News releases from Natural Resources (to July 2018) issued in the specified time period (Page 36)

Province Honours Campground Host Weekend

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nova Scotia Provincial Parks' volunteer campground hosts are being recognized with a Campground Host Weekend from June 22 to 24 in Battery Provincial Park, St. Peter's, Richmond Co.

Nova Scotia Lends Forest Fire Equipment to Other Provinces

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The Department of Natural Resources is sending firefighting equipment to Quebec and New Brunswick to assist with a high volume of forest fires. Additional resources are needed to control and extinguish the fires burning throughout these provinces.

Beach-goers Educated on Endangered Piping Plover

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Beach-goers were reminded to keep their dogs on a leash and vehicles off the beach as enforcement officers conducted a campaign last weekend focusing on the endangered piping plover in Nova Scotia.

Changes to Forest Sustainability Regulations

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Private owners will have more choices in the way they manage their woodlots as a result of recent changes to regulations under the Forests Act.

Habitat Conservation Fund Helps 18 Projects

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The Habitat Conservation Fund will secure and enhance the living conditions of Nova Scotia wildlife and help increase the population of mainland animals such as moose, marten and wood turtles.

Help Avoid Bear Encounters

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

After hibernating through the long winter months, it is time for Nova Scotia's black bears to be out and about, constantly looking for food.

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 Thursday, May 31.

Park to Close for Brown Spruce Longhorn Beetle Research

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

McNabs Island Park and MacCormack's Beach will be closed either Thursday, May 24, or Friday, May 25, so scientists can begin a brown spruce longhorn beetle research project.

Plan to Help Nova Scotia's Mainland Moose

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nova Scotians can help preserve mainland moose by reporting moose sightings and illegal activities such as poaching.

Nova Scotia Designates New Nature Reserve

Environment and Labour (to April 1/08) / Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nova Scotia will designate a new nature reserve to protect and preserve more of the province's ecological features, wildlife, and natural heritage.

Fire Precautions Urged

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nova Scotians are being reminded to use extreme caution with open fires as provincial and municipal firefighters continue to battle grass and brush fires across the province.

Graves Island Provincial Park

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Graves Island Provincial Park opens on Friday, May 18.

Opening of Nova Scotia Provincial Parks

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

It is time to start lacing up your hiking shoes, dusting off your sleeping bag and double-checking your map.

New Trails for Off-highway Vehicle Users

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

Off-highway vehicle users will soon have access to new trails and riding areas thanks to $700,000 worth of grants available through the off-highway vehicle infrastructure fund.

Kids in the Forest Field Trips

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Hundreds of elementary school students are getting the chance to explore Nova Scotia's natural resources. The Department of Natural Resources has helped plan three fun and educational events in May to bring young people in touch with nature.

Natural Resources Strategy Development Begins

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Public consultation will play a critical role in the three-year process being used to develop a new strategy governing Nova Scotia's natural resources, says David Morse, Minister of Natural Resources.

Faisons cesser les feux d'herbe illégaux

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nous avons besoin de la coopération de tous pour gérer le problème grandissant des feux d'herbe.

Help Stop Illegal Grass Fires

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Co-operation is needed from everyone to manage the growing problem of grass fires.

Hunters Enjoy Successful Season in 2006

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nova Scotia hunters had a safe and successful hunting season in 2006, Natural Resources Minister David Morse announced today, April 27.

No Access to Graves Island Provincial Park

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Public access to Graves Island Provincial Park, in Lunenburg County, will be disrupted for about two weeks to allow repairs to the causeway that connects the island with the mainland.