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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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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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Conservative lawyer named to senior BLM post (great news!)

INTERIOR Conservative lawyer named to senior BLM post Scott Streater, E&E News reporter Published: Monday, July 15, 2019 The Bureau of Land Management has appointed William Perry Pendley, who until December was president of the conservative law firm Mountain States Legal Foundation, as deputy director of policy and programs.

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Map for walk4liberty updated

We have added times we will be arriving/walking through many of the rural towns during our walk4liberty.  As before, we do not need walkers with us, but are encouraging you to meet us in one of the many small towns along the length of Highway 49 and cheer us on. The updated map: Walk 4 […]

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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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How long does it take to get a mining plan approved?

From our good friend Justin Karr in Washington: The average length of time it took BLM and the Forest Service to complete the first three steps of the mine plan review process and approve 68 mine plans from fiscal years 2010 through 2014 was approximately 2 years. However, the time varied widely, ranging from about […]

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Announcing Walk 4 Liberty and protesting the politicians who destroy our liberties

How cool would it be if all of us joined hands against the destruction of our access to public lands, the destruction of our rural communities and ridiculous laws passed to make you pay dearly for insane policies? California is rapidly becoming intolerable. Miners, ranchers, farmers, hikers, hunters, fishermen and other public land users. People […]

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AMRA meets with the CA Water Board

Suction Dredging In California, Permits And Politics   It has now been nearly 3 ½ years since the passage of Senate Bill 637 (SB637) which labeled anything mechanized or motorized as “a suction dredge” and therefore requires a permit from the California Water Board (CAWB) to operate it in the state. The CAWB was mandated […]

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New Video: 3 days in the Gold Belt

This past weekend we took two winners of a 3 day mining trip with AMRA for an amazing mining experience.   Day one……metal detecting Day two……placer mining Day three…lode mining   Along with getting to keep all the gold we found, they get the entire trip filmed and a Youtube video.   Congrats Rod Hall […]

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