News releases from Environment issued in the specified time period (Page 2)

Blue-green Algae in Kings County

Environment

Residents and visitors in the Lumsden Dam area of Kings Co. are advised that blooms of blue-green algae have been spotted in Lumsden Pond.

Glyphosate Concerns Addressed

Health and Wellness / Environment

Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia's Chief Public Health Officer, is responding today, Sept. 2, to concerns being raised around the use of glyphosate in forestry applications in Nova Scotia.

Algues bleu-vert dans le comté de Yarmouth

Environment

Les résidents et les visiteurs du secteur de Forest Glen, dans le comté de Yarmouth, sont priés de noter que des petites fleurs d'eau d'algues bleu-vert ont été repérées dans le lac Parr. Il est également possible que les algues bleu-vert prolifèrent dans les cours d’eau qui se déversent dans le lac.

Blue-green Algae in Yarmouth County

Environment

Residents and visitors in the Forest Glen area of Yarmouth Co. are advised that small blooms of blue-green algae have been spotted in Parr Lake. There is also potential for blooms in the connecting water courses.

Algues bleues dans le comté de Pictou

Environment

On demande aux résidents et aux visiteurs de la région de Granton, dans le comté de Pictou, de ne pas nager dans la rivière Middle ou de consommer l'eau de ce lac et de toute étendue d'eau liée en raison d'une prolifération possible d'algues bleues.

Blue Green Algae in Pictou County

Environment

Residents and visitors in Granton, Pictou Co. and area are advised not to swim in, or drink water from Middle River, and connecting waterbodies because of a probable blue-green algae bloom.

Conservation Officers Ask Nova Scotians to Help Protect Recreational Fishery

Environment

Provincial conservation officers remind Nova Scotians there is a daily limit on the number of trout that can be caught in most regions.

Prolifération d'algues bleues dans le lac Powder Mill

Environment

On demande aux résidents et aux visiteurs de ne pas nager dans le lac Powder Mill situé près de Waverley, dans la Municipalité régionale d'Halifax, ou de consommer l'eau ou les poissons de ce lac en raison d'une prolifération possible d'algues bleues.

Blue Green Algae Bloom in Powder Mill Lake

Environment

Residents and visitors are advised not to swim in, drink water from, or eat fish caught in Powder Mill Lake, near Waverley in the Halifax Regional Municipality, because of a probable blue-green algae bloom.

Province, Municipality Sign Agreement to Improve Water Quality of LaHave River

Environment

The province and the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg signed a memorandum of understanding today, July 7, to address the discharge of raw sewage into the LaHave River.

Prolifération d'algues bleues dans le lac Torment

Environment

On demande aux résidents et aux visiteurs de la région d'East Dalhousie, dans le comté de Kings, de ne pas nager dans le lac Torment ou de consommer l'eau de ce lac et de toute étendue d'eau liée en raison d'une prolifération possible d'algues bleues.

Blue Green Algae Bloom in Lake Torment

Environment

Residents and visitors in the East Dalhousie, Kings Co., area are advised not to swim in, or drink water from, Lake Torment and connecting waterbodies because of a probable blue-green algae bloom.

Conditions propices aux algues bleues

Environment

Un hiver doux, des précipitations de neige peu abondantes et un printemps plutôt sec entraînent des conditions propices à la prolifération précoce d'algues bleues dans les lacs et les rivières de la Nouvelle-Écosse.

Conditions Ripe for Blue-green Algae

Environment

A mild winter, little snow and a dry start to spring means the conditions are right for early blooms of blue-green algae in Nova Scotia's lakes and rivers.

Tidal Monitoring Program Approved

Environment

The proposed monitoring program for the Fundy Ocean Research Centre for Energy (FORCE) and Cape Sharp Tidal Venture has been approved by the Department of Environment.

Consultation Opens on Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Liquefied Natural Gas Facilities

Environment

Nova Scotians can provide feedback on the province's approach to managing greenhouse gas emissions from liquefied natural gas facilities by participating in an online consultation, starting today, June 16.

Conservation Officers Receive Training on New Aquaculture Regulations

Environment

Conservation officers with the Department of Environment are about to complete training on the province's new aquaculture regulations in order to conduct site inspections and will soon put that training to work.

Support for Youth Conservation Corps Means Green Jobs, Career Development for Summer Students

Environment

Inspiring positive environmental change and making a difference in her community motivated Candace Nickerson to join the Nova Scotia Youth Conservation Corps.

Charges Laid for Tree Cutting at Long Lake Provincial Park

Environment

An investigation into tree cutting at Long Lake Provincial Park, Halifax County, in November 2015 has led to charges against three companies.

Province Celebrates Harrison Land Gift

Environment

The province today, May 13, officially thanked the family who donated land to create Harrison Woods Nature Reserve in Cumberland County.