News releases from Natural Resources (to July 2018) issued in the specified time period (Page 28)

Provincial, Federal Governments Invest $14 million in Nova Scotia Forests

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The sustainability of Nova Scotia's forest sector and rural development will both get a boost from a $14 million investment by the province and the government of Canada.

Graves Island Provincial Park Extends Season

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Graves Island Provincial Park will remain open until Thanksgiving weekend instead of its original closing date of Sept. 7.

Three Beaches Reopen

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Martinique, Lawrencetown and Conrads Beaches in Halifax Regional Municipality are now open to the public.

Parks Reopen, Three Beaches Remain Closed

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

All provincial day-use and camping parks reopened today, Aug. 24, after being assessed for damage caused by Hurricane Bill.

Parks Closing due to Severe Weather

Natural Resources (to July 2018) / Emergency Management Office

Provincial beaches, day-use, and camping parks will be closed to the public because of severe weather conditions anticipated from Hurricane Bill.

Nova Scotians Support Species at Risk Projects

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Wood Turtles, Long's Bulrush and the Piping Plover are among a number of Nova Scotia species that will benefit from this year's Species at Risk Conservation Fund.

Nova Scotia Sends Natural Resources Firefighters to British Columbia

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The Department of Natural Resources has sent 24 staff to Kamloops, B.C. to help control and extinguish some of the numerous forest fires burning throughout the province.

Members Named to Panels of Expertise

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Natural Resources Minister John MacDonell has appointed 12 Nova Scotians to guide the development of a new natural resources strategy for the province. The appointments were recommended by a steering panel chaired by former Chief Justice Constance Glube.

Accepting Antlerless Deer Hunting Licence Applications

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Note: A list of the number of antlerless deer stamps available for the years 2006 to 2009 can be found at gov.ns.ca/news/Photos/2009/Jul/DeerChart.html.

Celebrate Parks Day, July 18

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Premier Darrell Dexter declared July 18, Canada's Parks Day in Nova Scotia. Visitors to Provincial Parks can enjoy a fun-filled day for the 20th annual Parks Day.

Provincial Parks Showcase Natural Surroundings

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Guests at many of Nova Scotia's Provincial Parks can learn more about the province's diverse landscape, natural history, and culture through this year's parks education program.

Habitat Conservation Fund Helps 12 Projects

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Martens, piping plovers and flying squirrels are among a number of Nova Scotia wildlife habitats that will benefit from the Habitat Conservation Fund.

2009 Woodlot Owner of the Year Announced

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The winners of Nova Scotia's 2009 Woodlot Owner of the Year Award manage a 142-hectare woodlot in Barss Corner, Lunenburg Co., that has been in their family for four generations.

Province To Crack Down on Illegal Dumping

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The province is increasing surveillance at illegal dumping sites in an effort to reduce the amount of dangerous and unsightly garbage and debris on Crown land.

Leave Wildlife in the Wild

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nova Scotia's residential developments often encroach on wildlife habitat, causing wildlife to wander into backyards and across trails. These animals often appear lost or abandoned and, unfortunately, many people choose to treat these wild animals as pets.

Nova Scotia Sends Natural Resources Firefighters to Quebec

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The Department of Natural Resources has sent 10 firefighters to Quebec to help control and extinguish numerous forest fires burning throughout the province.

Bridge Closes at Conrad Beach

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Vehicles are not permitted to access Conrad Beach in Halifax Regional Municipality, near Lawrencetown, until further notice because of the poor condition of the park's bridge.

Help Avoid Bear Encounters

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

It is the time of year when many Nova Scotians will see wildlife roaming through their neighbourhoods. For bears, hibernation has ended and yearling bears are leaving their mothers and wandering into unfamiliar territory.

Extreme Fire Conditions Reported

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nova Scotians are urged to take extra caution with open fires today, May 22, and during this weekend.

Cape Split Provincial Park Reserve Open House

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The Department of Natural Resources is seeking public input on a draft management plan for the Cape Split provincial park reserve.