News releases from Natural Resources (to July 2018) issued in the specified time period (Page 40)

Province Buys Coastline Property

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

More coastal land will be preserved for the enjoyment of Nova Scotians and tourists in the future thanks to the province's purchase of about 30 hectares (74 acres) of property at Cape George, Antigonish Co.

Christmas Tree Ready for Boston

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

It's a 34-year-old tradition rooted in Nova Scotia's appreciation to its neighbours. Each Christmas since 1971, Nova Scotia has presented a giant evergreen tree to the people of Boston in appreciation for the emergency assistance they provided to our region following the Halifax Explosion in 1917.

Individuals Charged Under Endangered Species Act

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Eight people will appear in provincial court in December to answer to charges of hunting mainland moose.

Op-Ed

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

NOTE: Following is an op-ed piece by Natural Resources Minister Richard Hurlburt.

Mining Conference to be Held in Halifax

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Gold mining in Nova Scotia and its history, geology, and impact will be the special focus at the Department of Natural Resources Mining Matters conference in Halifax on Wednesday, Nov. 9, and Thursday, Nov. 10.

Off-highway Vehicle Act Changes Proposed

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The government has introduced legislation to further restrict the use of off-highway vehicles and help safeguard Nova Scotians.

Minister Makes Statement About Tragic Accident

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

A tragic all-terrain vehicle accident today, Oct. 27, has taken the lives of two young Nova Scotians and injured a third.

Deer Hunting Season Opens in Nova Scotia

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Safety is the order of the day for hunters as the deer hunting season opens Friday, Oct. 28.

Government Introduces Off-highway Vehicle Action Plan

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

An action plan for the use of off-highway vehicles in Nova Scotia that addresses issues such as enforcement and protection of property was introduced today, Oct. 12. The plan is based on the recommendations of a Voluntary Planning Task Force report on off-highway vehicle use.

Changes to Wildlife Act Regulations

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Deer hunters will be able to register their deer online or at traditional registration stations this year thanks to one of five recent changes to regulations under the Nova Scotia Wildlife Act.

Province Transfers Land to Stellarton

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Stellarton will have more land available for recreational and economic development purposes thanks to a transfer of Crown land by the province.

McNabs and Lawlor Islands Management Plan Approved

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

A new management plan approved by the province will help ensure McNabs and Lawlor Islands Provincial Park, located near the mouth of Halifax Harbour, can be enjoyed by visitors for years to come.

Fire Ban Lifted Today

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The ban on open fires in central and western regions of Nova Scotia ended at noon today, Sept. 15.

Habitat Conservation Projects Approved

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Projects that will help restore plant and flora habitat and help protect the roseate tern and river otter are among the 14 wildlife conservation projects approved for a total of almost $106,000 in funding under the province's Habitat Conservation Fund this year.

Changes to Wildlife Act

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Recent changes to regulations under the Nova Scotia Wildlife Act will help reduce the risk of dogs becoming accidentally captured during the trapping season.

Open Fire Ban Lifted for Eastern Region

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The ban on open fires was lifted for the eastern region of Nova Scotia as of noon today, Aug. 26.

Becoming an Outdoors Woman Workshop

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Women who have always wanted to know how to survive in the great outdoors will have an opportunity to learn just that when the ninth annual Becoming an Outdoors Woman (BOW) workshop is held at Camp Kadimah, Barss Corner, Lunenburg Co., from Sept. 16 to Sept. 18.

Ban on Open Fires

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The ban on open fires in western and central Nova Scotia, announced on Wednesday, Aug. 10, has been extended to include Guysborough and Antigonish counties and all of Cape Breton Island.

Ducks Unlimited Centre Unveiled at Shubenacadie Wildlife Park

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

A new interpretative centre at Shubenacadie Provincial Wildlife Park will solidify Nova Scotia's status as one of the best places in Canada for bird-watching.

Ban on Open Fires

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

A ban has been placed on open fires in western and central Nova Scotia, effective at noon today, Aug. 10. It is expected to remain in force until mid-September, unless the province receives significant rain.