Energy and Resource Development News Releases http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/erd/news.html Energy and Resource Development News Releases Application period starts July 16 for antlerless deer draw http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/erd/news/news_release.2018.07.0934.html Anyone wishing to apply for the 2018 antlerless deer hunt can do so from July 16 to Aug. 17. 2018071313:38:00 Moltex to partner in nuclear research and innovation cluster http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/erd/news/news_release.2018.07.0930.html The New Brunswick Energy Solutions Corporation has announced the participation of Moltex Energy in the nuclear research cluster that will work on research and development on small modular reactor technology. 2018071309:35:00 Partner announced in nuclear research cluster http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/erd/news/news_release.2018.07.0906.html The New Brunswick Energy Solutions Corporation today announced the participation of Advanced Reactor Concepts in the nuclear research cluster that will work on research and development on small modular reactor technology. 2018070910:30:00 Results of resident moose draw now available http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/erd/news/news_release.2018.07.0874.html The results of the resident 2018 moose draw are now available. 2018070309:47:00 Rabies prevention and control measures to be conducted in communities in western and southern New Brunswick http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/erd/news/news_release.2018.07.0873.html The provincial government will undertake rabies prevention and control measures this summer in Fredericton, Saint John and other communities in western and southern New Brunswick. 2018070208:33:00 $10 million committed for nuclear research cluster http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/erd/news/news_release.2018.06.0832.html The provincial government has committed $10 million to help establish New Brunswick as a leader in the field of research and development of small modular reactor (SMR) technology. 2018062613:30:00 Fish New Brunswick Days http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/erd/news/news_release.2018.05.0641.html People are encouraged to try angling during Fish New Brunswick Days, June 2-3. These are the only days during fishing season when resident and non-resident anglers are permitted to fish inland waters without a licence, and non-residents do not require a guide. 2018052908:59:00 REVISED / Moose draw applications accepted starting May 14 http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/erd/news/news_release.2018.05.0515.html Anyone wanting to apply for a chance to be drawn for the 2018 moose hunt may do so from May 14 to June 8. 2018050714:14:00 Forest-fire season begins http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/erd/news/news_release.2018.04.0397.html The 2018 forest-fire season in New Brunswick begins April 16. 2018041309:12:00 Investments to support co-location, infrastructure in St. George http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/erd/news/news_release.2018.04.0371.html Improvements and renovations valued at more than $470,000 will be made to Department of Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries offices in St. George this year. 2018040912:56:00 Prevent the spread of Eurasian water milfoil http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/erd/news/news_release.2018.04.0343.html The government wants people to be aware of the danger of Eurasian water milfoil spreading in New Brunswick waterways. 2018040309:50:00 Crown reserve draw results now available http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/erd/news/news_release.2018.03.0308.html Troy Jewett of Grafton was the first name drawn in the 2018 regular Crown reserve angling draw. Jewett and his party were successfully drawn for the Charlies Rock stretch on the Miramichi River. 2018032609:44:00 Applications to fish regular Crown reserve water now available http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/erd/news/news_release.2018.02.0121.html Anglers have until March 2 to apply to fish regular Crown reserve waters. Draw results will be available March 26. 2018020510:21:00 Deck the halls with a locally grown Christmas tree or wreath http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/erd/news/news_release.2017.12.1606.html New Brunswickers are encouraged to spruce up their homes this holiday season by taking home a local, sustainably grown Christmas tree or wreath. 2017121508:56:00 Pet owners reminded to keep their pets under control http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/erd/news/news_release.2017.12.1605.html With hunting and furbearer trapping season well underway throughout the fall and winter months in New Brunswick, the Department Energy and Resource Development is advising pet owners to take precautions to keep their pets from being accidentally injured or killed in a hunting or trapping accident. 2017121508:47:00 NB Power seeks new fuel source for Belledune Generating Station http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/erd/news/news_release.2017.12.1592.html NB Power plans to eliminate coal from its energy mix by 2030 by identifying a new, cleaner energy source to keep the Belledune Generating Station operational for decades to come. 2017121309:12:00 Measures to protect, promote forestry sector announced http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/erd/news/news_release.2017.11.1540.html The provincial government announced measures today to combat what it considers to be unfair trade actions undertaken by the United States government against New Brunswick’s softwood lumber industry. 2017113011:40:00 Moose hunt extended to Passamaquoddy http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/erd/news/news_release.2017.11.1448.html An agreement between the Passamaquoddy people and the provincial government will result in a special moose harvest this year during the month of November. 2017111011:01:00 Exotic animal legislation to be introduced http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/erd/news/news_release.2017.10.1400.html New legislation will be introduced to regulate the possession and ownership of exotic species in New Brunswick. 2017103109:50:00 Investment of $3.9 million in Fredericton walking bridge http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/erd/news/news_release.2017.10.1387.html The provincial, federal and municipal governments will invest a combined $3.9 million to repair and upgrade the Bill Thorpe Walking Bridge in Fredericton. 2017102714:13:00 Hunter education instructor awards http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/erd/news/news_release.2017.10.1337.html New Brunswick's 2017 Firearm Safety / Hunter Education Instructors of the Year have been chosen. 2017101713:05:00 Additional firefighters dispatched to British Columbia http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/erd/news/news_release.2017.09.1177.html Another group of New Brunswick firefighters is travelling to British Columbia to help battle forest fires in that province. 2017090615:24:00 Results of antlerless deer draw now available http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/erd/news/news_release.2017.09.1169.html The results of the antlerless deer draw are now available. 2017090115:04:00 Chaleur Regional Services Commission prepares to produce electricity http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/erd/news/news_release.2017.08.1145.html NB Power has signed an agreement to buy about 6,000 megawatt hours of power each year for the next 20 years from the Chaleur Regional Services Commission. 2017082810:36:00 Additional firefighters dispatched to British Columbia http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/erd/news/news_release.2017.08.1132.html A new group of New Brunswick firefighters is travelling to British Columbia to help battle forest fires in that province. 2017082115:40:00 Study to determine raccoon, skunk populations http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/erd/news/news_release.2017.08.1129.html Researchers will be setting traps in Saint John and Fredericton, as well as forested and agricultural areas in southwestern New Brunswick, to help determine the population density of raccoons and skunks. 2017082110:49:00 Ministerial order on forestry operations lifted http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/erd/news/news_release.2017.08.1115.html An order restricting forestry operations during afternoon hours has been lifted. 2017081611:44:00 Ministers to collaborate on clean growth, development of natural resources and competitiveness http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/erd/news/news_release.2017.08.1112.html Advancing environmental stewardship and economic prosperity was front and centre as discussions focused on clean growth at the Energy and Mines Ministers’ Conference in Saint Andrews, Aug. 13-15. 2017081611:15:00 Restrictions on forestry operations eased to noon to 6 p.m. http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/erd/news/news_release.2017.08.1100.html Restrictions on forestry operations in New Brunswick are being eased. 2017081313:57:00 Caution urged, forestry operations curtailed due to fire hazard http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/erd/news/news_release.2017.08.1058.html The Department of Energy and Resource Development is urging all forest users to increase their vigilance and take steps to reduce risks due to the current and forecasted fire hazard. 2017080309:19:00 Forest fire hazard increases in province http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/erd/news/news_release.2017.07.1042.html People across New Brunswick are being reminded to exercise vigilance and help prevent forest fires. 2017073117:11:00 Provincial government welcomes project bid by Emera http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/erd/news/news_release.2017.07.1024.html The provincial government is welcoming news that Emera’s bid for a major clean-energy program in Massachusetts will rely on proposed renewable energy projects in New Brunswick. 2017072809:39:00 Firefighters return from British Columbia http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/erd/news/news_release.2017.07.1012.html A group of New Brunswick firefighters that left on July 10 to help fight wildfires in British Columbia has now returned. 2017072610:21:00 Additional firefighters dispatched to British Columbia http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/erd/news/news_release.2017.07.0987.html A second group of New Brunswick firefighters is travelling to British Columbia to help battle forest fires in that province. 2017071810:12:00 Application period starts July 17 for antlerless deer draw http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/erd/news/news_release.2017.07.0966.html Anyone wishing to apply for the 2017 antlerless deer hunt can do so from July 17 to Aug. 18. 2017071309:06:00 New Brunswick fire crew mobilization http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/erd/news/news_release.2017.07.0955.html A group of New Brunswick firefighters is travelling to British Columbia to help battle forest fires in that province. 2017071010:23:00 Results of resident moose draw now available http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/erd/news/news_release.2017.07.0933.html The results of the resident moose draw are now available. 2017070410:13:00 Rabies control measures to be conducted in communities in western New Brunswick http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/erd/news/news_release.2017.07.0932.html The provincial government will begin rabies control measures this month in Fredericton, Saint John and other communities in western New Brunswick. 2017070410:09:00 Sisson Mine represents jobs and opportunities for New Brunswick http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/erd/news/news_release.2017.06.0904.html The provincial government welcomed the news today that the Sisson Mine received the federal government’s environmental assessment approval. 2017062309:55:00 Avoid disturbing fawns or moose calves http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/erd/news/news_release.2017.06.0839.html The public is advised to avoid approaching moose calves or newborn fawns in the forest. 2017061209:39:00 Tips to avoid black bear encounters http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/erd/news/news_release.2017.06.0835.html The Department of Energy and Resource Development advises homeowners and campers on how to prepare themselves should they encounter a black bear. 2017060913:06:00 REVISED / Fish New Brunswick Days http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/erd/news/news_release.2017.05.0791.html People are encouraged to try angling during Fish New Brunswick Days, June 3-4. 2017053109:44:00 Hunter education instructor awards http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/erd/news/news_release.2017.05.0787.html New Brunswick's 2016 Firearm Safety / Hunter Education Instructors of the Year have been chosen. Energy and Resource Development Minister Rick Doucet presented four International Hunter Education Association prints at today’s awards ceremony at the Hugh John Flemming Forestry Complex in Fredericton. 2017053013:05:00 Second Economic Opportunities Summit on energy http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/erd/news/news_release.2017.05.0782.html A second Economic Opportunities Summit on energy was held in Saint John on Monday. 2017053008:27:00 Protect people, pets, livestock from rabies http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/erd/news/news_release.2017.05.0736.html With warmer weather, New Brunswick residents are reminded to step up efforts to help prevent the spread of rabies. 2017051910:53:00 Joint venture to explore energy export opportunities http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/erd/news/news_release.2017.05.0717.html The provincial government and NB Power are forming a new corporation as a joint venture to capitalize upon New Brunswick’s geography in exporting energy. 2017051716:01:00 Special envoy on softwood lumber appointed http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/erd/news/news_release.2017.05.0689.html The provincial government has appointed David Wilkins, former United States ambassador to Canada from 2005 to 2009, as New Brunswick’s special envoy on the softwood lumber issue. 2017051211:29:00 Moose draw applications accepted starting May 15 http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/erd/news/news_release.2017.05.0652.html Anyone wanting to apply for a chance to be drawn for the 2017 moose hunt may do so from May 15 to June 9. 2017051009:02:00 Government working to protect forestry export industry http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/erd/news/news_release.2017.04.0585.html The provincial government has announced actions aimed at protecting and promoting New Brunswick's forestry industry in light of the decision by the United States government to levy duties against New Brunswick exporters. 2017042814:41:00 Deadline extended for community renewable energy projects http://www2.gnb.ca:80/content/gnb/en/departments/erd/news/news_release.2017.04.0569.html The deadline for project submissions under the Community Renewable Energy – Local Entities Opportunity has been extended from April 28 to 3 p.m. on June 30. 2017042612:58:00 2018071313:38:00