AMRA sues USFS

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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AMRA has been invited to Washington DC

You may have put two and two together now by us asking about, and talking about politicians, Secretary of the Dept. of Ag and other topics recently. Yes, in fact AMRA has been invited to go to Washington DC to meet with several Trump supporting people and Trump appointed people. We leave in a few […]

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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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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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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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What to do about rogue federal agents?

We thought we’d remind some of you, and introduce some of you to some provisions in our laws which address what options you have with over-zealous federal employees which overstep their authority and violate your rights.   Say you are a mining claim owner and apply for a plan of operations (PoO) with the USFS […]

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Another USFS obstruction on a miner

We’d like to tell you about a man we are representing over problems with the USFS in Montana.   He picked up two placer claims covering a small dry wash back in 2014 on the side of a mountain. The claims are near the top of this dry wash and rarely see water. The picture […]

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USFS bulldozes cabin

We wanted to tell you about a man in another state we are representing and helping with an unbelievable claim (we are not disclosing which state yet). He had a cabin on his patented mining claim bulldozed by the USFS.   We have so far determined the claim was originally filed in the early 1900’s […]

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The Forest Service: Exclude public comments

A snippet from the article: Now the Forest Service, manager of our nation’s 154 national forests, has decided that they could be much more “efficient” if they simply quit communicating with the public. Under their current proposal (open for comments until August 12), 93.3% of all Forest Service decisions will lose all the current advance […]

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CALL TO ACTION “The Miners Petition”

Tom Kitchar (Waldo Mining District President) in Oregon is leading the charge on a petition to the Secretary of the Department of the Interior and to the Secretary of the Department of Agriculture. The petition is something AMRA signed onto immediately and we cannot stress enough how important it is to send a simple little […]

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