This is the definition of irony: Fishermen sue harbor for not dredging

Humboldt Bay Harbor is being sued by two fishing groups because they haven’t dredged it since 2006, even though they purchased a million dollar dredge for that very purpose.   Read the story here:  

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Research paper on suction dredging by an AMRA member and student

We wanted to share a paper written by a college student and AMRA member we recently met in Sonora. Thank you Mariesa for your hard work researching and writing this paper!   Suction Gold Dredges Benefit California’s Rivers and Streams Mariesa Yeoman Southern New Hampshire University Introduction Destruction, pollution, and a lack of respect for […]

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BLM moving to close 1630 miles of roads in Arizona

BLM is at it again attempting to close your roads in Arizona.   They have proposed closing well over a thousand miles of roads and ATV trails which will lock and block public land users from their lands yet again. We reported on their last attempt earlier this year and wrote a letter on your […]

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Peaceful protest and clean-up with the GPAA in California

We are proud to announce we have partnered with the GPAA/Delta Gold Diggers on another project.   We will be performing a peaceful protest on over-regulation in California and are going to dispel the notion that small miners are just a bunch of knuckle dragging, cousin loving, environmental trashers.   We have selected two areas […]

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Another story on USFS taking lands

We’ve long held that many within the USFS are good people, and they are, but we see stories like this one way too frequently. From the Aspen Times: Access to a private driveway is at the heart of a dispute between the owner of a Lenado residence and the U.S. Forest Service. Eaden Shantay filed […]

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4th Annual AMRA Fundraising Dinner in Merced

For the past 5 years AMRA, American Mining Rights Association, a 501(c)3 not for profit organization has tirelessly fought FOR YOU against significant challenges with the never ending assault on small mining and public land use all across America. AMRA has been very gracious in giving time, services, energy, products and resources to all of […]

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Is good news coming to the 9th Circuit in California?

WASHINGTON _ After months of negotiations and delays, the White House is moving to fill California’s three vacancies on the influential 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals _ over the strenuous objections of the state’s two Democratic senators. White House officials had been negotiating with Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Kamala Harris, both of whom sit […]

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Another USFS regulatory scheme

The USFS is proposing adopting a new regulatory scheme for suction dredging. Before we get into the nuts and bolts of this let us ask you a quick question:   Have you ever seen a management or regulatory agency adopt anything….ever which benefits the public whom they claim it works for, or is your experience […]

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Thank you GPAA and joining hands

We are proud to announce our partnership with the GPAA and can’t thank them enough for their fundraising efforts for AMRA and the legal fund.   As a part of this partnership, we are going to have many joint access claims with the GPAA in multiple states. Some of the claims are current AMRA claims […]

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