News releases from Natural Resources (to July 2018) issued in the specified time period (Page 20)

Province Protects More Wilderness Areas

Environment / Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The province is making the largest addition to its protected areas system since 1998 with the designation of Kelley River and Raven Head in Cumberland County as the newest wilderness areas.

La consultation sur les parcs provinciaux se poursuit

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

La consultation publique sur les parcs provinciaux se poursuit cette semaine, le mardi 5 juin et le jeudi 7 juin, avec des séances en anglais et en français.

Provincial Parks Consultations Continue

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Public consultations on provincial parks continue this week on Tuesday, June 5 and Thursday, June 7, with sessions in English and French.

MV Miner to be Moved This Summer

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

A New York-based company experienced in dismantling and demolishing ships will work to remove the wreck of the MV Miner from Scatarie Island this summer.

Les consultations sur les parcs permettent d'atteindre un autre objectif de la stratégie

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Le gouvernement atteint un autre objectif de la stratégie sur les ressources naturelles en organisant des consultations publiques à l'échelle de la province au sujet des parcs provinciaux.

Parks Consultations Meet Strategy Goal

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Government is acting on another goal of the natural resources strategy by launching provincewide consultations with Nova Scotians about provincial parks.

Cape Breton Moose Hunt Applications Available

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Once again, hunters will have an opportunity to harvest a Cape Breton moose by submitting applications for the annual moose hunting licence lottery. Selected hunters can participate in one of five hunting seasons.

Prudence recommandée durant la longue fin de semaine

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

On demande aux Néo-Écossais de faire preuve de prudence lorsqu'ils font des feux pendant la fin de semaine de la Fête de la reine.

Forest Fire Caution for May Long Weekend

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nova Scotians are urged to take extra caution with open fires during Victoria Day weekend.

Provincial Parks Opening This Weekend

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nova Scotians are being encouraged to discover our province's natural beauty by visiting a provincial park this season.

Department Responds to Aggressive Coyote Incident in Cape Breton Regional Municipality

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Department of Natural Resources officials responded to an incident involving an aggressive coyote Tuesday, May 15, in the evening, near Edwardsville, Cape Breton Regional Municipality.

Province Announces $1.7 Million in Funding for Silviculture

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Small, private woodlot owners can improve their operations with help from $1.7 million in provincial funding for silviculture initiatives.

Forestry Law Changes Meet Strategy Goal

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The province is meeting another goal in its natural resources strategy by repealing the Stora Forest Industries Limited Agreement Act and amending the Crown Lands Act.

Dates Extended for Wildlife Resources Cards

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Hunters and trappers in Nova Scotia will save a total of $530,000 in renewal fees thanks to a deadline extension on wildlife resources cards. The province is giving cardholders at least three more years before a more modern certification system replaces the old card system. No matter what date is printed on a card it will remain valid until Dec. 31, 2015.

Community Easements Act Enhances Access, Op-ed

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nova Scotians share a beautiful province. It is a big part of what makes this a great place to live and work. We are surrounded by natural beauty in our coastlines, our lakes, our woods.

Community Easements Act to Protect Land Access

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The province is helping community groups, municipalities and the Mi'kmaq to preserve traditional uses of private lands for communities.

Province Renews Partnership with Land Protection Organizations

Environment / Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The province is renewing its partnership with two organizations to protect thousands of hectares of Nova Scotia land.

Joggins Fossil Book Published

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The province has published a book that celebrates Nova Scotia's famous geological past and its contributions to Charles Darwin's theory of evolution.

A Week of Wildlife Wonders

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The province is encouraging people to take a walk on the wild side during National Wildlife Week April 8 to 14.

Book Time with Nature, in Nova Scotia Parks

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

People can call toll-free to book some time with nature once again this summer. Nova Scotia's provincial park reservation lines will open Monday, April 2.