News releases from Natural Resources (to July 2018) issued in the specified time period (Page 1)

Licence of a Lifetime Winners Can Fish and Hunt for Life

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Winners of the 2017 Licence of a Lifetime lottery have received a free licence to hunt game and catch fish in Nova Scotia.

Update on the Independent Review of Forest Practices

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Bill Lahey, University of King’s College president and leader of Nova Scotia’s Independent Review of Forest Practices, has assembled a team of experts to help review forest harvest practices and the overall role of Crown wood supply throughout Nova Scotia.

Boston Tree Marks Halifax Explosion’s 100th Anniversary

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

In the 100th anniversary year of the Halifax Explosion, Nova Scotia’s annual Christmas tree gift to Boston is coming from Cape Breton.

Provincial Parks Wrap Up Record Season

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nova Scotia’s provincial parks had a record number of visitors again this year.

Début de la saison de chasse au chevreuil

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

La saison de la chasse générale au chevreuil en Nouvelle-Écosse débute le vendredi 27 octobre et se poursuit jusqu'au samedi 2 décembre.

Deer Hunting Season Opens Oct. 27

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

General deer hunting season begins in Nova Scotia on Friday, Oct. 27, and continues to Saturday, Dec.2.

Government Helping Communities Get Clear Title to Land

African Nova Scotian Affairs / Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Government will invest about $2.7 million over two years to help residents in five communities get clear title to land on which they live.

Nova Scotia’s Forests to Be Celebrated

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

September 24th to the 30th is National Forest Week and two award-winning, family-operated, Nova Scotia woodlots are holding public field days in September to help celebrate.

Province Seeks Help of Trail Camera Owners

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Government is asking Nova Scotians who use trail cameras to help biologists manage the province’s deer and bear populations by sending in their observations.

Additions to Nova Scotia’s List of Species at Risk

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Eleven wildlife species have been added to Nova Scotia’s list of species at risk.

Review of Nova Scotia Forest Practices

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Natural Resources Minister Margaret Miller announced today, Aug. 30, the project leader for an independent review of forest practices in Nova Scotia is beginning.

100 Per Cent Connection of the Trans Canada Trail

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nova Scotians will mark the 100 per cent connection of the Trans Canada Trail this weekend at more than 30 events.

Antlerless Deer Hunting Stamps Now Available

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The 2017 draw for stamps that permit hunting of antlerless deer is now open.

Cumberland County Couple Woodland Winners

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nova Scotia’s 2017 Woodland Owner of the Year is a Cumberland County couple.

Provincial Grants Support Mineral Exploration

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nine prospector grants, two shared-funding project grants and a research grant may help find and develop new mineral deposits across the province.

Nova Scotia’s Wildfire Fighters To Help British Columbia

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nova Scotia is responding to a request from British Columbia for help in fighting numerous fires in B.C.’s forests.

Celebrate Parks Day, July 15

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nova Scotians can enjoy celebrations at many provincial parks on Saturday, July 15, to mark Canada's Parks Day.

How to Keep Bears Away From Your Property

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Seeing wild animals up close can be an exciting experience, however, having a 200 kilogram black bear near your kitchen door wanting a share of the Sunday roast can be a bit too close for comfort.

Des programmes encouragent le camping dans les parcs provinciaux

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Tous les élèves de la 4e année de la province recevront deux nuits de camping gratuites dans l'un des 20 parcs de camping provinciaux.

Programs Encourage Camping at Provincial Parks

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Every Grade 4 student in the province will get two free nights in one of 20 provincial camping parks.