News releases from Natural Resources (to July 2018) issued in the specified time period (Page 15)

New Tools Help Public Report Bat Sightings

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The province is asking the public to join efforts to track the health of Nova Scotia's bat populations.

Province Helps South Shore Cranberry Farm Grow

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The province is helping a South Shore company expand its business and strengthen the economy in rural Nova Scotia, at no cost to Nova Scotia taxpayers.

Nova Scotians Receive Upper Tantallon Land Donation

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nova Scotians will have access to more land for outdoor recreation, trails, hunting and fishing thanks to a Nova Scotia company.

Province Supports Healthy Living, Wilderness Adventure

Natural Resources (to July 2018) / Health and Wellness

Families will soon have better opportunities and be active outdoors by hiking trails and canoeing rivers as part of the province's new Portage and Hiking Trail Fund, announced today, Aug. 2, by Finance Minister Maureen MacDonald.

Province to Surpass Land Protection Goal, Protect Parks' Future

Environment / Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nova Scotia families will benefit from new and expanded provincial parks and more land than ever will be protected for future generations as part of the province's Parks and Protected Areas Plan released today, Aug. 1.

Antlerless Deer Hunting Stamps Available

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nova Scotia hunters can apply for a chance to harvest an antlerless deer this fall starting Thursday, Aug. 1. There are 6,600 antlerless deer stamps available this year.

Province to Help Ottawa Repair Gabarus Wall

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The province is helping to better protect Gabarus residents from storm surges by offering to match up to $300,000 in federal funding to help repair the damaged seawall it built decades ago.

Province Seeks Feedback on Biomass Regulations

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The province is considering new regulations that would make it easier to maintain a sustainable wood harvesting industry and is looking for feedback from Nova Scotians. This fulfills yet another commitment met though the province's first Natural Resources Strategy.

Province's Firefighters to Help Quebec

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nova Scotia is sending a crew of 21 wildfire fighters to Quebec to help battle several forest fires that have been sending smoke into Nova Scotia skies in recent days.

Coxheath Office On The Move July 22

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The Department of Natural Resources office in Coxheath, Cape Breton Regional Municipality, will be closed on Monday, July 22, while staff move to new offices at the same location.

Province Moves To Ban Whole-Tree Harvesting

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The province will ban whole-tree and full-tree harvesting to ensure that the forestry sector remains sustainable for the future.

Canada's Parks Day in Nova Scotia

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nova Scotians can enjoy celebrations at many provincial parks on Saturday, July 20, to mark Canada's Parks Day.

Cape Chignecto Provincial Park Day Fees Eliminated

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Kayakers, hikers, and other visitors can now visit Cape Chignecto Provincial Park for free.

Nova Scotia to Protect New Species at Risk

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The barn swallow, the snapping turtle, the tri-coloured bat and the black ash tree are among the newest additions to the province's growing list of protected plants and animals.

First Learn To Camp Weekend a Success

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Thirty-six happy campers graduated this weekend from the first Learn To Camp program offered by Nova Scotia Provincial Parks.

2013 Woodland Owners of the Year Announced

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Some of Nova Scotia's best woodland managers were honoured today, July 8, as 2013 Woodland Owners of the Year.

Women Can Learn New Skills at Outdoor Adventure Workshop

Fisheries and Aquaculture / Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nova Scotia women seeking outdoor adventure can join the Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) Workshop again this fall.

Provincial Parks Celebrate Canada Day

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

No matter the weather, enjoying the natural beauty at some of Nova Scotia's 120 provincial parks is a great way to celebrate July 1.

Hunters, Communities Benefit from New Hunting Regulations

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The province has heard the concerns of hunters, trappers, farmers and property owners, and new hunting regulations come into effect today, June 26.

Province Celebrates Newest Provincial Park

Premier's Office / Natural Resources (to July 2018)

NOTE: A social media version of this release with hi-res, downloadable photos and audio clipsis is available at http://novascotia.ca/news/smr/2013-06-26-Sackville-Park/ . -----------------------------------------------------------------Imagine scenic hiking trails among beautiful trees on a rolling terrain thriving in an urban surrounding, and you have envisioned Nova Scotia's newest provincial park.