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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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About the USFS citing AMRA President Shannon Poe this past weekend:

We wanted to let everyone know that the arrest/citation of AMRA President Shannon Poe for “defrauding an inn-keeper” (actually a sub-contracted garbage collection company hired by the USFS) is at the top of our priority list. The absurdity of this criminal citation, the volume of laws, regulations and rights violated by the USFS will not […]

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Video explanation of the citation USFS gave to Shannon Poe

This video was shot as the LEO was leaving the campground in La Panza. Click on the link directly below for the video: USFS LEO cites Shannon Poe        

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Accountability and the USFS

After our post yesterday about the USFS absurdly citing AMRA President Shannon Poe for “defrauding an inn keeper”, we wanted to bring up the solution to rogue agents and rogue behavior by agencies such as the USFS and BLM.   A few years ago, AMRA’s COO (Chief Operating Officer) Connie had an epiphany while she […]

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AMRA President Shannon Poe cited at an AMRA outing by USFS

We are going to be writing tomorrow, in detail about an altercation we had during our outing on the “real property mining claim” we were at for our event near Atascadero CA over this past weekend. We ask you to share this topic each time we post it so everyone can see just how the […]

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Contender outing May 14th/15th near San Luis Obispo

We are only a week away from our outing down in La Panza, near Paso Robles at The Contender claim. Catered dinner for those who sign up, metal detecting hunt, great gold and thousands of dollars in prizes for our raffle. This event is open to the public, as our claim is as well and […]

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USFS blocking small-scale miners in S. Dakota

We received this message yesterday from some friends and fellow miners we have in South Dakota. Read the absurdity in what the USFS is saying, and doing here folks. “Hey Shannon, wanted to give you a heads up that the us forest service in south dakota is starting to prohibit miners from working their claims. […]

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Proper mining terms explained.

We tend to be a bit critical of proper spelling and naming of mining terms, here’s the glossary of terms for lode mining (not load).   https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1165780/000116578003000001/glossary.htm?fbclid=IwAR1oHxluNGVXm8W2TqEujPiLyoPyCL–k39Cdv0z9cua2Spc1jXbxAgFiIo

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An important update on what we’re working on

We are back from our vacation now and ready to get back to work on some major issues on our plate:   USFS and Italian Bar disaster. We sent a certified letter along our partners, Blue Ribbon Coalition demanding answers on why the USFS doesn’t clear this designated recreation area from the trash and squatters […]

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Talk about dangerous!

We use some pretty serious acids when cleaning up our gold and gold specimens, mostly nitric acid. Our good buddy Dave Varabioff uses some really serious acid (hydroflouric) and we considered obtaining some to eat some quartz away from a really nice specimen we want to expose…..until we asked some of these experts on their […]

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