News releases from Natural Resources (to July 2018) issued in the specified time period (Page 26)

Province Accepting Applications for Non-Motorized Moose Hunt

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Applications for the 2010 non-motorized moose hunt in the Pollets Cove-Aspy Fault Wilderness area of Cape Breton will be accepted from 7 a.m., Saturday, July 10, to 11:59 p.m., Sunday, July 25.

Natural Resources Strategy Will Be Clear, Thoughtful, Informed, Op-ed

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Recently, I received a report recommending how the province should manage its parks, minerals, forests and biodiversity. The report, named A Natural Balance: Working Toward Nova Scotia's Natural Resources Strategy, was prepared by a panel of prominent Nova Scotians and gives us direction to write a new strategy to manage natural resources. It calls on all of us to be bold and courageous, because the status quo is not an option.

Changes to Wildlife Act Regulations

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The latest changes to regulations under the provincial wildlife act will provide greater opportunities to all Nova Scotia hunters, including youth and the disabled.

Government Signs Partnership Agreement on Working Demonstration Forest

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nova Scotians will have an opportunity to enhance their understanding of sustainable forest management through a working demonstration forest.

Nova Scotia Provincial Parks Events Kicks Off

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

This season, visitors to Nova Scotia's provincial parks can participate in events that promote a healthy, active lifestyle. The Park Events Guide highlights educational opportunities and the many possibilities for outdoor adventure.

Sable Island to be Designated National Park

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Natural Resources Minister John MacDonell and Jim Prentice, Minister Responsible for Parks Canada, today, May 18, announced that the province and the government of Canada will take the necessary steps to designate Sable Island as a national park under the Canada National Parks Act.

Operation Safe Start Has Begun

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Summer is beckoning and conservation officers from the Department of Natural Resources want to make it a safe one for Nova Scotians.

Habitat Conservation Fund Helps 15 Projects

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nova Scotians will have a chance to learn more about unique species and their habitats through this year's projects included in the province's Habitat Conservation Fund.

Panel Makes Recommendations on Natural Resources

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nova Scotia is another step closer to having a new strategy that will protect its natural resources, while supporting jobs and the economy.

Public Asked to Help Reduce Nuisance Bear Encounters

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Bears have awoken from their winter hibernation and need to be discouraged from searching for food in residential areas.

Application Dates Announced for Cape Breton Moose Hunt

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The application process for the 2010 annual moose licence lottery begins at 5 p.m., Friday, May 7.

Province announces Plan to Reduce Aggressive Coyote Behavior

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Natural Resources Minister John MacDonell has announced a four-part program to reduce aggressive coyote behaviour and make communities safer.

Province Finalizing Details of Cape Breton Moose Hunt

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The 2010 annual moose licence lottery will be held at the Baddeck Fire Hall, Victoria Co., on Thursday, June 24.

A Successful Season for Hunters in 2009

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Last year, Nova Scotia's woods and wetlands hosted over 40,000 licensed hunters who helped the province manage wildlife populations.

National Wildlife Week, April 4 to 10

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nova Scotians can celebrate National Wildlife Week from April 4 to 10 by participating in a hike to learn more about lichen or in a student video contest.

Provincial Parks: Discover Our Nature

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nova Scotians are invited to step away from the day-to-day and enjoy nature's finest experiences while visiting Nova Scotia provincial camping parks.

Province Completes Large Land Purchase Program

Natural Resources (to July 2018) / Environment

The province has finalized its unprecedented Large Land Purchase Program, acquiring in this fiscal year more than 140,000 acres of land -- equivalent to one-and-a-half times the size of Kejimkujik National Park.

Province Seeks Input on Deer Hunting Zones

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The Department of Natural Resources is seeking public input to revise provincial deer-management zone boundaries to better manage the population and provide more harvesting opportunities.

Get Prepared for Fire Season

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The province is seeing an increase in grass fires earlier this year and is urging people to take steps to prevent home and property damage.

Take Steps to Discourage Coyotes

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Coyote sightings around the province are prompting officials to remind Nova Scotians of steps to take to discourage wildlife from scavenging near homes and what to do should they encounter a coyote.