Government of New Brunswick - Natural Resources - Latest News Government of New Brunswick - Natural Resources - Latest News 4,000 hectares of Crown forests to be made available for maple sugar industry The New Brunswick maple sugar industry will benefit from 4,000 hectares of crown forests being made available for leasing over the next four years. Fri, 11 July 2014 10:54:00 AST Residents urged to follow provincial burning guidelines The Department of Natural Resources is asking residents who are cleaning up and burning debris left behind by the tropical storm to follow the provincial open burning guidelines. Wed, 09 July 2014 12:10:00 AST Moose season lengthened and resident moose draw results now available The results of the 2014 moose licence draw are now available. Tue, 08 July 2014 14:38:00 AST New expanded Protected Natural Areas proposed The provincial government is proposing the creation of 138 new Protected Natural Areas and the expansion of 21 existing ones. The move would create 115,000 hectares of new Protected Natural Areas on Crown land. Fri, 04 July 2014 10:41:00 AST Regulations for controlled burns in Grand Tracadie-Sheila On July 1, the Town of Tracadie-Sheila will become part of the regional municipality of Grand Tracadie-Sheila. With this new structure residents should be aware that burning on forest land or conducting an industrial operation will fall under the jurisdiction of the Forest Fires Act, during fire season. Tue, 24 June 2014 15:15:00 AST Fri, 11 July 2014 10:54:00 AST