California State and US National Panning Championships
October 2012 by Scott HarnOn Labor Day weekend, September 1st and 2nd, two days of furious, almost non-stop panning went on.
Is there any hope for a solution? Yes, there is, and we’ve been working with Public Lands for the People, the Minerals and Mining Advisory Council, attorney James Buchal and others on that solution.
Chris has been a regular contributor to the Journal for several years, and we are proud to announce that he will be joining our staff...
Lightning Creek is one of the famous placer gold streams in the Cariboo district of east-central British Columbia, Canada. It is 445 miles, by highway, north of Vancouver, some 50 miles east of the town of Quesnel (pop. 8,500).
When others saw piles of waste rock at the former LTV Steel Mining property, Brad Gerlach saw opportunity.
A Northern California county is experiencing a renewal in the desirability and subsequent value of an old favorite: Lake County “diamonds.” These stones are not true diamonds, but for generations they have held a special place in the...
I was well on my way in learning about gold prospecting after my successful adventure panning for gold at Coker Creek. It didn’t take me a whole lot of days of panning to decide I needed something better so I could...
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