News releases from Natural Resources (to July 2018) issued in the specified time period (Page 46)

Fire Ban Lifted in Central and Eastern Nova Scotia

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

NATURAL RESOURCES--Fire Ban Lifted in Central and Eastern Nova Scotia

Ban on Open Fires, Central and Eastern Regions

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

A ban on open fires in the central and eastern regions of the province went into effect at noon today, July 30. It will remain in effect until further notice.

Fire Ban Lifted

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The Department of Natural Resources has lifted the ban on open fires in western Nova Scotia. The ban was lifted effective noon today, July 21.

Commemorative Park Poster Available

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The "View from Pennant Point" is the 2003 commemorative parks poster officially released today, July 18, by Natural Resources Minister Tim Olive.

Alcohol Possession Prohibited at Ellenwood Provincial Park

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

NATURAL RESOURCES--Alcohol Possession Prohibited at Ellenwood Provincial Park

Antlerless Deer Draw Application Line Opens

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

NOTE TO EDITORS: A comparative list of available antlerless deer stamps for each deer management zone in the years 2002 and 2003 follows this release.

Province Accepts Coal Leases

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The Cape Breton Development Corporation has relinquished its coal lease for the Sydney coalfields. The announcement that the lease has been surrendered to the province was made today, July 16, by Natural Resources Minister Tim Olive.

Blomidon Provincial Park Provides Rugged Beauty

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

NATURAL RESOURCES--Blomidon Provincial Park Provides Rugged Beauty

2003 Woodlot Owner of the Year Chosen

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

A resident of Baxters Harbour, Kings Co., is the 2003 Nova Scotia Woodlot Owner of the Year, Natural Resources Minister Tim Olive announced today, July 7.

Ban on Open Fires

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Natural Resources Minister Tim Olive has announced a ban on open fires in the western area of Nova Scotia. The ban will go into effect at 12 noon Saturday, July 5 and remain until further notice.

Habitat Conservation Projects Approved

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Natural Resources Minister Tim Olive has approved funding for eight wildlife conservation projects under the Habitat Conservation Fund. The money for the fund is generated through the required purchase of a $2 wildlife habitat stamp on all hunting licenses in Nova Scotia.

Staff Win Award for Brown Spruce Longhorn Beetle Project

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

NATURAL RESOURCES--Staff Win Award for Brown Spruce Longhorn Beetle Project

Cause of Fire in Tobeatic Wilderness Area Determined

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

NATURAL RESOURCES--Cause of Fire in Tobeatic Wilderness Area Determined

Battery Provincial Park A Gateway to History

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

In many of Nova Scotia's provincial parks there is a wealth of history waiting to be discovered. Battery Provincial Park near St. Peter's, Richmond Co., provides visitors with an opportunity to experience that history in a relaxed camp setting.

Warm Offerings At Amherst Shore Provincial Park

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

NATURAL RESOURCES--Warm Offerings At Amherst Shore Provincial Park

Caribou/Munroes Island Provincial Park A Perfect Stop

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

NATURAL RESOURCES--Caribou/Munroes Island Provincial Park A Perfect Stop

Province Recommitting to Sable Island Environment

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

NATURAL RESOURCES--Province Recommitting to Sable Island Environment

Black Bear Sightings High This Year

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The Department of Natural Resources receives many calls each spring from the public regarding bear sightings. Black bears are common in most of Nova Scotia and the number of problem bears varies depending on the availability of their natural foods.

Two Provincial Camping Parks Not Open

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Two provincial parks are not open for camping. The campgrounds at Wentworth Provincial Park in Cumberland County and Salt Springs Provincial Park in Pictou County are closed. The Department of Natural Resources will continue to operate the day use areas of both parks.

Minister Reiterates Province's Concerns About Softwood Lumber

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

NATURAL RESOURCES--Minister Reiterates Province's Concerns About Softwood Lumber