All About Mining

Life changing gold

Seriously….these rocks are life changing. They are not ours, they are our buddy GoldBay Dave’s. We are going to have them Xrayed for him to determine what the gold conglomeration looks like inside the rock so he can make them into show specimens. Some of these are crystalline gold and are EXTREMELY VALUABLE and rare. […]

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AMRA’s own Operations Manager Stacy Serrato graduates law school!

Word cannot express how incredibly proud we are of our very own Stacy Serrato, AMRA’s Operations Manager for the past 7 years. She has worked her butt off day and night going to law school while raising a family, putting up with all you rabid AMRA members and AMRA’s President, Shannon Poe. She graduated law […]

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Dredging hypocrisy

Here is how you spell hypocrisy: The recent flooding in Montana will be good for fish. The sediment which washed down for hundreds of miles, the turbidity which turned the river chocolate milk is GOOD for fish. But dredging, which makes a little plume for 100 feet destroys all fish habitat and must be eliminated. […]

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BLM to close more lands in Nor-Cal unless you act

BLM (Bureau of Land Management) in California is trying to close more and more public lands in Nor-Cal. We have written a letter opposing this on your behalf and encourage you to submit your comments to oppose this closure. Navigating their proposal and trying to understand the content of their plan is a bit challenging […]

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Update on Italian Bar disaster

Italian Bar disaster update: As you know now, we’ve been trying to get the Stanislaus NF to evict the illegal occupiers down on Italian Bar road for close to a year now. We’ve shot videos of the trash, sewage, dumped batteries, a vehicle which was in the river and provided evidence of how a mining […]

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What can the USFS do with mining claims?

We field tons of calls, emails and questions about the USFS and what they can, and cannot do as it relates to mining claims.   Here is the 2800 manual which is the bible for the USFS on precisely that.   We encourage you to read, open the PDF, print it and keep a copy […]

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Political activism on the judicial bench

A judge in California has now ruled that bees are fish and can be protected under the CA endangered species act. No, we are not kidding. And people wonder why we can’t dredge. Political ideology is truly destroying our state, and country. For the complete article, which we encourage you to read, click Judicial activism

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Diesel costs up 75%

We use diesel for our dozer and other heavy equipment to mine. Truckers shipping most all goods, farmers for their tractors. This is not by coincidence, it is not caused by Russia and we honestly don’t care what the Facebook fact-checkers say. For the complete article, click HERE

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Let the adventure begin!

This week is going to be fun as hell. One of the grand prizes we give away at our annual AMRA dinner each December is a 3 day mining trip with AMRA President Shannon Poe. Bruce and Leslie start their experience tomorrow morning. Up first….Screamer Mine! Want a trip like this? Come to our dinner […]

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Oceano Dunes and fraudulent science

Most of you know that we’ve been watching and have been involved in fighting this Oceano Dunes fight for some time. Looks like they used flawed science in this, just like dredging. For the complete article, click HERE

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