Department of Natural Resources

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Land Purchase Helps 12 Per Cent Target, Protects Jobs
NOTE: A social-media version of this release, with hi-res downloadable photos is available at . Downloadable audio and video clips will be added after the event. The province has reached an agreement with Bowater Mersey to purchase 25,000 acres of land that will help Nova Scotia meet its goal to protect 12 per cent of its land mass, provide more recreational opportunities and save thousands of jobs along the South Shore and in southwestern Nova Scotia. - 2012/01/06 - 11:49
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Province Will Keep NewPage Mill in Point Tupper Re-Sale Ready
Natural Resources Minister Charlie Parker announced today, Jan. 4, he is encouraged that the company selected by a court-appointed monitor to negotiate exclusively for the NewPage mill is committed to an ongoing sustainable operation, which will maintain hundreds of jobs in the area. - 2012/01/04 - 16:08
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Lucky Licence Winners Fish and Hunt for Life
Two lucky Nova Scotians can now hunt and fish in the province for the rest of their lives without having to buy another fishing, small game or deer-hunting licence. - 2011/12/19 - 13:57
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Real Christmas Trees Donated to Charity
Nova Scotians can help the environment and the economy by choosing a real Christmas tree from their own province to enjoy in their homes. - 2011/12/14 - 10:25
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Investment Supports Woodlot Owners, Strategy
The province is supporting eight new projects to help small, private woodlot owners improve the way Nova Scotia's forests and woodlots are managed. - 2011/12/07 - 11:04
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