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Black Bear Hunting Territory Expands In Maryland

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — As the number of black bears grows in Maryland, so does the nuymber of places they’re moving into.

That’s prompted the expansion of areas where black bear hunting will now be allowed, WJZ’s Alex DeMetrick reports. 258 more words

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Forest fire burning north of Sheet Harbour, N.S. now contained

A forest fire burning north of Sheet Harbour, N.S., on Tuesday has now been controlled and contained.

Firefighters were called to 2340 Highway 374 in Lochaber Mines at about 3 p.m., according to Halifax municipal government spokesperson Brendan Elliott. 209 more words

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VIDEO: At Least 1 Bear Still Lingering In Howard County

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — At least one young black bear is still lingering in Howard County after a rash of sightings throughout central Maryland a few weeks ago. 212 more words

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Where to see fireworks in Halifax on Canada Day, and the rules for setting off your own

Fireworks displays are scheduled in at least a couple of areas in Halifax (listed below), and there are some important municipal rules to keep in mind if you’re interested putting on a show of your own. 225 more words

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Burning now permitted in Nova Scotia, with restrictions

A province-wide burn ban for Nova Scotia has now been lifted, with restrictions.

The Department of Natural Resources announced the changes via their Burn Restrictions map… 87 more words

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Michigan officers on lookout for drunken boaters this weekend

If you’re tempted to drink alcohol while boating this weekend, be advised: The cops may be watching.

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources says it’s stepping up enforcement patrols this weekend on the Great Lakes and inland lakes and rivers. 101 more words

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Crews now in 'mop-up phase' in wildfire battle near Bayers Lake

A wildfire that started Monday near Bayers Lake in Halifax has been contained and crews are now in what’s called the “mop-up phase” of the extinguishing process. 262 more words

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