News releases from Natural Resources (to July 2018) issued in the specified time period (Page 55)

1999 Woodlot Owner of the Year

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

An Annapolis County man has been chosen as the 1999 Woodlot Owner of the Year. Harold Hearn of Princedale was selected from among six regional winners by a three-member judging panel from the Department of Natural Resources.

Deadline for Antlerless Deer Draw Applications

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Natural Resources Minister Ernie Fage is reminding people who want to participate in the antlerless deer hunt this fall to apply by midnight on Friday, Sept. 3.

Ban on Open Fires Lifted

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

A ban on open fires in Nova Scotia has been lifted by Natural Resources Minister Ernie Fage.

Changes to Hunting Regulations

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Some changes have been made to Nova Scotia hunting regulations for 1999-2000.

Next Step for Sustainable Forestry Strategy

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

A forestry technical advisory committee will be established within the next couple of weeks to advise the Department of Natural Resources on implementing its sustainable forestry strategy, including proposed new forest management regulations.

Parks Days Celebrations, July 17

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Parks Day will be celebrated Saturday, July 17, at a number of provincial parks in Nova Scotia.

Section of Crystal Crescent Beach Closed

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

A section of Crystal Crescent Beach in Halifax County will be closed Sunday, July 11, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. to allow crews to complete location filming of the movie A Rumor of Angels.

Reserve Space at Provincial Parks

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Campers can now make reservations at most provincial parks in Nova Scotia.

Ban on Open Fires in Nova Scotia

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Open fires in Nova Scotia are banned as of noon Thursday, June 24, Natural Resources Minister Kennie MacAskill has announced. The ban will remain in effect until further notice.

1999 Antlerless Deer Hunting Season

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Nova Scotians will be allowed to hunt antlerless deer again this fall.

Moose Licence Draw, June 30

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Natural Resources Minister Kennie MacAskill will draw the winners of 200 moose hunting licences this year on Wednesday, June 30.

Public Input on Forestry Regulations

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The Department of Natural Resources has released draft regulations supporting amendments to the Forests Act. The regulations are now available for review and comment by the public.

Customer Service Improvements at Campgrounds

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

New and expanded services will be offered to campers this year by the Department of Natural Resources following a successful pilot project in 10 provincial campgrounds.

Moose Licence Draw Deadline Nears

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The deadline to apply for a moose-hunting licence is fast approaching, Natural Resources Minister Kennie MacAskill reminded hunters today.

Minister Marks Mining Week '99

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Natural Resources Minister Kennie MacAskill marked Mining Week '99 today by saying there is a proud heritage of mining in the province and current exploration projects hold good promise for the future. Mining Week '99 runs until this Saturday.

Student Employment Program in Forestry

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Natural Resources Minister Kennie MacAskill has announced the Student Internship Employment Program will be renewed again this year. The program provides jobs for as many as 275 students.

National Forestry Week, May 2-8

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Two major forest fires in the past week in Shelburne County are very real examples of why it's important to practise fire safety all the time. But this week, National Forestry Week, there is an emphasis on being careful in the woods and learning safety tips.

Change in Hunter Education Program

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The delivery of the Hunter Education Program in Nova Scotia has been changed, Natural Resources Minister Kennie MacAskill announced today.

Moose Draw Applications Available April 1

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

Natural Resources Minister Kennie MacAskill announced today that applications for the 1999 moose licence lottery will be available at all Department of Natural Resources offices April 1. The application form will also be available at the department's homepage: http://www.gov.ns.ca/natr/wildlife/index.htm .

Funding Assistance for Livestock Producers

Natural Resources (to July 2018)

The Eastern Habitat Joint Venture, through the Department of Natural Resources, is accepting applications for the 1999 Streamside Program. Up to $5,000 in assistance may be available for fencing wetlands and watercourses, stream crossings and alternative or controlled watering systems.