To this committee shall be referred, in accordance with the rules, all legislative instruments, messages, petitions, memorials, and other matters relating to the following subjects:
* Natural resources generally.
*Wildlife and fisheries.
*Mines and minerals.
*Hunting, fishing, and recreational boating.
*Mineral resources of the public lands.
*Public and geological surveys.
*Laws regulating minerals and mining.
*Accretion, alluvion, and dereliction of public and private lands.
*Owners of minerals and mineral lands.
*Materials or substances which travel through pipelines.