In what can only be seen as bizarre turn of events, yesterday miners seem to have lost most of the ground they’ve gained in the six-year legal battle to end the ban on suction dredge mining in California.
Get to know the association with a brief history, frequently asked questions (and answers), helpful links, and even a Gold Conversion Table.
Rally, 10-day family event to focus on public land rights for outdoor enthusiasts
Obituary of well-known, well-loved prospector and celebration of life information.
*Only one more public meeting left - The National Park Service will accept public comments in its Rim of the Valley Draft Special Resource Study and Environmental Assessment for a proposed national park, which mining rights groups such as Public Lands for the People say will restrict or ban prospecting and mining activities as well as other outdoor activities on federally managed public lands.
Read the featured article from the upcoming March/April 2015 edition of Gold Prospectors Magazine
In response to the increasing high fire danger, the Sequoia National Forest, Tule River Reservation and Bureau of Land Management Bakersfield Field Office have announced fire restrictions for federal and state-protected lands within several Central California counties effective May 6.