News releases from Natural Resources (to July 2018) issued in the specified time period (Page 8)

Début des interdictions de brûlage en 2016

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Le ministère des Ressources naturelles avise tous les Néo-Écossais que les interdictions de brûlage seront en vigueur à l'échelle de la province à compter du mardi 15 mars, et ce, jusqu'au 15 octobre.

2016 Burning Restrictions Beginning

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The Department of Natural Resources is alerting all Nova Scotians that burning restrictions will be in force across the province starting Tuesday, March 15 until Oct. 15.

More Support to Help Clarify Preston Land Titles

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Representatives from the Nova Scotia Barristers' Society, the Association of Nova Scotia Land Surveyors, African Nova Scotian Affairs and the Department of Natural Resources, will support people in the Preston area to clarify titles to private properties.

Medway District Forest Certification Changed

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The province announced today, Feb. 29, that it will discontinue Forest Stewardship Council certification on the Medway District in western Nova Scotia. The lands will now have one forest management certification rather than two.

Wildlife Lecture Series at Wildlife Park

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nova Scotians can enjoy a series of free monthly talks about wildlife at the Shubenacadie Provincial Wildlife Park.

Shubenacadie Sam Makes Winter Prediction

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Spring will come early, according to a prediction made today, Feb. 2, by Nova Scotia's famous groundhog, Shubenacadie Sam. The furry forecaster came out of his hut and did not see his shadow. Folklore says that means a shorter winter.

All Welcome to Groundhog's Grand Gathering

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

A large crowd is expected to celebrate a centuries-old weather forecasting tradition with Nova Scotia's famous groundhog, Shubenacadie Sam, on Tuesday, Feb. 2 at 8 a.m. at the Shubenacadie Provincial Wildlife Park.

Lights, Camera, Groundhog

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nova Scotia's famous groundhog, Shubenacadie Sam, is now live online. Sam fans can watch via the Sam Cam to see the groundhog in advance of the public Groundhog Day ceremony, Feb. 2.

Festival of Trees and Crafts This Weekend

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The annual Christmas Festival of Trees and Crafts in Middle Musquodoboit starts Friday, Dec. 4, and continues through the weekend.

Boston Christmas Tree Wrapped and Ready

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nova Scotia's tall, green Christmas gift for Boston is wrapped and ready for sending after a celebration in Lorne, Pictou Co., today, Nov. 17.

Boston Marathoner Donates 2015 Tree for Boston

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

A Nova Scotian who ran the 100th Boston Marathon is donating the Christmas tree that the province will give to Boston this year.

Rappel au sujet de la saison de chasse et de la chasse le dimanche

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

La saison de la chasse générale au chevreuil débute aujourd'hui 30 octobre et se poursuit jusqu'au 5 décembre.

Hunting Season, Sunday Hunting Reminder

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

General deer hunting season begins today, Friday, Oct. 30, and continues to Dec. 5.

Take a Hike for Open Forest Day

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Learn about the wonders of the woods, the value of our forests, and the diversity of nature at Nova Scotia's first Open Forest Day on Saturday, Oct. 24, at Maskwa Aquatic Club in the Blue Mountain Birch Cove Lakes Wilderness Area.

Cape Split Upgrades Need Trail Closures

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The province is upgrading the hiking trail at Cape Split Provincial Park.

Le temps chaud fait grimper le risque de feu de forêt

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Le gouvernement met les Néo-Écossais en garde contre le risque accru de feux de forêt causé par les températures chaudes de l’automne.

Warm Weather Increases Wildfire Risk

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Government is cautioning Nova Scotians that warm autumn temperatures increase the risk of wildfires.

Limited Hunting Season Begins

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Hunting season begins today, Sept. 14, in a limited capacity.

Limited Hunting Season Begins

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Hunting season begins today, Sept. 14, in a limited capacity.

Request for Proposals Issued for Wild Blueberry Development

Natural Resources (to July 2018) / Agriculture

Government has issued a request for proposals to grow, manage and harvest wild blueberries on Crown land.