News releases from Natural Resources (to July 2018) issued in the specified time period (Page 32)

Ban on Open Fires in Effect

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

There is a ban on open fires in all areas of Nova Scotia, effective at noon today, July 9.

Joggins Fossil Cliffs Receive World Heritage Site Designation

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The Joggins Fossil Cliffs are a World Heritage Site.

2008 Woodlot Owner of the Year Announced

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The 2008 winners of Nova Scotia's Woodlot Owner of the Year Award nurture an 81-hectare woodlot in Greenfield, Colchester Co., with thoughtful management.

Long Lake Provincial Park Open House

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The Department of Natural Resources and Long Lake Provincial Park Association want public input on a draft park management plan. Two open houses to discuss the future plans for Long Lake Provincial Park in Halifax Regional Municipality are being held Wednesday, June 25 and Thursday, June 26 from 3 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at the Captain William Spry Community Centre, 10 Kidston Rd., Spryfield.

Efforts Continue as Forest Fire Stabilizes

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The Porters Lake forest fire is now stable with the affected burned area totaling about 1,925 hectares. As crews continue to work on the scene, additional resources are being turned to the cause of the fires across the province the past week.

Graves Island Provincial Park Open House

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Graves Island Provincial Park Open House

Nouveau coup de pouce pour les utilisateurs de véhicules hors route

Health Promotion and Protection (To Jan. 11) / Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Les utilisateurs de véhicules hors route de la Nouvelle-Écosse auront bientôt plus d’endroits sécuritaires pour rouler grâce au financement accordé à 35 projets par le fonds d’infrastructure hors route.

Off-highway Trails Receive Another Funding Boost

Health Promotion and Protection (To Jan. 11) / Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Off-highway vehicle operators in Nova Scotia will soon have more safe places to ride thanks to 35 projects, that are receiving financial support from the Off-highway Infrastructure Fund.

Trail Bridges Closed

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Four bridges on an abandoned railway corridor in Kings County have been temporarily closed for safety reasons.

Tender Called for Queensland Parking Lot Work

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The parking lot and a lifeguard station at Queensland Beach will be restored to the condition they were before post-tropical storm Noel blew through the area in the fall.

Take Steps to Discourage Nuisance Foxes

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

A large fox population in industrial Cape Breton is prompting officials to remind Nova Scotians of steps they should take to discourage animals from scavenging near homes.

Wilderness Areas Targeted by Joint Forces' Operation

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Officers from provincial and federal agencies joined forces through early May to increase awareness of rules affecting back country angling and proper use of Nova Scotia wilderness areas.

Moose Draw Deadline Approaching

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Prospective moose hunters have less than a week to apply for one of the 345 moose hunting licences. The application deadline is midnight on Saturday, May 31.

Value of Mineral Industry Increases

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The number of mining-related jobs in Nova Scotia has increased in recent years, as has the amount of money being spent on exploration, says an update of the report on the Economic Impact of the Mineral Industry in Nova Scotia.

Camping Season Begins

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nova Scotia Provincial Parks are opening for another season of camping, hiking, picnics and exploring nature's resorts.

Parks are for People Kick-Off

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

This season, visitors to Nova Scotia's provincial parks can take part in more than 130 events that promote a healthy, active lifestyle. The Parks are for People program highlights the parks' educational opportunities and endless possibilities for outdoor adventure.

Students to Learn About Consequences of Grass Fires

Natural Resources (to July 2018) / Labour and Workforce Development (To Jan. 7)

Students in select schools will learn about the real and lasting consequences of fire as part of a grass fire public awareness pilot project in Cape Breton Regional Municipality.

Province Invests in Wetlands Legacy Project

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

A provincial investment of $500,000 will help Ducks Unlimited Canada maintain structures that control water levels that are critical to the province's wildlife habitat.

Helping Preserve Nova Scotia's Beaches, Bogs and Barrens

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Off-highway vehicles have opened vast areas of Nova Scotia's wildlands to outdoor enthusiasts. But with the privilege of recreational riding comes the responsibility to drive safely and respectfully.

Amendments to Land Surveyors Act Introduced

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Proposed amendments to the Land Surveyors Act introduced today, April 25, will mean better monitoring and enforcement of the standards governing professional land surveyors.