Picks & Pans: Dredging on the Arkansas
February 2001 by Leonard LeeperI had been looking forward to this trip since last year when the annual trip had rewarded me with a ¾-pennyweight nugget.
• Assembly Bill 1032
• Forest Service tries to rewrite Mining Law
• California seeks comments from dredgers
• Support PLP efforts
Robert Sanregret—Attorney at Law
Western Mining Council
National Association of Mining Districts
On Saturday, January 27, 2007, six of us began a trip to Pickering Bar on the North Fork of the American River. It was 7:30 am and we had our engines running to begin the first leg of our two and a half hour trip to get there.
...rising inflation has been perhaps the greatest single positive influence during past golden bull markets, and the fires of inflation, particularly those driven by rising food prices, do appear to be glowing ever brighter.
The father-son duo spent years combing this bit of Pennsylvania wilderness with high-end metal detectors, drills and other tools to prospect for a fabled cache of Civil War gold.
“The goal is to get the rights of suction gold dredgers restored prior to the next dredging season,” stated PLP president Jerry Hobbs.
Several Arizona lawmakers and Utah ranchers filed suit against the federal government over the creation of a national monument in northern Arizona.
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