Department of Energy, Mines and Resources

The Department of Energy, Mines and Resources is responsible for managing natural resource development in Yukon. We aim to do this in a sustainable and collaborative way for the benefit of Yukoners.

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We support the agriculture industry through land development, research, extension services and funding programs.

Email: agriculture@gov.yk.ca
Phone number: 867-667-5838 or toll free in Yukon 1-800-661-0408, ext. 5838
Fax number: 867-393-6222

We lead efforts to address environmental issues at Yukon’s abandoned mines. This includes managing ongoing site operations (known as care and maintenance) and developing and implementing long-term remediation plans for the protection of human health and the environment.

Email: yukonabandonedmines@gov.yk.ca
Phone number: 867-456-6147 or toll free in Yukon 1-800-661-0408, ext. 6147
Fax number: 867-456-6780

We communicate the programs and activities of Energy, Mines and Resources to the public.

Email: emr@gov.yk.ca
Phone number: 1-867-667-3123 or toll free in Yukon 1-800-661-0408, ext. 3123
Fax number: 867-393-7421

We provide field services and expertise for clients of the Department of Energy, Mines and Resources. Activities range from inspections, to issuing timber and firewood permits to emergency response.

Email: cmi-inquiries@gov.yk.ca
Phone number: 1-867-667-3137 or toll free in Yukon 1-800-661-0408, ext. 3137
Fax number: 867-667-3199

We develop Yukon energy policy and provide Yukoners with energy programs, expertise and assistance.

Email: energy@gov.yk.ca
Phone number: 867-393-7063 or toll free in Yukon 1-800-661-0408, ext. 7063
Fax number: 867-393-7061

We provide information and research help related to Yukon’s natural resources, environment and history.

Email: emrlibrary@gov.yk.ca
Phone number: 867-667-3111 or toll free in Yukon 1-800-661-0408, ext. 3111
Fax number: 867-456-3888

The Forest Management Branch oversees the development and management of Yukon's forest resources. This includes issuing permits and licensing; developing timber harvest plans; and carrying out planning and research on forest resources and health.

Email: forestry@gov.yk.ca
Phone number: 867-456-3999 or toll free in Yukon 1-800-661-0408, ext. 3999
Fax number: 867-667-3138

We are responsible for the sale, lease and licencing of public land and permitting its temporary use.

Email: land.disposition@gov.yk.ca
Phone number: 867-667-5215 or toll free in Yukon 1-800-661-0408, ext. 5215
Fax number: 867-393-6340

We collaborate with First Nations, Yukon communities and other government agencies to manage land use in a sustainable and orderly way. We also work with First Nations, Yukon communities and interested parties on regional land use planning.

Email: land.planning@gov.yk.ca
Phone number: 867-667-3150 or toll free in Yukon 1-800-661-0408, ext. 3150
Fax number: 867-393-6340

We are responsible for the disposition and administration of mineral resources within Yukon.

Email: mining@gov.yk.ca
Phone number: 867-633-7952 o toll free in Yukon 1-800-661-0408, ext. 7952
Fax number: 867-456-3899

We are responsible for regulating the exploration and responsible development of Yukon’s oil and gas resources. We issue oil and gas rights, administer royalty revenues and licenses, and regulate industry activities.

Email: oilandgas@gov.yk.ca
Phone number: 867-393-7042 or toll free in Yukon: 1-800-661-0408, ext. 7042
Fax number: 867-393-6262

We develop solutions with First Nations and industry that enable the responsible management of Yukon's resources.

Email: strategicalliances@gov.yk.ca
Phone number: 867-456-3896 or toll free in Yukon 1-800-661-0408, ext. 3896
Fax number: 867-393-6262

We acquire and provide geological and geohazard information. Our work supports exploration, informs resource and land management planning, and engages communities, schools and the public.

Email: geology@gov.yk.ca
Phone number: 867-455-2808 or toll free in Yukon 1-800-661-0408, ext. 2808
Fax number: 867-667-3198