Mining Claim owners, prepare to be gouged

California claim owners: Expect a very, very sharp increase in filing costs next year. Strictly along party lines, the Democrats have passed SB2 which will add $75.00 to $250.00 for each recorded item next year. California has taxed us so

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Update from AMRA

Quick update on some happenings: Tuesday we took an L.A. Times reporter and his camerawoman mining for a story they are working on about how the floods this year have helped out small miners. Of note, he asked me where

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Update on the dredge ban in Oregon

Oregon: Note the language written by the Statesman Journal in this article about the recently passed bill banning dredging. They use the term “hobbyist”. Suction dredging is not a hobby. We do not practice catch and release gold mining and

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Attention members who mine Oregon

AMRA has pulled the two Currier claims in Southern Oregon.  All other Oregon claims are still active.   We appreciate your support!

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Waters Of The United States (WOTUS)

We have received an overwhelming response to our post yesterday about President Trump’s Executive Order eliminating the WOTUS (Waters Of The United States) power grab by the EPA.   Let’s clear a few things up here;   First, the EPA

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Trump signs EO on “Waters of the USA” to stop the EPA

With the stroke of a pen today, President Trump just neutered the EPA’s totalitarian dream of controlling every river, lake, mud puddle, ditch and rain gutter in America. This will have positive effects for small miners. Many may recall we

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A short video on suction dredging.

Does a suction dredge grind fish? NO. We shot this very short video for our presentation during the California Water Board permitting scheme as a result of SB637. It was presented on behalf of the small mining community. A few

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Nevada Miner’s claim revoked

When John Keady, independent miner and owner of Rock Chuck in Schurz, received a certified letter dated Jan. 27, from the United States Department of the Interior – Bureau of Land Management (BLM) out of Reno, he never dreamt it

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AMRA’s formal letter to the California Water Board on SB637 on behalf of small miners

This is our formal letter to the California Water Board on the SB637 permitting scheme. We presented 4 times for small miners during this required process of public comments. We want to thank everyone who attended these meetings and provided

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Gold and Great Outdoor Show

Welcome to AMRA’s first Gold and Great Outdoor show! On September 23-24, 2017, AMRA will be joined by thousands of outdoor enthusiasts in the largest Gold and Great Outdoors Show at the Gold Country Fairgrounds in Auburn, Ca.

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