News releases from Natural Resources (to July 2018) issued in the specified time period (Page 33)

Properties Added to Crown Land Base

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The province is finalizing details on several land purchases, including the first transactions under its forestry transition program.

Cape Breton Annual Moose Hunt Applications

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

With another successful moose hunting season completed, applications are about to be accepted for the 2008 annual moose draw lottery.

Camping Season Not Far Away

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Opening and closing dates of camping parks have changed so campers will have more opportunities to enjoy Nova Scotia's provincial parks this year.

Burning Permits Required Beginning April 1

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nova Scotians who want to set fires within 305 metres of the woods will require a provincial burning permit in seven counties beginning Tuesday, April 1.

Grass Fire Caution Urged

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Each spring in Nova Scotia, grass fires that are intentionally set to clear away old vegetation and yard debris blaze out of control and destroy hundreds of hectares of wild land.

No Contact with Spring Wildlife

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Each spring, people come across newborn wildlife in Nova Scotia's woodlands that appear to be lost or abandoned and many choose to treat those wild animals as pets.

Research Funding for Christmas Trees

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nova Scotia is committed to making Christmas trees the best they can be.

Firefighters Save Province's Forests

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nova Scotia's forests and wildlands were consumed and threatened by more fires in 2007. But the total area burned by those fires was contained to half the previous year's losses, thanks largely to the efforts of firefighters from across the province.

Shubenacadie Wildlife Park Gets Official Designation

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Shubenacadie Wildlife Park Gets Official Designation Department of Natural Resources February 25, 2008 12:41 PM

Hunters Helping the Hungry's Continued Success

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nova Scotia's hunters helped many local families by contributing to the Hunters Helping the Hungry program. The program's second year provided more than 775 kilograms of deer and moose meat for the province's food banks.

Tree Identification Guide Now Online

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Landowners, teachers and students have a new, interactive way of learning about Nova Scotia's native trees. The Department of Natural Resources has added a presentation on tree identification to its library of educational resources.

Shubenacadie Sam To Predict Weather, Celebrate Wetlands

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

This Saturday, Shubenacadie Sam, Nova Scotia's weather predicting groundhog, will host his annual Feb. 2, party at the Shubenacadie Provincial Wildlife Park.

Conservation Licence Plates Making a Difference

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Twelve conservation projects will receive $82,000 from the Nova Scotia Species at Risk Conservation Fund. Most of the project funding was raised through the Nova Scotia Conservation Licence Plate Program.

Call for OHV Trails Program Applications

Health Promotion and Protection (To Jan. 11) / Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Trail development groups have until March 7 to apply for a part of the next round of funding assistance available under the Off-highway Vehicle Infrastructure Fund.

Province, Forestry Safety Society Sign Agreement

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The Forestry Safety Society of Nova Scotia will be better able to develop and deliver top-notch safety programs for Christmas tree growers, loggers, sawmill workers, truckers and other society members thanks to an investment by the province.

New Scaling Manual Available Online

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Updated legislation and regulations simplify and standardize the way Nova Scotians measure the quantity of wood products that come from harvested trees. And a new manual, which prescribes the procedures, is now available online.

Paradise Trail Now Closed to Motorized Vehicles

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Barriers are now in place to prevent off-highway vehicles from accessing the abandoned Dominion Atlantic Railway line through Paradise, Annapolis Co.

Paradise Trail Closed to Motorized Vehicles

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Barriers will soon be put in place to prevent off-highway vehicles from accessing the abandoned Dominion Atlantic Railway line near Paradise, Annapolis Co.

Two Mulgrave Fox Confirmed to Have Rabies

Health Promotion and Protection (To Jan. 11) / Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Rabies has been confirmed in two fox in Mulgrave, Guysborough Co.

Provincial Park Fee Increases

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Camping permit fees are increasing for the first time in seven years, to help cover escalating operating costs at Nova Scotia's provincial parks.