5, 99 2:27 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Tapping Into Nova Scotia's Rock Records
When geologists talk about rock records, chances are they're not discussing Pearl Jam's latest release.
November 5, 99 12:00 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Workshops Focus on Climate Change Strategy
Turning Change Into Opportunity is the title of a workbook that will be the focus of stakeholder discussions about Nova Scotia's climate change strategy.
October 29, 99 12:00 PM
NATURAL RESOURCES--Amendments to Mineral Resources Act
Amendments to the Mineral Resources Act that respond to recommendations of the Westray Inquiry have been introduced in the House of Assembly today by Natural Resources Minister Ernest Fage.