What is a natural resource?
People use that term so often that it could mean many different things to many
different people. Actually, "natural resources" are defined as any naturally
occurring materials that can be used by man.
resources that you can find in Alberta include hydrocarbons, such as coal, oil
and natural gas. Soil and agriculture are also resources, and are the source of
some vegetables and grains that you eat everyday. Animals are another natural
occurring resource in Alberta, as are underground minerals and the province's
you can see, there are many potential resources that could have been chosen to
this Web site. Soil &
Agriculture, Hydrocarbons and Forests are the most economically important resources to Alberta, and are the resources
on which this site will focus on.