The Department of Natural Resources is responsible for development, management, conservation and protection of forest, mineral, parks and wildlife resources and the administration of the province's Crown land. Information and publications on any of these topics may be found on their website.
The Mineral Resources Branch is responsible for implementing policies and programs dealing with the exploration, development, management and efficient use of mineral resources. Its website contains a vast amount of information, including publications, maps, and data available for download.
The Earth Sciences Sector of Natural Resources Canada provides Canadians with the acquisition, interpretation, maintenance and distribution of maps, information, technology, standards and expertise concerning the Canadian landmass and offshore in the fields of geoscience, geodesy, mapping, surveying, and remote sensing.
The USGS is a science organization that provides impartial information on the health of our ecosystems and environment, the natural hazards that threaten us, the natural resources we rely on, the impacts of climate and land-use change, and the core science systems that help us provide timely, relevant, and useable information.
CFES/FCST - the unified voice for earth science in Canada - works to raise awareness of the importance of earth science in Canadians' daily lives. It also works to enhance the understanding and appreciation of the role of Earth Sciences in environmental, natural hazard and climate studies and in securing and responsibly developing Canada's energy, mineral and water resources.
The Canadian Disaster Database (CDD) contains detailed disaster information on more than 900 natural, technological and conflict events (excluding war) that have happened since 1900 at home or abroad and that have directly affected Canadians.