News releases from Natural Resources (to July 2018) issued in the specified time period (Page 30)

Minister Appoints Former Chief Justice to Lead Natural Resources Strategy

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Retired Chief Justice of Nova Scotia Constance Glube has been named chair of a steering panel to lead the development of a new strategy governing the province's natural resources.

Interactive Online Mapping of Wells

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nova Scotians can now find detailed information about water wells throughout the province, thanks to an interactive online map.

Christmas Festival of Trees and Crafts

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nova Scotians can once again join in the holiday spirit at the 19th annual Christmas Festival of Trees and Crafts in Middle Musquodoboit, Halifax Regional Municipality.

Recovery Efforts for the Endangered American Marten

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

As part of continuing efforts to increase the population of the endangered American marten, five of the animals were released in the Cape Breton Highlands National Park in Cheticamp, Inverness Co. today, Wednesday, Dec. 3.

Another Woodlot Certification Agreement for Nova Scotia

Natural Resources (to July 2018) / Economic Development (to Jan 09)

More of Nova Scotia's small woodlot owners will have greater access to changing markets and sustainable management plans, requiring forestry practices that meet today's environmental and cultural standards thanks to a new woodlot certification program.

Boston Tree Cutting Ceremony

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nova Scotia continued its annual tradition of thanking the people of Boston for their help during the aftermath of the Halifax Explosion.

Mining Matters Conference Focuses on Mining in Today's Markets

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nova Scotians have an opportunity to learn more about the province's mining industry at the two-day Mining Matters 2008 conference at the Westin Nova Scotian Hotel in Halifax on Sunday, Nov. 9 and Monday, Nov. 10.

60th Anniversary of the Provincial Fire Centre

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

For 60 years, the Provincial Fire Centre has been a part of forest fire fighting history in Nova Scotia. Today, Nov. 5, Nova Scotians are celebrating generations of men and women who have protected their province's wildlife, forests, homes and lives.

Deer Hunting Season Begins

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nova Scotian hunters are looking forward to the start of another deer hunting season, beginning Friday, Oct. 31.

Hunters Helping the Hungry

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nova Scotia's food banks are looking forward to the beginning of the hunting season and the third year of the Hunters Helping the Hungry program.

Charges Made Under Migratory Birds Convention Act

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Conservation Officers in Lunenburg County charged five hunters on the opening day of the migratory game bird season for exceeding the daily bag limit of ducks.

Bow Course Offered

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The Bowhunter Instructor Association of Nova Scotia is offering a bow course on Sunday, Oct. 26, at the Department of Natural Resources Training Centre in Shubenacadie.

Paradise Trail to Open to Motorized Vehicles

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Barriers will be removed today, Oct. 8, from an abandoned Dominion Atlantic Railway line through Paradise, Annapolis Co.

NATURAL RESOURCES–-Death of Moose to be Investigated

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The death of a mainland moose near Pictou on Thursday, Oct. 2, is being investigated by the Department of Natural Resources.

Woodlot Certification Contributes to Sustainable Prosperity

Natural Resources (to July 2018) / Economic Development (to Jan 09)

Forestry operators will be able to supply new markets and verify the sustainability of their forestry practices with a new certification program for eastern Nova Scotia woodlot owners.

Fermeture de certains parcs provinciaux en raison de la tempête

Natural Resources (to July 2018) / Emergency Management Office

Des parcs provinciaux à usage diurne et de camping dans les comtés de Shelburne, Yarmouth, Queens, Annapolis et Digby seront fermés au public en raison des conditions météorologiques qui seront causées par la tempête tropicale Kyle.

Storm Closes Some Provincial Parks

Natural Resources (to July 2018) / Emergency Management Office

Provincial day-use and camping parks in Shelburne, Yarmouth, Queens, Annapolis and Digby counties will be closed to the public because of anticipated weather conditions from Tropical Storm Kyle.

Province Supports Forestry Action Plan

Natural Resources (to July 2018) / Economic Development (to Jan 09)

The provincial government is investing $2.52 million through the Community Development Trust Fund to build a better future for Nova Scotia's forests and economy.

Additional Antlerless Deer Hunting Stamps to be Issued in Zone 2A

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Eligible Nova Scotian hunters who do not have an antlerless deer stamp can now receive one for Zone 2A.

Celebrate National Forest Week in Nova Scotia

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nova Scotians can celebrate National Forest Week with the Department of Natural Resources by taking part in various activities around the province that showcase the diversity of provincial forests.