News releases from Natural Resources (to July 2018) (Page 1)

Surveillance assurée par les sauveteurs à compter de cette fin de semaine

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

On pourra prendre la vague sur la plupart des plages les plus populaires de la province à compter du samedi 30 juin, alors que les sauveteurs seront sur place pour assurer la sécurité des utilisateurs des plages.

Lifeguard Supervision Begins this Weekend

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Surf’s up on many of Nova Scotia’s most popular beaches beginning Saturday, June 30, when lifeguards hit the sand to keep beachgoers safe.

Queensland Beach Closed During Construction

Natural Resources (to July 2018) / Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

Queensland Beach Provincial Park near Hubbards, Halifax Regional Municipality, will be closed starting Thursday, June 21 to allow for road construction and parking lot improvements required following damage caused during a winter storm.

Guide Showcases Province's Biodiversity

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The newly updated Ecological Land Classification guide offers information about Nova Scotia's biodiversity and its natural features.

Program Teaches Camping Basics

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nova Scotians wanting to learn camping basics and experience the excitement of exploring a provincial park are invited to apply for the Learn 2 Camp program.

Réduire le risque de rencontres avec des animaux sauvages

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Les Néo-Écossais peuvent réduire les risques associés aux rencontres avec la faune nuisible dans leurs quartiers en suivant les conseils des experts du ministère des Ressources naturelles.

Reducing Risks of Wildlife Encounters

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nova Scotians can reduce the risks associated with nuisance wildlife encounters in their neighbourhoods by following advice from experts at the Department of Natural Resources.

Grade 4s Exploring Camping, Nature

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Parents of Grade 4 students should be watching their kids' backpacks for a passport to camping.

Nova Scotia's Wildfire Fighters to Help Alberta

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nova Scotia has answered the call to help control forest fires in Alberta.

Biodiversity Council Members Appointed

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Four experts who will help craft new legislation and recommend new actions to promote biodiversity in Nova Scotia have been chosen for the new Biodiversity Council.

Most Provincial Parks Opening Friday

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nearly all provincial day-use parks and several camping parks are set to open Friday, May 18.

Annual Moose Licence Draw

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nova Scotians can apply for the annual moose licence lottery starting today, May 1.

Independent Review of Forest Practices Being Finalized

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

University of King’s College president Bill Lahey has informed Natural Resources Minister Margaret Miller that although he will be completing his report on forest practices in the next few days, he is subjecting it to further review by advisors in international law and forestry economics before he finalizes his report for submission to the minister and public release.

Fund Supports Mineral Sector Growth

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nova Scotia has launched a new fund to boost the province’s mineral sector and help the search for mineral deposits across the province.

Provincial Campsite Bookings Begin Next Week

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Campers will be able to book provincial campsites for the 2018 season starting Monday, April 2.

Interdictions de brûlage à compter du 15 mars

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

On rappelle aux Néo-Écossais de consulter la carte des interdictions de brûlage à compter du 15 mars, date officielle du début de la saison de risque élevé de feu de forêt.

Burning Restrictions Begin March 15

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nova Scotians are reminded to, Check Before You Burn, starting March 15, the official start of the wildfire risk season.

Amendments to the Mineral Resources Act

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Amendments introduced today, March 2, will improve the clarity of the Mineral Resources Act before it is proclaimed this spring.

Update on the Independent Review of Forest Practices

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Natural Resources Minister Margaret Miller has extended the time frame for the Independent Review of Forest Practices. The review, launched on Aug. 30, will be completed at the end of April.

Shubenacadie Sam Predicts an Early Spring

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nova Scotia’s famous furry forecaster Shubenacadie Sam did not see his shadow today, Feb. 2, meaning an early spring for Nova Scotia.