Mining Districts and Community Outreach
December 2016 by Sarah BohmkerYou have made your presence known with the BLM or Forest Service, placed Mining District signs along the entrance points to your district, and found support with other local miners. But how do you gain popular support?
The fire started early October 4, destroying the Bureau of Land Management office on the edge of town within minutes.
Please note that new mining claims filed on or after September 1, 2019, will be subject to the new fee schedule.
• Bill to address Forest Service Travel Management restrictions
• Suction gold dredging challenge finally under way
• EPA nullification bill fails in Idaho
• Another bad bill
- Some mining claim fees increase
- Oregon miners file appeal
- US Fish & Wildlife law enforcement policing powers restrained
- Property rights advocate in running for top BLM spot
- “Draining the swamp” at Interior
• BLM proposed budget asks for funds for mining restrictions
• Oregon bill 838
• California suction gold dredging update
I hope this case inspires some of you. It shows that miners can and do succeed when they are persistent and well-prepared, even when representing themselves against state and federal attorneys in a court of law.
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