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January, February, March, April, May, June,
July, August, September, October, November, December

January

January 5
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

January 13
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to address Newfoundland and Labrador Outfitters Association

Environmental Assessment Bulletin

January 18
NOTE TO EDITORS: Environment and Conservation signs MOU with Canadian Boreal Initiative

New agreement advances boreal conservation in Newfoundland and Labrador

January 19
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

January 30
Minister provides update on possible use of Agent Orange


February

February 1
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

February 2
Mandatory office paper recycling program to include all businesses as of March 1, 2006

February 3
NOTE TO EDITORS - Minister to hold news conference, Grand Falls-Windsor

February 6
Residential curbside recycling announced for Town of Grand Falls-Windsor

February 7
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

February 9
Satellite RADAR imagery used for Badger flood forecasting now available online

February 10
Sunday hunting regulations finalized

Environmental Assessment Bulletin

February 14
Funding announced for regional waste management initiatives

February 15
NOTE TO EDITORS: Photo Opportunity, Minister visiting C.C. Loughlin School as part of Green School Routine

Environmental Assessment Division

February 16
Minister advises of caribou surveys in Middle Ridge

February  20
New species to be protected under Endangered Species Act

February 23
Minister releases Recovery Strategy for endangered Low Northern Rockcress

February 24
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

Water resources experts participate in mission to Cairo, Egypt


March

March 2
NOTE TO EDITORS: News conference on Stephenville flood

March 3
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to address the Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Industry Association

March 7
Government provides funding to assist Smart Taxis Encouraging Environmental Respect (STEER) in its emissions reduction efforts

March 10
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

March 21
Atlantic Conference on Climate Change and Health Impacts

Environmental Assessment Bulletin

March 22
NOTE TO EDITORS: Climate Change and Health Impacts Atlantic Conference

March 24
Avalon Wilderness Reserve – Snowmobiling prohibited

Environmental Assessment Bulletin

March 29
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

March 31
2006-07 Hunting and Trapping Guide and big game licence applications in the mail


April

April 5
Insular Newfoundland caribou initiative

April 6
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to participate in ribbon-cutting ceremony

April 7
MOU and new trail groomer provide major improvements to skiing and winter activities at Butter Pot Provincial Park

National Wildlife Week 2006
NOTE TO EDITORS - Official launch of National Wildlife Week

April 10
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

April 13
Department seeking nominations for Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Awards

Environmental Assessment Bulletin

April 21
Celebrating Earth Day April 22

April 26
Environment Assessment Bulletin

April 28
Homeowners reminded to have their storage oil tank registered

Environmental Assessment Bulletin


May

May 1
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

May 2
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

May 3
Seasonal camping permits for Butter Pot Provincial Park

May 4
Cape St. Mary's Ecological Reserve opens for 2006 season

May 9
Provincial parks opening for 2006 season

Environmental Assessment Bulletin

May 10
Newfoundland and Labrador celebrates Compost Awareness Week

May 11
Becoming an Outdoors Woman program

Environmental Assessment Bulletin

May 12
Coyote information now available online

May 15
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

May 16
MMSB announces Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program for 2006

Environmental Assessment Bulletin

May 17
Minister discourages removal of moose calves

May 18
NOTE TO EDITORS: News conference, May 19  Subject: Sustainable Development Act

May 19
Motorists reminded to watch out for moose when driving in province

Public consultations scheduled for new Sustainable Development Act
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

May 24
Minister announces public draw for cottage lots at Pinchgut Lake

Environmental Assessment Bulletin

May 26
2006-07 big game licence draw completed

May 30
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to participate in signing of Wetland Stewardship Agreement


June

June 1
NOTE TO EDITORS: Public consultation on sustainable development in Gander

Minister releases management plan for short-eared owl

June 2
Minister encourages well owners to test their water wells

NOTE TO EDITORS: Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Awards to be presented

June 5
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to launch the province’s idle free zone campaign

NOTE TO EDITORS: Public consultation on sustainable development to be held in Corner Brook
17th annual Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Awards presented
Idle free zone campaign encourage motorists to turn off vehicle while waiting

June 6
NOTE TO EDITORS: Public consultation on sustainable development in Hawkes Bay

June 7
NOTE TO EDITORS: Public consultation on sustainable development in Stephenville
Government to participate in World Oceans Day activities

June 8
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

June 9
Minister announces public draw for residential lots at Grenfell Heights, Grand Falls-Windsor

Minister announces public draw for cottage lots at Thorburn Lake and Terrence’s Pond

June 12
NOTE TO EDITORS: Public consultation on sustainable development in Marystown

June 13
NOTE TO EDITORS: Public consultation on sustainable development in Clarenville

June 14
NOTE TO EDITORS: Public consultation on sustainable development in St. John's

Environmental Assessment Bulletin

June 16
Minister announces advisory committee for insular Newfoundland caribou initiative

June 19
NOTE TO EDITORS: Public consultation on sustainable development to be held in Labrador City

June 20
NOTE TO EDITORS: Public consultation on sustainable development to be held in Happy Valley-Goose Bay

Environmental Assessment Bulletin

June 21
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

June 22
NOTE TO EDITORS: Public consultation on sustainable development to be held in Grand Falls-Windsor

June 23
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

June 30
Environmental Assessment Bulletin



July

July 6
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

July 7 
Water resources experts present Badger flood forecasting at Cambridge meeting
NOTE TO EDITORS: Photo opportunity – Minister to present two national awards
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to address Conservation and Stewardship Canada’s national conference

July 12
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

July 14
Minister meeting with advisory committee for insular Newfoundland caribou

Environmental Assessment Bulletin

July 20
Environmental Assessment Bulletin


July 21
NOTE TO EDITORS - Minister to bring greetings, Cartwirght, Labrador, July 21

Environmental Assessment Bulletin

July 27
Convictions under Provincial Parks Act

July 28
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

July 31
Minister releases management and recovery plans for vulnerable species


August

August 4
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to address the Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Municipalities Urban Municipalities Committee

Minister meeting with Atlantic environment ministers in New Brunswick

August 7
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

August 8
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

August 9
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to open marten display at Salmonier Nature park

August 10
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to attend opening ceremonies of Burin Heritage Festival

New public display about Newfoundland marten opens at Salmonier Nature Park

August 14
MMSB announces used tire recycling plan

NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister available to media
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

August 17
Minister releases annual drinking water report

August 21
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

August 28
Environmental Assessment Bulletin


September

September 6
Caribou health monitoring program for 2006
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

September 7
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

September 8
Hunting seasons for big game officially open on Saturday

September 11
NOTE TO EDITORS - Minister to speak at Taxi Driver Appreciation Day
2006 Parks as Nature’s Classroom

September 15
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to address Wilderness and Ecotourism Conference

Seasonal closure dates announced for provincial parks and reserves
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

September 22
Environmental Assessment Bulletin


September 29
Environmental Assessment Bulletin


October

October 4
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

October 6
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

October 10
Media Advisory: Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers of Environment Meet in Yellowknife

October 12
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

October 16
Newfoundland and Labrador Celebrates Waste Reduction Week

October 17
Firearm Safety Hunter Education Course Required

October 20
Media Advisory: Minister to Announce Bay du Nord as Canadian Heritage River
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

October 30
Environmental Assessment Bulletin


November

November 3
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

November 8
Public Advisory: Main Gut Railway Trestle near Stephenville Crossing Closed
Island Caribou Hunters Encouraged to Take Part in Health Monitoring Program

November 9
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

November 17
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

November 18
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

November 21
Used Tire Recycling Plan Moving Forward

November 24
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

November 28
Research Provides Valuable Information about Protected Areas of Newfoundland and Labrador


December

December 1
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

December 11
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

December 12
CCME Invites Input on Canada-wide Wastewater Effluent Strategy

December 13
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

December 14
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

December 18
Minister Releases Recovery Plan for Porsild’s Bryum

December 20
Deadline to Register Existing Home Heating Oil Tanks Extended

December 22
Funding Presented for Natural Hazard Mapping and Assessment in Newfoundland and Labrador
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

December 27
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

December 28
Environmental Assessment Bulletin
 


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