News releases from Natural Resources (to July 2018) issued in the specified time period (Page 39)

No McNabs Island Camping Until End of June

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

No camping will be allowed on McNabs Island in Halifax Harbour until the end of June.

McNabs Island Opens for 2006

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Conservation officers with the Department of Natural Resources will be joined by members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in patrols of McNabs Island, when the island opens for the 2006 season today, May 19.

Enforcement Partners Launch Operation Aware

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Off-highway riders, boaters, fishers and campers across Nova Scotia will be subject to spot checks this holiday weekend to make sure they are playing by the rules.

Alcohol Ban in Some Provincial Parks

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The Department of Natural Resources will place a temporary ban on alcohol in eight provincial parks again this year, beginning Friday, May 19. Two other parks will have a season-long alcohol ban.

Study Highlights Value of Mineral Industry

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Natural Resources Minister Brooke Taylor tabled a study in the legislature today, May 11, that shows thousands of Nova Scotians benefit from the province's mining industry.

Minister Announces Reclamation Study

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Natural Resources Minister Brooke Taylor has announced a scientific research program to see how surface mine reclamation can support land-use strategies in Nova Scotia.

Lease Extension Benefits Wildlife Park

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nature lovers who enjoy visiting the Two Rivers Wildlife Park near Marion Bridge on Cape Breton Island can look forward to a new season.

70th Anniversary of Moose River Mine Collapse

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Seventy years ago radio and newspaper audiences around the world were captivated by the drama of a mining disaster in Moose River Gold Mines, Halifax County.

National Wildlife Week Art Contest

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Elementary school students across Nova Scotia will mark National Wildlife Week, April 9-15, with an art contest.

Province Delays Tendering of Surface Coal Resources

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The province is scaling back the size of a lease area for a surface mining project at Point Aconi, while putting 13 other potential surface coal mining projects on hold for three years.

Off-highway Regulations Promote Safety, Parental Responsibility

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Off-highway vehicle regulations to promote rider safety, encourage parental responsibility and protect the environment become law in Nova Scotia on Saturday, April 1.

Fire Season Starts Early

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Natural Resources Minister Brooke Taylor has signed an order declaring that forest fire season throughout Nova Scotia will officially start on Saturday, April 1.

Burning Permits Required in Seven Counties

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Starting Saturday, April 1, burning permits are required in the seven western counties for anyone who wants to burn brush within 305 metres (1,000 feet) of the woods.

Nominations Sought for Woodlot Owner of the Year

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nominations are being accepted for another two weeks for Nova Scotia's 2006 Woodlot Owner of the Year Award.

Woodland Owner Conference Series

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nova Scotia woodland owners will have the opportunity to learn more about managing their woodlands and interact with other woodlot owners at the 2006 Woodlot Owners conferences.

Sanctuary Review Released

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nova Scotians want more wildlife management areas and improved habitat protection in the currently designated areas, a report by the Department of Natural Resources shows.

Minister Clarifies Statement

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Natural Resources Minister Richard Hurlburt wishes to clarify a statement he made to media earlier today, Feb. 16, concerning the release of the report of the Review of Wildlife Sanctuaries and Management Areas.

Outdoor Skills for Women

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nova Scotia women can participate in an international program to enjoy the winter weather, learn outdoor skills and try new activities.

Xstrata Alliance is Successful Applicant for Donkin

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nova Scotia is a step closer to having an active mine at the Donkin coal resource near Sydney.

New Fire Depot for Chester Grant

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The Chester Grant area will continue to be well protected from forest fires thanks to a new satellite Department of Natural Resources facility.