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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 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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