Natural Resource Research
Natural resources are materials and substances that occur naturally and that can be used for provincial economic gain, including minerals, forests, fertile land, and water. Some natural resources, such as soil and water, are essential for the existence of life.
Research is an important part of maintaining the health of British Columbia's natural resources. Natural resource research in B.C. focuses on resource stewardship, water and forest health, diverse plant and animal species and habitats, timber supply and much more.