LDMA camps bustling with events, renovations

LDMA camps bustling with events, renovations

From excavators and barbecues to camp digs and renovations, with 10 LDMA campgrounds across the country, there is always something going on!

Wednesday, August 2, 2017/Author: Dominic Ricci/Number of views (1678)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.5
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Getting Back To The Buzzard’s Outing Playbook

Getting Back To The Buzzard’s Outing Playbook

Participants get so much more than just gold at events

Yes! You will get gold! All the participants share a split of the gold that is recovered in the outing common operation. Want more? There is usually a little picker or vial with some fines...
Tuesday, July 11, 2017/Author: Dominic Ricci/Number of views (2619)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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GPAA Publications – An Interactive Online Experience

GPAA Publications – An Interactive Online Experience

Gold Prospectors magazine and the Pick & Shovel Gazette have been accessible online for a couple years, but just recently has viewing these publications on the web been an interactive...
Thursday, July 6, 2017/Author: GPAA Staff/Number of views (2114)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Keeping the Mining Legacy Alive

Keeping the Mining Legacy Alive

Fleming pushes message of positivity in prospecting

Her office is primarily blue with a few puffs or wisps of white from time to time. “I have four walls, and they’re called the sky,” said Gold Prospectors Association of America...
Wednesday, May 3, 2017/Author: Sarah Reijonen/Number of views (2529)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.5
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Gold shows set for Indiana, North Carolina

Gold shows set for Indiana, North Carolina

First of seven events to kick off in Pleasanton, Calif in February

The Gold Prospectors Association of America had added two more Gold & Treasure Shows to its 2017 schedule — one in Indiana and another in North Carolina. The first of seven GPAA Gold...
Thursday, February 9, 2017/Author: Brad Jones/Number of views (5977)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.4
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GPAA launches online Mining Guide

GPAA launches online Mining Guide

Leveraging the knowledge, experience of all members

For years now, members have been asking about getting online access to the GPAA Claims Club Membership Mining Guide. In the past, updated versions of the Mining Guide were released...
Friday, January 20, 2017/Author: Brandon Johnson/Number of views (12235)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.0
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NUGGET SHOOTER: Hunt like you mean it!

NUGGET SHOOTER: Hunt like you mean it!

Load up with know-how at Bill Southern’s detecting seminars

If there’s one ornament Bill Southern does not want to see hanging in your home this holiday season it’s a “closet ornament” in the form of a high-dollar metal...
Wednesday, November 30, 2016/Author: Sarah Reijonen/Number of views (5568)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Agency pushes for gold prospecting restrictions

Agency pushes for gold prospecting restrictions

California State Parks seeks hands-and-pans-only rule on American River

Small-scale miners in California’s Mother Lode are watching history repeat itself as California State Parks tries to implement a hands-and-pans-only rule along the American River in Auburn,...
Monday, October 10, 2016/Author: SARAH REIJONEN/Number of views (5749)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Prospectors fight for rights in Black Hills

Prospectors fight for rights in Black Hills

Forest Service cites fairy slipper orchid as reason to ban new mining claims

The U.S. Forest Service proposed  nearly 18,000 acres of land in the Black Hills National Forest to be “withdrawn from mineral entry,” which means no new mining claims would...
Tuesday, September 27, 2016/Author: SARAH REIJONEN/Number of views (2611)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.5
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Of fairy slippers, toads and yellow-legged frogs

Of fairy slippers, toads and yellow-legged frogs

Agency rule-making continues to restrict land access, prospecting

Once upon a time, the U.S. Forest Service was a respected federal agency that served the interests of the American people, and not just the interests of radical environmentalist lobby groups. Those...
Monday, September 26, 2016/Author: Brad Jones/Number of views (2169)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.0
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