AMRA

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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Buying a mining claim and the process of quitclaims

BUYING A MINING CLAIM AND THE PROCESS OF QUITCLAIMS: We have fielded several calls over the years and have seen an increase lately about “quitclaims” for mining claims, BTW, it is not called a “quick claim”. We want to tell you a little story, then we’ll describe in detail what the process is. One of […]

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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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A conversation with Gary Drayton and Kevin Hoagland

Podcast on Facebook Tuesday the 26th: Hear from Curse of Oak Island’s Gary Drayton and Lost Gold of the Aztec’s Kevin Hoagland on their finds, current expeditions and more. Don’t miss new episodes of The Curse of Oak Island, Tuesday at 9/8c and Lost Gold of The Aztecs, Tuesday at 10/9c. https://www.facebook.com/events/543328037353040/?ref=newsfeed

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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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Correction on Alaska claims

Correction on Alaska claims: My mistake…..when I was speaking with the owner of the claims in Alaska, he mentioned Nome and in my mind I apparently heard “they are in Nome”, which they are not. The claims, 4 of them are about 80 miles from Nome on the Kougarok River. There is a decent road […]

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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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NEW CLAIM ADDED

We have just had a claim owner donate access to yet another claim. This one is in Howland Flat in NorCal above Slate Creek. We mined this area about 6 or 7 years ago with great results. Also……we are in discussions for some Alaska claims! Stay tuned!

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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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