News releases from Natural Resources (to July 2018) issued in the specified time period (Page 21)

Burning Permits and Grass Burning Myths

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The province has two timely fire-related reminders for Nova Scotians: burning brush within 1,000 feet (300 metres) of woods requires a provincial burning permit, and burning grass should be avoided.

Hunter Education Course Goes Online

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nova Scotians who want to take up hunting can now go online to take the required hunter education course. The interactive course provides improved training, greater convenience, and is easier to follow.

Historic Chignecto Ship Railway Lands Purchased

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

A hiking trail and a history tale.

Shubenacadie Sam Predicts Spring on its Way

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Shubenacadie Sam says, despite the recent snow across the province, Nova Scotians will soon be enjoying spring.

Shubenacadie Sam Prepared for His Close-Up

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

NATURAL RESOURCES--Shubenacadie Sam Prepared for His Close-Up -----------------------------------------------------------------Nova Scotia elementary school students will enjoy a visit with Shubenacadie Sam, the province's famous groundhog, on Groundhog Day, Thursday, Feb 2.

Land Purchase Helps 12 Per Cent Target, Protects Jobs

Premier's Office / Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The province has reached an agreement with Bowater Mersey to purchase 25,000 acres of land that will help Nova Scotia meet its goal to protect 12 per cent of its land mass, provide more recreational opportunities and save thousands of jobs along the South Shore and in southwestern Nova Scotia.

Province Will Keep NewPage Mill in Point Tupper Re-Sale Ready

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Natural Resources Minister Charlie Parker announced today, Jan. 4, he is encouraged that the company selected by a court-appointed monitor to negotiate exclusively for the NewPage mill is committed to an ongoing sustainable operation, which will maintain hundreds of jobs in the area.

Lucky Licence Winners Fish and Hunt for Life

Natural Resources (to July 2018) / Fisheries and Aquaculture

Two lucky Nova Scotians can now hunt and fish in the province for the rest of their lives without having to buy another fishing, small game or deer-hunting licence.

Real Christmas Trees Donated to Charity

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nova Scotians can help the environment and the economy by choosing a real Christmas tree from their own province to enjoy in their homes.

Investment Supports Woodlot Owners, Strategy

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The province is supporting eight new projects to help small, private woodlot owners improve the way Nova Scotia's forests and woodlots are managed.

Legislation to Enact Pulp and Paper Mill Agreement Introduced

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Natural Resources Minister Charlie Parker introduced legislation today, Dec. 6, implementing a provincial investment in jobs, land purchases and innovation at the Bowater Mersey Pulp and Paper Mill near Liverpool.

Festivals of Trees and Crafts this Weekend

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Hundreds of people are expected at the seasonal celebrations this weekend at the 22nd annual Christmas Festival of Trees and Crafts in Middle Musquodoboit.

Natural Resources Office Closures

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Department of Natural Resources offices in the following counties are closed due to inclement weather: --Kings --Lunenburg --Annapolis --Queens --Yarmouth

Hunters Helping the Hungry in its Sixth Year

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nova Scotians using food banks are once again getting help feeding their families from the Hunters Helping the Hungry program. For the sixth year in a row, hunters can donate deer and moose meat to the province's food banks.

Baddeck Office Without Phone, E-mail Services

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The Department of Natural Resources office in Baddeck has lost telephone and e-mail service due to downed service lines.

Crowd Cheers 40th Boston Christmas Tree

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

NATURAL RESOURCES--Crowd Cheers 40th Boston Christmas Tree -----------------------------------------------------------------Hundreds of elementary school children cheered and waved small Nova Scotia flags as the province's 40th Christmas tree for Boston was cut at a ceremony today, Nov. 15, in Central Argyle, Yarmouth Co.

40th Boston Christmas Tree to be Cut

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Ken and Donna Spinney of Central Argyle, Yarmouth Co., are providing Nova Scotia's big evergreen gift to Boston this year as the province celebrates the 40th anniversary of the annual Boston Christmas tree tradition.

2011 Deer Hunting Season Opens

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The 2011 deer hunting season in Nova Scotia begins Friday, Oct. 28, and ends Saturday, Dec. 3.

Funds to Improve Value of Eastern Nova Scotia Woodlots

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The province is following up on a commitment in the province's new natural resources strategy to help Nova Scotia woodlot owners manage their properties ecologically and increase the wood supply to industry.

Strategy to be Discussed at Geology Matters

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nova Scotia's natural resources strategy will be among the topics highlighted at the 35th annual Geology Matters 2011 conference, Monday, Oct. 24 and Tuesday, Oct. 25, in Halifax.