News releases from Natural Resources (to July 2018) issued in the specified time period (Page 46)

Alcohol Possession Prohibited at Ellenwood Provincial Park

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

NATURAL RESOURCES--Alcohol Possession Prohibited at Ellenwood Provincial Park

Antlerless Deer Draw Application Line Opens

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

NOTE TO EDITORS: A comparative list of available antlerless deer stamps for each deer management zone in the years 2002 and 2003 follows this release.

Province Accepts Coal Leases

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The Cape Breton Development Corporation has relinquished its coal lease for the Sydney coalfields. The announcement that the lease has been surrendered to the province was made today, July 16, by Natural Resources Minister Tim Olive.

Blomidon Provincial Park Provides Rugged Beauty

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

NATURAL RESOURCES--Blomidon Provincial Park Provides Rugged Beauty

2003 Woodlot Owner of the Year Chosen

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

A resident of Baxters Harbour, Kings Co., is the 2003 Nova Scotia Woodlot Owner of the Year, Natural Resources Minister Tim Olive announced today, July 7.

Ban on Open Fires

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Natural Resources Minister Tim Olive has announced a ban on open fires in the western area of Nova Scotia. The ban will go into effect at 12 noon Saturday, July 5 and remain until further notice.

Habitat Conservation Projects Approved

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Natural Resources Minister Tim Olive has approved funding for eight wildlife conservation projects under the Habitat Conservation Fund. The money for the fund is generated through the required purchase of a $2 wildlife habitat stamp on all hunting licenses in Nova Scotia.

Staff Win Award for Brown Spruce Longhorn Beetle Project

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

NATURAL RESOURCES--Staff Win Award for Brown Spruce Longhorn Beetle Project

Cause of Fire in Tobeatic Wilderness Area Determined

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

NATURAL RESOURCES--Cause of Fire in Tobeatic Wilderness Area Determined

Battery Provincial Park A Gateway to History

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

In many of Nova Scotia's provincial parks there is a wealth of history waiting to be discovered. Battery Provincial Park near St. Peter's, Richmond Co., provides visitors with an opportunity to experience that history in a relaxed camp setting.

Warm Offerings At Amherst Shore Provincial Park

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NATURAL RESOURCES--Warm Offerings At Amherst Shore Provincial Park

Caribou/Munroes Island Provincial Park A Perfect Stop

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

NATURAL RESOURCES--Caribou/Munroes Island Provincial Park A Perfect Stop

Province Recommitting to Sable Island Environment

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Recommitting to Sable Island Environment

Black Bear Sightings High This Year

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The Department of Natural Resources receives many calls each spring from the public regarding bear sightings. Black bears are common in most of Nova Scotia and the number of problem bears varies depending on the availability of their natural foods.

Two Provincial Camping Parks Not Open

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Two provincial parks are not open for camping. The campgrounds at Wentworth Provincial Park in Cumberland County and Salt Springs Provincial Park in Pictou County are closed. The Department of Natural Resources will continue to operate the day use areas of both parks.

Minister Reiterates Province's Concerns About Softwood Lumber

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

NATURAL RESOURCES--Minister Reiterates Province's Concerns About Softwood Lumber

Nova Scotia Government Concerned With Current Softwood Lumber Proposal

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

NATURAL RESOURCES--Nova Scotia Government Concerned With Current Softwood Lumber Proposal

Moose Draw Application Deadline Approaches

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The deadline for moose license applications in Nova Scotia is fast approaching. The 1-900 line will officially close to applicants at midnight on May 31.

Blanding's Turtle Habitat Protected

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

More than 100 hectares of Blanding's turtle habitat is being protected at McGowan Lake in the Region of Queens Municipality. Bowater Mersey Paper Company Limited has established a new conservation area under its unique areas program. The newly protected area is on Bowater lands adjacent to the lake.

Operation Safe Start Begins May 17

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

More than 100 police officers and enforcement staff from various levels of government will help focus attention on conservation and safe use of the province's natural resources this Victoria Day weekend, May 17-19.