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.

See our supports for agriculture.

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 867-667-5838
Toll-free phone: 1-800-661-0408 extension 5838
Fax number: 867-393-6222
Location: Agriculture Branch
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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.

Learn how we manage Type II abandoned mines.

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 867-393-7098
Toll-free phone: 1-800-661-0409 extension 3098
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We communicate the programs and activities of Energy, Mines and Resources to the public.

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 867-667-3187
Toll-free phone: 1-800-661-0408 extension 3123
Fax number: 867-393-7421
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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.

Find a Compliance, Monitoring and Inspections office.

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 1-867-667-3137
Toll-free phone: 1-800-661-0408 extension 3137
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We develop Yukon energy policy and provide Yukoners with energy programs, expertise and assistance.

See all our Good Energy rebates.

Learn how to become an independent power producer.

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 867-393-7063
Toll-free phone: 1-800-661-0408 extension 7063
Fax number: 867-393-7061
Location: Climate Change and Energy Solutions Centre
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We provide information and research help related to Yukon’s natural resources, environment and history.

Learn about visiting the Energy, Mines and Resources Library.

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 867-667-3111
Toll-free phone: 1-800-661-0408 extension 3111
Fax number: 867-456-3888
Location: Energy, Mines and Resources Library
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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.

See forestry topics.

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 867-456-3999
Toll-free phone: 1-800-661-0408 extension 3999
Location: Forest Management Branch
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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 licences, and regulate industry activities.

See oil and gas topics.

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 867-667-5026
Toll-free phone: 1-800-661-0408 extension 5026
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We are responsible for the sale, lease and licensing of public land and permitting its temporary use.

See land topics.

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 867-667-5215
Toll-free phone: 1-800-661-0408 extension 5215
Fax number: 867-393-6340
Location: Land Management Branch
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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.

See land planning topics.

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 867-667-3515
Toll-free phone: 1-800-661-0408 extension 3515
Fax number: 867-393-6340
Location: Land Planning Branch
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We are responsible for the disposition and administration of mineral resources within Yukon.

See mining-related pages.

Find a mining recorder's office.

  • Administering placer and quartz mineral claims
  • Mining land use approvals
  • Major mine licensing
  • Mining maps and data
  • Incentive programs

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 867-633-7952
Toll-free phone: 1-800-661-0408 extension 7952
Fax number: 867-456-3899
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We develop solutions with First Nations and industry that enable the responsible management of Yukon's resources.

Learn about the Mining Memorandum of Understanding.

Learn about the Yukon resource gateway project.

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 867-456-3896
Toll-free phone: 1-800-661-0408 extension 3896
Fax number: 867-393-6262
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We provide objective geological information to:

  • Government of Yukon;
  • Yukon First Nations; and
  • the public.

Our information adds to Yukon’s geoscience knowledge base. The information supports geoscience-related policy and investment decisions in the territory.

See geology topics.

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 867-667-8508
Toll-free phone: 1-800-661-0408 extension 2808
Fax number: 867-667-3198
Location: Yukon Geological Survey
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