News & Events

Man cited for having a dredge stored in a container on his private property in California

We have to tell you about a man who came to our booth yesterday here at the Sacramento Sportsman Show. He was cited, by mail for having a dredge within 100 yards of a creek/drywash as a part of California DFW 5653 code. This is created from the absurd senate bill 637 pushed and passed […]

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Record setting protest planned

We recently posted that Timberunity (based in OR) has asked us to come and speak at the giant protest at the state capital next month. This is what that is about. And by the way…Guiness Book of World Records will be there because they plan to break the record of the largest convoy. Great read […]

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Roaring Camp Mining Company donates trips to AMRA

We are very excited to announce that Roaring Camp Mining Company has very generously donated week-long trips to AMRA for each of our events this year. They have also donated over a dozen day trips for 4 people for us to also give away at our events. Roaring Camp, for those who don’t know…is a […]

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CALL TO ACTION: Road closure proposal in Arizona

CALL TO ACTION…..ARIZONA:   Are you sick of the USFS closing your access to public lands? For those in Arizona, you CAN stop the latest attempt at closing tons of roads in the Tonto NF.   We’ve been talking about this closure for over a week now and have partnered with Kevin Allard, founder of […]

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TimberUnity rally in Oregon…AMRA to speak

We partnered with TimberUnity last year and are proud of what they have accomplished. TimberUnity has asked us to come and speak at this event (estimated numbers may well reach 10,000!) on the state capitol steps in Salem. The movement was started by one man, a log truck driver who was opposed to the cap […]

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Arizona road closures….part 3

In continuing our informative series on the road closures in Arizona, we want to discuss RS2477.   In 1866, Congress passed the original mining grant and as a part of that, RS2477 was born which required the roads in the public domain to remain open. Roads……being defined as something as small as a trail.   […]

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Arizona road closures….what can you do?

As we move forward with working on stopping the road closures being proposed in Arizona by the USFS, we want to educate everyone on the legal challenges one can make on issues like this. Over the course of the next week we will be posting some of the arguments the public can make which conclusively […]

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Arizona USFS proposes sweeping public land road closures

Just over a year ago when we were in Arizona for the GPAA gold show we were contacted by some miners who told us the BLM was closing hundreds of thousands of acres of roads. These were roads off-roaders, miners, hikers, hunters and others used to access their public lands. Uniting everyone against that proposal […]

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A Christmas letter to President Trump

To: President Donald J. Trump December 25, 2019 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. Washington D.C. 20006 Dear President Trump, Firstly, let me thank you for your courage and tenacity in exposing the near coup which surely would have taken place had you, and I emphasize “you” not been elected. I cannot think of any other person who […]

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Oregon miners appeal to SCOTUS on dredging

We received this email from our good friend Tom Kitchar.  Tom has been leading the fight for dredging in Oregon for decades and because Oregon has ignored (in our opinion) federal laws for a long time, the miners are taking it to SCOTUS. Tom Kitchar, Waldo Mining District Here is the recent email from Tom: […]

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