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2 dead marine animals found at Nova Scotia provincial park: DFO

Two dead marine animals have washed ashore at Crystal Crescent Beach Provincial Park, according to the Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO).

Bruce Nunn, a spokesperson for Nova Scotia’s Department of Natural Resources (DNR), said they received a report at about 10 a.m. 165 more words


Search for missing 89-year-old continues in Nova Scotia

A search for a missing 89-year-old man continues in South Rawdon, N.S. on Tuesday, nearly 48 hours after he first disappeared.

Martin McLearn was last seen at his home in South Rawdon — located around 45 minutes north of Halifax — around noon on Sunday. 158 more words


Is becoming a camp host a dream come true? Dougan Creek’s hosts prove the point

“I think we have 4 stars,” says Wanda with pride. She’s wrong though. Dougan Creek Campground in our Yacolt Burn State Forest actually has a higher score – 4.5 stars. 554 more words


It only takes 90 seconds to learn how to prevent a wildfire from starting

The blue skies and warmer weather are a nice change for us living in the Pacific Northwest. However, along with the heat and extreme dryness comes the danger of wildfires. 68 more words

Nova Scotia firefighters head west to battle BC wildfires

Twenty elite Nova Scotia firefighters have left the province to battle the ongoing wildfires burning across British Columbia.

The crew, as well as an on-site manager, left Halifax early Tuesday morning. 293 more words


July Mowing Practices: the DOT and DNR Have to Work Together!

Lately, mowing has been the subject of many conversations in which I have taken part. This summer, for the first time in many years, I hopped on our tractor (60 inch deck, Blue New Holland) to help my husband mow our lawn. 683 more words

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Elite Nova Scotia firefighters heading to B.C. to help battle wildfires

A group of elite Nova Scotia firefighters will join the front lines battling wildfires burning across British Columbia.

Twenty highly-trained firefighters and a manager will board a chartered plane in Halifax that is transporting firefighters from across the region to Kamloops and Prince George in the British Columbia interior on Tuesday. 229 more words