Environment and Conservation - 2012

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

January

January 3
Public Advisory: Nipishish and Grand Lake Zones in Labrador Open for Caribou Hunt

January 17
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

January 19
Public Advisory: Section of CBS T’Railway Provincial Park Remains Closed
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

January 24
Media Advisory: Minister to Launch Climate Change Storybook at St. George’s Elementary

 

February

February 1
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

February 8
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

February 13
Town of Grand Bank Curbside Composting Pilot Program Launched

February 14
Media Advisory: Minister to Announce Results of National Recycle My Cell School Challenge

February 15
Newfoundland and Labrador Top Performing Province in National Recycle My Cell School Challenge

February 16
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

February 22
Caribou Survey Taking Place on Northern Peninsula

February 24
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

February 28
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Sustaining Our Watersheds Workshop

 

March

March 6
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

March 13
Labour Relations Agency - Report Released on Legislative Review of Special Project Order Provisions

March 14
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

March 15
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

March 20
George River Caribou Hunting Season Draws to a Close in Labrador

March 22
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Rotary Club of St. John’s East
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

March 27
Nominations Being Accepted for the Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Awards

March 28
Englee Fish Plant Operator Ordered to Clean Up Abandoned Plant

March 29
Ministerial Statement - Residents Encouraged to Turn Lights Off for One Hour for the Earth


April

April 3
Public Advisory: Polar Bear Sightings Common in Coastal Labrador

April 4
Media Advisory: Minister to Announce Funding for Ronald McDonald House

April 5
Charity and Sustainability Come Together at Ronald McDonald House
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

April 10
Wildlife Exhibits Help Bring Public Closer to Nature
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

April 12
Campsite Reservation Service to Launch for 2012 Season
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

April 18
Hunting and Trapping Guide and Big Game Licence Applications Available Online

April 19
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

April 20
Cottage Lots Available for Sale on the Avalon Peninsula

Program Aimed at Improving Survival Rates of Caribou Calves
Residents Encouraged to Celebrate Earth Day

April 24
A Prosperous Economy and Renewable Energy Future Fueled by Budget 2012
Building Prosperity: Infrastructure Investments Promote Sustainable Success
Responsible Investments Enhance Health Care Services for Newfoundlanders and Labradorians
Labradorians Continue to Benefit from Northern Strategic Plan Investments
Environmental Assessment Bulletin


May

May 1
Multi-Materials Stewardship Board - Media Advisory: Minister to Launch New Provincial Paint Recycling Program

May 2
Multi-Materials Stewardship Board - New Provincial Paint Recycling Program Launched

May 3
Government Delivers Support for Seniors

May 4
Multi-Materials Stewardship Board - Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program Announced for 2012

May 7
Multi-Materials Stewardship Board - Newfoundland and Labrador Celebrates Compost Awareness Week

May 8
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

May 10
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

May 15
Ministerial Statement - Hunters Aid Conservation Efforts Through Labrador Caribou Health Monitoring Program

May 18
Provincial Caribou Strategy Gains Attention on International Stage

May 24
Channel-Port aux Basques Landfill Site Now Open

May 25
Genetic Testing Confirms Bonavista Peninsula Animal is a Labrador Wolf

May 28
Ministerial Statement - Camping Season Underway in Provincial Parks

May 29
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at National Fish and Wildlife Conservation Congress

May 31
Environmental Assessment Bulletin
Media Advisory: Arbor Day Tree Planting
Media Advisory: Ministers to Outline Fee Discounts for Seniors


June

June 1
Drivers Licence and Vehicle Registration Fees Now Reduced for Seniors

June 5
Media Advisory: Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Awards to be Presented

June 6
Newfoundland and Labrador’s Environmental Leaders Celebrated
Ministerial Statement - Environmental Award Winners Announced for 2012

June 14
Media Advisory: Minister to Announce Results of MMSB’s Top Your Total School Recycling Contest

June 15
Multi-Materials Stewardship Board - Provincial Schools Over the Top in Top Your Total Recycling Contest

June 18
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

June 19
Media Advisory: Minister to Outline Amendments to Province’s Labour Legislation
Amendments Will Modernize Provincial Labour Laws

June 22
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

June 26
Ministerial Statement - Island Caribou Strategy Continues to Help Mitigate Population Decline

June 27
2012 Big Game Licence Draw Concluded

June 29
Environmental Assessment Bulletin
Media Advisory: Ministers to Participate in Ceremonies to Commemorate the Battle of Beaumont-Hamel


July

July 4
Public Advisory: T'Railway Provincial Park Bridge in Port Blandford Closed for Repairs

July 5
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

July 6
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

July 12
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

July 25
Environmental Assessment Bulletin
Minister Says Critic Misinformed About Shoreline Protection Efforts

July 27
Environmental Assessment Bulletin


August

August 1
Service NL Proceeding with Removal of Englee Fish Plant

August 2
Input Sought on Provincial Minimum Wage

August 6
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

August 8
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

August 9
Media Advisory: Minister to Discuss the Use of Herbicide in Roadside Spraying Program

August 16
George River Caribou Herd Continues to Decline

August 21
Public Advisory: T’Railway Provincial Park Bridge in Port Blandford Now Open

August 23
Genetic Retesting of DNA Confirms Second Wolf on Island of Newfoundland

August 24
Public Advisory: Residents of Glovertown Advised to Take Precautions in Light of Bear Sightings
Public Advisory: T’Railway Provincial Park Near Howley Closed for Repairs

August 27
Public Advisory: T’Railway Provincial Park Near Howley Re-opened

Environmental Assessment Bulletin

August 31
Remote Recreational Cottage Lots Available in Western Newfoundland


September

September 4
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

September 5
Multimaterials Stewardship Board – Residential Fall Used Tire Collection Pilot Program Launched

September 6
Labour Relations Agency - Residents Reminded to Weigh in on Minimum Wage Review
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

September 10
Labour Relations Agency - Media Advisory: Minister to Attend National Meeting of Labour Counterparts
Students Leave Desks Behind for Outdoor Classroom
Public Advisory: Ecological Reserves on East Coast Closed in Anticipation of Storm System

September 12
Public Advisory: Salmonier Nature Park Closed as a Result of Storm Damage
Public Advisory: Mistaken Point Ecological Reserve Reopened
Labour Relations Agency - Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers of Labour Reaffirm Commitment to Workers and Employers

September 13
Public Advisory: Butter Pot Provincial Park to Remain Closed Because of Storm Damage

September 19
Women Get Closer to Nature in October

September 21
Environmental Assessment Bulletin
Public Advisory: Cape St. Mary’s Ecological Reserve Reopened
Public Advisory: Salmonier Nature Park to Remain Closed for Season

September 28
Cottage Lots Now Available on the Avalon Peninsula
Environmental Assessment Bulletin


October

October 1
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

October 3
Provincial Parks Attract More Campers During the 2012 Season

October 5
Feedback Sought for Five-Year Moose Management Plan

October 10
Media Advisory: Ministers of the Environment Meet in Alberta

October 11
Environmental Assessment Bulletin
Environment Ministers Take Steps to Improve Air Quality in Canada

October 12
Multi-Materials Stewardship Board - Newfoundland and Labrador Schools Encouraged to Keep Top National Recycling Status
Media Advisory: Minister to Launch Second Annual MMSB Big Green Up

October 12
Multi-Materials Stewardship Board - Second Annual Big Green Up Set for October 18

October 15
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

October 19
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

October 23
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at NEIA Conference

October 24
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Wetland Workshop

October 25
Online Questionnaire Available for Five-Year Moose Management Plan
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

October 26
Cottage Lots Available for Sale at Butt’s Pond in Central Newfoundland
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Atlantic Green Forum


November

November 2
Multi-Materials Stewardship Board - New Provincial Electronics Recycling Program to be Established
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

November 6
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Coastal Matters Speakers Series

November 13
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

November 15
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Network

November 16
Significant Environmental Benefits to be Achieved with Closing Holyrood Thermal Generating Station

November 19
Winners of the 2012 Youth Hunting and Fishing Exchange Program Announced

November 21
Ministerial Statement - Consultations Feedback Will Inform New Moose Management Plan

November 26
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Climate Change Conference

 


December

December 5
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

December 6
Proposals Sought for Organic Waste Processing

December 7
Media Advisory: Attorney General and Minister Available to Media

December 7
Provincial Government Disappointed with Supreme Court Decision; Remains Confident that Expropriation Allowed Return of Resources to the People

December 10
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

December 14
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

December 17
Public Advisory: Water Advisory Issued for South Brook

December 19
Multi-materials Stewardship Board - New Paint Recycling Program Off to a Great Start

December 24
Public Advisory: Water Advisory Lifted for South Brook

December 28
Multi-Materials Stewartship Board - Household Hazardous Waste Program Targeting Rural Communities

December 31
Provincial Waste Management Strategy Sees Continued Progress in 2012


SearchHomeBack to GovernmentContact Us


All material copyright the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. No unauthorized copying or redeployment permitted. The Government assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of any material deployed on an unauthorized server.
Disclaimer/Copyright/Privacy Statement