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A Latter-Day Miner Still Chasing The Gold Rush Dream

Last fall we took a reporter from KQED in the Bay area of California out to hunt for some gold.  Here is his article: Right after we meet, Shannon Poe asks me if I’m a) allergic to poison oak and

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Dredge trip to Alaska!

Two weeks dredging in Alaska………   12 of us have pulled the trigger and have booked a two week dredge trip at Gold Fever Prospecting in Alaska. We will be going on the 8th of June and be there for

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A new bill to provide relief to California small miners…….SB1222

For a quick video explanation of Senate bill 1222, click below, then keep reading Senate Bill 1222 (SB1222), a California Bill on Small Scale Mining BACKGROUND: In 2015 SB637 was introduced, passed, and signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown.

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Incapable of caring for what it has, federal government continues to gobble up land

These days, Interior spends over $200 million a year buying land. That raises the perennial question: how much is enough? The government already owns 635 million acres, almost a third of the United States. That includes 250 million acres of

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CALL TO ACTION FOR ALL AMRA MEMBERS AND IDAHO RESIDENTS: We have long talked about RS2477 and the closure of your public roads by regulatory and management agencies. We have good news to report! Representative Priscilla Giddings of Idaho has

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Are you a serious miner?

Serious dredgers………… We met some folks at the show in Pomona this past weekend who are as serious about dredging as we are. They are Gold Fever Prospecting out of Chicken Alaska. Picture taken directly from their website This is

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A big thank you to all the vendors in Pomona

We’d like to thank several vendors who attended the GPAA gold show down in Pomona this past weekend. Most of these vendors donated to AMRA and we would like to thank them, and encourage you to support them as they

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A very interesting theory on gold behaving like chewing gum

We’re not sure we agree with this geological theory, but it does make one wonder.   How do gold nuggets form

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We are happy to announce our June 2nd dinner in Chino California.  It will be held at the Planes of Fame and is going to be a blast like the previous 3 dinners we’ve had.  Tickets go on sale today

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