American Mining Rights Association

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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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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the office, bull creek, outing

AMRA’s first free public outing of the year April 23rd, 24th.

Our first outing of the year is next weekend, April 23rd and 24th at our claims near Coulterville CA. We’ll post directions later this coming week. We open all our claims up in this area to anyone….for free, no charge and you don’t need to be a member. There is a huge camping area, plenty […]

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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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NOME ALASKA CLAIMS ADDED!

NOME ALASKA DREDGE CLAIMS ADDED TO AMRA! We have confirmed the addition of 4 dredge claims in Nome Alaska. These are very good river claims just outside of town a few miles. Available for dredging with up to a 6″, or with an additional permit (about $50) you can use an 8″!. Man-O-Man……that is cool!

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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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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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