News releases from Natural Resources (to July 2018) issued in the specified time period (Page 11)

Shubenacadie Sam Predicts Six More Weeks of Winter

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nova Scotia's famous groundhog prognosticator Shubenacadie Sam saw his shadow today, Feb. 2, meaning a predication of six more weeks of winter for Nova Scotia.

Community Forest Pilot Project Begins

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Government signed an agreement today, Jan. 30, with Medway Community Forest Co-operative Ltd. to begin managing a community forest in Annapolis County, the first one in Eastern Canada.

Winter Length Determined By Popular Predictor

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nova Scotians can watch Shubenacadie Sam check for his shadow, at 8 a.m. Monday, Feb. 2, to find out how much longer winter will last.

Shubenacadie Lectures Examine Wildlife Topics

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

A series of free monthly lectures on topics ranging from community forests to creatures of the ocean will be offered at Shubenacadie Provincial Wildlife Park this year.

Consultation Begins on Mineral Resources Act

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nova Scotians are invited to contribute their thoughts and ideas to a review of the Mineral Resources Act.

Government Seeks Public Input on Mineral Resources Act

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Government has released a discussion paper in preparation for a review of the Mineral Resources Act.

Two Hunters Win 2014 Licence of a Lifetime

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Two Nova Scotian hunters are the winners of this year's Licence of a Lifetime lottery, giving them free, life-long hunting and fishing licences.

Enjoy a Weekend Festival of Trees and Crafts

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

This weekend, thousands of Nova Scotians are expected to enjoy the 25th annual Christmas Festival of Trees and Crafts in Middle Musquodoboit, Halifax Regional Municipality.

Government Supports Tree Industry, Charities

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The government is promoting Nova Scotia Christmas trees while making the holiday greener and brighter for charities.

Boston Christmas Tree Begins Journey

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

This year's Christmas tree for Boston is cut, wrapped, and ready for send-off after a well-attended ceremony in Purlbrook, Antigonish Co., today, Nov. 17.

Mining, Exploration Industry Meets in Halifax

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Industry leaders, academics and government officials will discuss advances and challenges in Nova Scotia's mining industry during Geology Matters, Nov. 12-13, in Halifax.

2014 Boston Tree Location A First

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

For the first time in the history of the tradition, the Nova Scotia Christmas tree for Boston is coming from the northern half of the province.

Panuke Lake Harvest Review Panel Members Named

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Today, Oct. 31, government asked the Mersey Woodlands Advisory Committee to review a recent forest harvest near Lake Panuke, Hants Co.

Poachers of Endangered Moose Sought

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Department of Natural Resources officials are asking for the public's help to find the poachers who killed an endangered mainland moose that was removed for safety reasons last month from St. Croix, Hants Co.

Province Seeks Feedback On Forestry Plans

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The government today, Oct. 28, posted new maps on the Department of Natural Resources website that show planned Western Crown fibre harvests.

McNabs Island Improvements

Natural Resources (to July 2018) / Waterfront Development Corporation

Visitors to McNabs Island in Halifax Harbour will see some improvements next spring.

International Forest Fire Group Meets in Halifax

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Delegates of the North American Forestry Commission - Fire Management Working Group are meeting in Halifax, sharing the best ways for fighting forest fires.

Plan for Forestry Allocations Announced

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The government announced its forestry plan for the western Crown lands today, Oct. 9, and released 10-year fibre allocations for the lands.

Land Agreement, Funding for Shubenacadie Canal Announced

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

A backgrounder on the title history of the owner-unknown land at lock 4 and adverse possession on private land is available at http://novascotia.ca/natr/land/new-purchases.asp.

Harvest Maps Posted on Natural Resources Website

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Government began releasing maps today, Sept. 30, that, for the first time, show harvest allocations on the certified western Crown lands.