gold prosecting

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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AMRA is now producing an educational series of videos

AMRA is now releasing its educational videos. Our goal is to teach everyone what their rights are as they pertain to public lands and also mining claims.   In this video we address if the USFS (Forest Service) can cut the trees down on your mining claim and also what to do if someone claim […]

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About the swamp and companies closing your lands…

When we post calls to action and request you to comment to BLM, USFS or whoever needs to hear your voice on an issue is the single most frustrating thing we here at AMRA experience. Making your voice heard is not just crucial, it is paramount in stopping the swamp from taking your lands away […]

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Small scale gold mining IS a matter of national security

Recently, I had a debate with someone over whether the benefits of small scale gold mining was a matter of national security. It is, and it is undeniable. The vast majority of the gold mined in the world comes from small scale mining and stories like this where the drug cartels are literally making billions […]

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USFS in Idaho in yet another land grab….ACTION REQUIRED

How long does it take you to open an email window and send an email two sentences long? One minute? Two?   This is what we are asking you to do and to oppose a new Wild and Scenic proposal on the South Fork Clearwater in Idaho. This is the same river we have been […]

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Study focuses on restoring Yuba River, with $97M worth of proposals identified

Welfare Queens? More of the same. If tax money (public money) were removed from this environmental scam, these radical environmental groups would have to close shop and go get a real job. Their dependence on the government is absurd. They will not be producing a tangible benefit for the environment with this project because they […]

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The plight of the California miner

In this article by Brad Jones, he outlines just what happened in California on the suction dredge fight.  Great read. http://freerangereport.com/index.php/2018/01/11/supreme-court-deals-a-blow-to-california-mining-rights/ Or for the complete article, click

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A great research website and tool for mining

One of our staff members found this website and man do we love it. It is a historical site of mines, placers and mining towns in the West.   Although the exact accuracy of the mines we have been researching is not precise, it’s pretty darn close.   We have been trying to research our […]

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The truth on National Monuments

The argument on National Monuments by the likes of companies like Patagonia are simply untrue.   A few years ago, we published a list of companies like Patagonia and REI which are so far left on their ideology, they are about to tip over. It was one of a handful of posts which Facebook decided […]

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Cattle Canyon project needs to be opposed

Recently we were contacted by some people down in the San Gabriel area of the greater Los Angeles area about some moves the USFS were proposing. The moves include making the area off limits to overnight camping and eliminating much of the parking previously reserved for hikers, miners and patrons of Bungee America.   One […]

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