NS moose licence lottery open
The annual moose licence lottery is open.
The province says 345 licences will be available in five moose-management zones in Cape Breton.
To be eligible to apply, an applicant must qualify as a resident of Nova Scotia, have a Nova Scotia Wildlife Resources Card and be at least 18 years old by September 17.
Hunters who held a moose hunting licence in the last five years (2013-2017) cannot apply this year.
Applications are accepted 24 hours a day, 7 days a week until midnight, May 31.
Hunters can apply:
-- online at, novascotia.ca/natr/draws/moosedraw or
-- by calling 1-900-565-3337 from a landline phone.
More information, including number of available licences per season and zone is available on the Department of Natural Resources website.