from GPAA Member and your Tennessee State Director, Chip Triplett
A caravan of wounded military veterans and their families ventured out to the Arizona desert in the spring to learn the fine art of gold prospecting.
The Gold Prospectors Association of Phoenix, a local chapter of the Gold Prospectors Association of America, hosted the April 9 outing in conjunction with the Wounded Warrior Project.
Does a treasure-laden Nazi train lie buried inside a secret, underground tunnel in Poland? No one knows for sure but signs point to “yes” and the dig for it began today. Last year, city authorities in Walbrzych granted permission to two teams of fieldworkers attempting to locate the train, believed to have been carrying guns, gems, and gold, perhaps up to 300 tons of the precious metal.
235 participants find color at California's Soboba Casino
The Waldo Mining District (WMD) and the Galice Mining District (GMD) have retained Portland attorney James Buchal to file suit in federal court to stop the Five (5) Year Moratorium on “all motorized placer mining” in Essential Salmon Habitat (ESH) streams and 100 yards to either side of such streams in Oregon.
Get to know the association with a brief history, frequently asked questions (and answers), helpful links, and even a Gold Conversion Table.
In response to the increasing high fire danger, the BLM has implemented additional fire restriction on all public lands managed by the Mother Lode Field Office. This includes lands in Nevada, Yuba, Placer, El Dorado, Amador, Sacramento, Calaveras, Tuolumne, Stanislaus, Sutter, and Mariposa counties - effective Aug. 17, 2015.