News releases from Natural Resources and Renewables

Province Invests in Climate Adaptation Projects, Communities

Environment and Climate Change / Natural Resources and Renewables / Municipal Affairs and Housing

The Province is investing $37.3 million from the Green Fund in projects that support the goals of the Environmental Goals and Climate Change Reduction Act and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Investment in Energy Efficiency Programming for Homes and Businesses

Natural Resources and Renewables

The Department of Natural Resources and Renewables is investing another $57 million to expand energy efficiency programming for homes and businesses across the province.

New Mainland Moose Recovery Plan

Natural Resources and Renewables

A new recovery plan will help the long-term recovery of Nova Scotia’s endangered mainland moose population.

Changes Under Land Titles Clarification Act Will Help Resolve Claims Faster

Equity and Anti-Racism Initiatives / Natural Resources and Renewables

The government is streamlining how some land claims are handled to help people in historic African Nova Scotian communities receive clear title to their property faster.

Provincial Parks Celebrate Record Camping Season

Natural Resources and Renewables

Nova Scotia’s provincial parks are wrapping up another busy and successful season, welcoming more than one million visitors to camping and day-use parks and a record number of campers to provincial campgrounds.

Old-Growth Forest Policy Open for Public Input

Natural Resources and Renewables

The Province is updating the policy that protects old-growth forests on Crown land and is seeking public feedback.

Safety First During Hunting, Trapping Season

Natural Resources and Renewables

Nova Scotians are reminded to put safety first during hunting and trapping season.

Inverness County Non-Profit Donates 50th Tree for Boston

Natural Resources and Renewables

The Tree for Boston, a deeply rooted tradition in Nova Scotia for the last 50 years, is making its trek from Inverness County this year.

Mineral Resources Development Grants Awarded

Natural Resources and Renewables

Grants awarded through the Mineral Resources Development Fund support the search for new mineral deposits, help get new mining projects underway and attract investment to Nova Scotia.

Support Available for Clean Energy Projects

Natural Resources and Renewables

Nova Scotia communities that want to pursue clean energy projects can now apply for funding through the Low Carbon Communities program.

Students Receive Scholarships for Energy Studies

Natural Resources and Renewables

Sixteen Nova Scotia students have been awarded the Nova Scotia Energy and Mines Scholarship to pursue energy-related studies at post-secondary institutions.

New Generation Owners Named Woodland Owners of the Year

Natural Resources and Renewables

The winners of the 2021 provincial Woodland Owner of the Year Award are Jonathan and Abbey Veinotte of West Northfield, Lunenburg Co. The Veinottes are the youngest winners in the program’s history and will host a community event on Saturday, Sept. 18.