News releases from Natural Resources (to July 2018) issued in the specified time period (Page 47)

Provincial Parks Set to Open Victoria Day Weekend

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Natural Resources--Provincial Parks Set to Open Victoria Day Weekend

Time To Consider Our Forests--Op-Ed Piece

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

by Tim Olive, Minister of Natural Resources

National Forest Week Activities in Nova Scotia

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nova Scotians can celebrate National Forest Week from May 4 to 10 by taking part in different events happening around the province. This year's theme is "Canada's Forests, Source of Life."

Code of Forest Practice Framework Available for Review

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

NATURAL RESOURCES--Code of Forest Practice Framework Available for Review

Wentworth Provincial Park to be Run by Private Operator

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

NATURAL RESOURCES--Wentworth Provincial Park to be Run by Private Operator

Species at Risk Specialty Licence Plate

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nova Scotians wanting to "drive home" the importance of protecting endangered plants and animals can do just that. Special licence plates recognizing species at risk are now available for sale to vehicle owners, with proceeds going to the province's Species at Risk Conservation Fund.

Woodlot Owners Invited to Seminar

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Woodlot owners manage one of Nova Scotia's greatest resources, our forests. On April 12, Department of Natural Resources staff will host a seminar on managing this valuable forest resource wisely.

Strathlorne Nursery to Hire Additional Staff

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The Department of Natural Resources will be hiring an additional 11 casual staff for the 2003 growing season at the Strathlorne Forest Nursery in Inverness County.

Fire Season Starts

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

As of Tuesday, April 1, burning permits are required in the counties of Queens, Shelburne, Yarmouth, Digby, Annapolis, Kings and Lunenburg. Permits are required in all other counties beginning April 15. Fire season continues through to Oct. 15.

Moose Draw Changes

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Prospective moose hunters will see some changes in the Nova Scotia moose hunting season this fall.

Changes to Forestry Regulations Proposed

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Changes are being proposed to two sets of forestry regulations that oversee the commercial buying and selling of wood. Natural Resources Minister Tim Olive announced today, March 6, that the department is seeking public comment on the proposed changes.

2002 Hunting Season Results

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nova Scotia hunters harvested fewer deer in 2002, compared to the year before.

Hunter Education Instructor of the Year

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

A Yarmouth County man has been named the 2002 Hunter Education Instructor of the Year. Dave Watson of Tusket, a member of Yarmouth's Scotia Sporstmen Club, was named the title winner by the Department of Natural Resources today, Feb. 7.

Shubenacadie Sam to Make Annual Weather Prediction

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

NATURAL RESOURCES--Shubenacadie Sam to Make Annual Weather Prediction

Nominations Sought for 2003 Woodlot Owner of the Year

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

NATURAL RESOURCES--Nominations Sought for 2003 Woodlot Owner of the Year

Province Acquires Dunns Beach

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The province has acquired 16 hectares (41 acres) of pristine coastline in Antigonish County. Angus MacIsaac, Minister of Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations, made the announcement in Antigonish today, Dec. 17, on behalf of Natural Resources Minister Tim Olive.

Province Extends Agreement with Nature Conservancy

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Extends Agreement with Nature Conservancy

Status of Nova Scotia Wild Plant Species Assessed

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

NATURAL RESOURCES--Status of Nova Scotia Wild Plant Species Assessed

Mining Matters 2002

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources is hosting the 2002 Mining Matters Conference in Halifax, Nov. 13-14. The focus of the conference is on economic development through the effective use of mineral resources.

McNabs and Lawlor Islands Designated a Provincial Park

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

NATURAL RESOURCES--McNabs and Lawlor Islands Designated a Provincial Park