Pictou Advocate community news banner

Most provincial parks opening Friday

Nearly all provincial day-use parks and several camping parks are set to open Friday, May 18. “Nova Scotians and visitors can explore nature and spend quality time with their friends and families when they visit a provincial park,” said Natural Resources Minister Margaret Miller. “We invite everyone to enjoy camping, swimming, paddling, geocaching or other […]

Continue Reading
Pictou Advocate community news banner

Province seeks help of trail camera owners

Government is asking Nova Scotians who use trail cameras to help biologists manage the province’s deer and bear populations by sending in their observations. “The more eyes, the better, when it comes to collecting current wildlife information,” said Natural Resources Minister Margaret Miller. “We are asking hunters and others to fill out a trail camera […]

Continue Reading
Pictou Advocate community news banner

Cumberland County couple woodland winners

Nova Scotia’s 2017 Woodland Owner of the Year is a Cumberland County couple. Peter and Pat Spicer became provincial woodland winners this year for their careful stewardship and creative management of their 1,600-acre woodlot in Spencer’s Island. The woodlot has been in the Spicer family for seven generations and once provided wood for shipbuilding. “This […]

Continue Reading