News releases from Natural Resources (to July 2018) issued in the specified time period (Page 43)

Province Purchases Coastal Properties

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The province is purchasing more than 2,400 hectares of coastal properties, in areas of Shelburne, Guysborough and Halifax counties.

Committee to Review Off-highway Vehicle Report

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The Department of Natural Resources will co-ordinate an interdepartmental committee to review Voluntary Planning's off- highway vehicle task force report, released today, Nov. 2.

Deer Hunting Season Opens In Nova Scotia

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Natural Resources Minister Richard Hurlburt is urging hunters to make safety a top priority as this year's five-week deer hunting season opens on Friday, Oct. 29.

Learning More About Our Mineral Resources

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The story of Halifax Harbour will be told by Gordon Fader during a lunchtime talk on Tuesday, Nov. 2 at the 2004 Mining Matters Conference in Halifax.

2004 Woodlot Owner of the Year Field Day

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

James Bower is Nova Scotia's 2004 provincial Woodlot Owner of the Year. A field day will be held on his woodlot in Lower Ohio, Shelburne Co., on Saturday, Oct. 16 from 10 a.m to 3 p.m.

Women Enjoying the Outdoors

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nancy Parsons grew up with six siblings and enjoyed many outdoor activities, such as camping, fishing and hiking. Then she joined the workforce and had a family. Her priorities and responsibilities changed and she wasn't able to spend as much time enjoying the outdoors as she would have liked.

Sustainable Communities Initiative Wins Silver Award

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

NATURAL RESOURCES--Sustainable Communities Initiative Wins Silver Award

No Moratorium on Aerial Spraying

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Natural Resources Minister Richard Hurlburt said today, Sept. 13, that there will not be a moratorium on aerial spraying.

Review of Wild Turkey Proposal Proceeding

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Natural Resources Minister Richard Hurlburt said today, Sept. 13, that information gathered during his review of a proposal to introduce wild turkeys to Nova Scotia is now available on a department website.

Deadline Approaches for Antlerless Deer Draw Applications

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

NATURAL RESOURCES--Deadline Approaches for Antlerless Deer Draw Applications

Wharf Transferred to Local Association

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The community wharf and a right of way at Abrams River, Yarmouth Co., will be transferred to the Abrams River Wharf Association, Natural Resources Minister Richard Hurlburt announced today, July 30.

4th Commemorative Park Poster Available

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

An image of West Mabou Beach -- entitled Beach Panorama -- is the 2004 commemorative parks poster officially unveiled today, July 16, by Rodney MacDonald, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Heritage, on behalf of Natural Resources Minister Richard Hurlburt.

Trail Cleanup on McNabs Island Nearing Completion

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

NATURAL RESOURCES--Trail Cleanup on McNabs Island Nearing Completion

2004 Woodlot Owner of the Year Winner Chosen

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

A man from Yarmouth is the 2004 Nova Scotia Woodlot Owner of the Year Award winner, Natural Resources Minister Richard Hurlburt announced today, July 9.

Antlerless Deer Draw Application Line Opens

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The telephone line to apply for an antlerless deer hunting stamp officially opens at 7 a.m. on Saturday, July 17, Natural Resources Minister Richard Hurlburt announced today, July 9.

Celebrate Parks Day on July 17

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Canoeing, kite-making, nature walks and a sand castle competition are some of the activities taking place in Nova Scotia provincial parks on Saturday, July 17 -- Canada's Parks Day.

Habitat Conservation Projects Approved

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Thirteen wildlife conservation projects are approved for funding under the Habitat Conservation Fund, Natural Resources Minister Richard Hurlburt announced today, June 22. The money for the fund is generated through the required purchase of a $2 wildlife habitat stamp on all hunting licenses in Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotia Prepares For West Nile Virus Season

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

As many Nova Scotians look forward to summer vacations, Department of Natural Resources (DNR) staff are preparing to spend another season collecting and testing mosquitoes and dead birds for West Nile virus. While some bird testing has already taken place, DNR will begin actively collecting reported dead birds beginning on Monday, June 21.

Moose License Draw Scheduled

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The Department of Natural Resources' annual moose license public draw is scheduled for Friday, June 25 at 11:30 a.m.

Province Approves Lease to Pioneer Coal

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The province has approved a land lease to Pioneer Coal for expansion of the company's surface coal mine in Stellarton, Pictou Co.