Idaho-Maryland Mine—History Restarted
August 2003 by Don RobinsonIt was late October 1850, and, as the story goes, George McKnight was rushing along trying to round up his cows when he stumbled. He was not a happy man as he kicked the fist-sized rock in disgust. The disgust changed quickly to interest...
In the meantime, PLP continues to incur costs associated with several ongoing court cases filed on behalf of the mining community. To contribute to their efforts, we are again offering to add twenty-five cents to every PLP donation made between...
The use of dowsing methods to locate underground minerals and materials has been a rather delicate subject for some time. A certain stigma has been automatically attached to both the methods employed and the persons who use these techniques.
Q: What does MDB&M stand for?
Vertical aerial photographs, a form of remote sensing, are invaluable in the search for mineral deposits, and have been used for 60 years for that purpose.
The current administration is receptive; we believe the time is ripe to push for a return to reasonable regulations and to restore mining to a priority for public lands as long as some new crisis doesn’t take precedent.
The Forest Service is issuing $69,630 in small grants to several rural communities in Nevada to help diversify their economies and wean them from dependency on natural resources.
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