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CXN--Safety, Success Highlight Hunting Season

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

February 19, 99 3:28 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--CXN--Safety, Success Highlight Hunting Season
CORRECTION: To item originally transmitted on Thursday, Feb. 11 -- please note, in the Nova Scotia Deer Harvest Summary, incorrect figures were given for Inverness County and those for Victoria County were inadvertently omitted. The correct table follows.
NOVA SCOTIA DEER HARVEST SUMMARY, 1995-1998

Safety and Success Highlight Hunting Season

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

February 11, 99 11:27 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Safety and Success Highlight Hunting Season
Nova Scotia maintained its excellent hunter safety record in 1998 with no hunting fatalities and only two personal injury accidents.

Shubenacadie Sam Predicts More Winter

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

February 2, 99 2:35 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Shubenacadie Sam Predicts More Winter
When is winter going to end? That's the question on many people's minds this time of year. And today, Groundhog Day, is the day they look for the answer.

Cottage Cove Provincial Park Will Reopen

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

January 15, 99 2:23 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Cottage Cove Provincial Park Will Reopen
Cottage Cove Provincial Park will reopen this spring following its normal winter closure.

1999 Nova Scotia Woodlot Owner of the Year

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

January 12, 99 2:22 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--1999 Nova Scotia Woodlot Owner of the Year
The Department of Natural Resources is accepting nominations at until Jan. 31 at local offices for the 1999 Nova Scotia Woodlot Owner of the Year.

License Agreement Signed With Snowmobilers

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

December 8, 98 2:08 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--License Agreement Signed With Snowmobilers
Natural Resources Minister Kennie MacAskill has signed a three-year license agreement with the Snowmobilers Association of Nova Scotia for the use and maintenance of snowmobile trails on Crown land. Snowmobile Association president Arlene Taylor and past-president Laurie Cranton signed the agreement with Mr. MacAskill on Thursday, Nov. 26.

Order to Halt Unauthorized Timber Harvest

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

November 17, 98 2:14 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Order to Halt Unauthorized Timber Harvest
The provincial government is taking action to halt unauthorized timber harvesting in Nova Scotia. Natural Resources Minister Kennie MacAskill announced in the legislature today that, effective immediately, all unauthorized harvesting on Crown lands must cease.

Endangered Species Legislation Introduced

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

November 5, 98 2:29 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Endangered Species Legislation Introduced
An endangered species act has been introduced in the Nova Scotia legislature by Natural Resources Minister Kennie MacAskill.

Conservation Officer Cadets to be Sworn In

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

October 23, 98 2:15 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Conservation Officer Cadets to be Sworn In
Fifteen candidates from the conservation officer cadet program at the police academy in Summerside will be sworn in next week to work in the enforcement section of the Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources for six weeks.

Climate Change Projects Announced

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

October 20, 98 1:57 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES/ENVIRONMENT--Climate Change Projects Announced
Two projects under the public outreach component of the federal government's $150-million Climate Change Action Fund have been announced for Nova Scotia.

Ministers Laud Acid Rain Agreement

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

October 19, 98 5:05 PM

ENVIRONMENT/NATURAL RESOURCES--Ministers Laud Acid Rain Agreement
Nova Scotia's ministers of the environment and natural resources said they are encouraged with the signing of Canada-Wide Acid Rain Strategy for Post 2000.

Good Response to Antlerless Deer Stamp Draw

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

September 9, 98 11:35 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Good Response to Antlerless Deer Stamp Draw
Almost 33,000 applications were received for Nova Scotia's first computerized draw for stamps enabling a limited number of hunters to hunt antlerless deer this fall.

Ban on Open Fires Lifted

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

August 31, 98 12:35 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Ban on Open Fires Lifted
A ban prohibiting open fires in Nova Scotia woodlands was lifted effective 12 noon today, Monday, Aug. 31.

Woodlands Travel Ban Lifted

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

August 24, 98 2:12 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Woodlands Travel Ban Lifted
A ban on woodlands travel in Nova Scotia has been lifted. Natural Resources Minister Kennie MacAskill says travel in the woods is permitted effective immediately.

Deadline for Antlerless Deer Draw Approaches

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

August 21, 98 1:30 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Deadline for Antlerless Deer Draw Approaches
More than 20,000 applications have been received so far for the 8,150 available antlerless deer hunting stamps. Natural Resources Minister Kennie MacAskill reminds hunters that they have only two weeks left to enter the draw.

Nova Scotia Woods Closed to Travel

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

August 10, 98 10:10 AM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Nova Scotia Woods Closed to Travel
A provincewide ban on travel in Nova Scotia woods has been ordered by Natural Resources Minister Kennie MacAskill. The ban takes effect at noon today, Monday, Aug. 10, 1998, and will remain in place until further notice.

Caution Urged While Outdoors

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

August 7, 98 2:20 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Caution Urged While Outdoors
With the arrival of another weekend, Natural Resources Minister Kennie MacAskill once again urges everyone to use caution while outdoors, whether for recreation or at work. The forest fire hazard across Nova Scotia continues to be high to extreme.

Ban on Open Fires in Nova Scotia

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

July 30, 98 3:15 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Ban on Open Fires in Nova Scotia
Open fires in Nova Scotia woodlands are banned as of noon Friday, July 31, Natural Resources Minister Kennie MacAskill announced today. The ban will be in effect until further notice.

Cape Chignecto Park Officially Opens

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

July 24, 98 2:15 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Cape Chignecto Park Officially Opens
Cape Chignecto, the newest and largest park in the provincial parks system, officially opens Saturday, July 25, Natural Resources Minister Kennie MacAskill announced today.

Tussock Moth Spray Program Completed

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

July 22, 98 4:30 PM

NATURAL RESOURCES--Tussock Moth Spray Program Completed
The largest spray program ever undertaken to control an insect infestation in the forests of Nova Scotia has been completed.

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