California State Gold Panning Championships
October 2015 by Don RobinsonThis year’s 2015 California State Gold Panning Championships were wild and hectic.
The one legal entity that can change the game and provide a path and template to protect landowners and public land users across the United States is the miner.
My interest in gold mining began with a few friends who, knowing that I was a chemist by trade (never mind that I am a biochemist), interrogated me every day at the gringo coffee shop in San Jose, Costa Rica.
• Helium, going up, up and away...
• By the numbers...
• Unsustainable regulations...
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Each year the World Gold Panning Association (WGPA) holds a world championship in one of the twenty countries that are members. The decision as to where to hold each championship involves many factors...
The widespread gold and base metal mineralization supports that many significant lode deposits remain to be discovered.
• Comment period extended for frog habitat
• Tennessee permits for gold prospecting
• California dredging injunction and restraining order hearing
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