Current Legislation

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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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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Call to action….Virginia

Call to action: A miner in Virginia reached out to us on a proposal in that state to evaluate the activity of gold mining in the state and determine if it should be basically regulated out of existence. We would guarantee those who submitted comments wanting this banned, have no clue what small-scale mining is […]

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Privacy victory

Privacy victory: There are still pockets of common sense and justice in America, but we are still deeply concerned how agencies seem to ignore the rights of citizens. For the complete article, click HERE

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Italian Bar disaster update:

Italian Bar disaster update, Stanislaus National Forest Tuolumne County CA:   We have confirmed this past weekend that all but one of the squatters down in the recreation area have decided it is in their best interest to vacate the area (at some urging). The one man we had the confrontation with on film is […]

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Controversial animal rights bill in Oregon

We followed this initiative up in OR as we all know what happens in CA, OR or WA may eventually come to those other states as well. Imagine if we all actually did unite when anti-mining bills, water bills (for farmers and ranchers) and anti logging bills are introduced like this one. We’d stop these […]

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We post daily on our very popular Facebook page of what we are working on and current events, activities and projects. Simply click on that tab at the top of the page to read the posts. You do not need to be a Facebook subscriber to read them

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Out of control……..

In answer to the question we posed yesterday on which state AMRA has the most complaints about access, interference with mining, road closures, USFS and other issues, 5 of the 77 comments we received were correct. Montana is home….by far to the most complaints of all the states in the Union. Oregon is likely number […]

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Day 3 of the Corona Virus lockdown at the AMRA house.

Day 3 of the Corona Virus lockdown at the AMRA house. Was pretty bored this morning, wife wouldn’t let me hang the painting from yesterday. She said…well, I’ll leave that part out but it was something like ‘no f****** way are you putting that piece of **** in here” so decided to make cake for […]

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Our trip to Washington DC is postponed due to Corona virus.

We have avoided posting about the Corona virus because well…we don’t want to add to the hysteria.   However, we have been informed our trip to Washington DC is being postponed to a few months down the road.   We find it rather amazing that grocery stores are being stripped of their products….although it makes […]

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