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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Two new cases

We have two new men we are working with on unbelievable cases in two different states. The first is a man who buys and sells used mining equipment out of his garage along with small samples of minerals he collects on his mining claims in CA. His vehicle was parked in his driveway, on his […]

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What if we changed our strategy?

Happy Constitution Day. We wanted to pose a few questions…   What if we could all unite in the small mining community and become a powerful force like the NRA?   What if we could all have access to up-to-date information on what is happening with regulations, litigation and other issues?   What if we […]

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Oregon poll on suction dredging, take it today

Should miners be allowed to use suction dredges on Southern Oregon rivers that are classified as “essential” habitat for salmon?   As we know, suction dredging creates fish habitat, removes toxins and helps the rural economies.   Take this poll and be heard. The poll is located in the middle of the page on the […]

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Challenging Obama’s WOTUS rule

WOTUS, Waters of the United States was a horrendous over-reach by the previous administration and an attempt by the EPA to take over every mud puddle, rain gutter and ditch in America.   It is being challenged by many states, as it should be. For the complete article, click: Farm bureau fights to stop 2015 […]

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