gold prospecting

Oregon miners appeal to SCOTUS on dredging

We received this email from our good friend Tom Kitchar.  Tom has been leading the fight for dredging in Oregon for decades and because Oregon has ignored (in our opinion) federal laws for a long time, the miners are taking it to SCOTUS. Tom Kitchar, Waldo Mining District Here is the recent email from Tom: […]

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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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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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New walk4liberty protest video

We are fast approaching our 300 mile walk down highway 49 in protest of rural community killing over-regulation. Join us in Sacramento for the protest August 27th, 1pm.

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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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New Walk 4 Liberty video

Walk 4 Liberty new video In order for Californian’s to be successful in protesting and opposing the crushing regulatory schemes in California we MUST join hands. We must band together. All of us. Hunters, hikers, fishermen, ranchers, farmers, miners, loggers and off roaders. Regulations and rules which: close roads to camping spots, hunting spots, favorite […]

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Walk 4 Liberty

Here is our letter going out to each of the 11 counties our protest walk will be traveling through. We will be following up with calls challenging each sheriff and elected county official to walk a mile in our shoes with us.   Greetings Plumas, Sierra, Yuba, Nevada, Placer, El Dorado, Amador, Calaveras, Tuolumne, Mariposa […]

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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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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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