Picks & Pans: The Gold of "Eldorado Canyon"—Mariposa County, California
June 2002 by Gary BaldridgeFirst, let me say that Eldorado Canyon is what we call this area, but it’s not the real name. It’s a piece of private property where we have permission to metal detect; I do not want to start another gold rush! The property is located in Mariposa County...
The Idaho Supreme Court agreed on November 30 to reconsider its controversial split decision to award the federal government the rights to all unappropriated Salmon River water flowing through three central Idaho wilderness areas.
Each specimen is carefully examined to determine if it would be beneficial or not to use an acid treatment to reveal more of the gold.
A number of crevices were still waiting to be cleaned out. A lot of the gold remaining in the pit was very fine sized, but a few small nuggets were also recovered.
Seldom, if ever, have we witnessed as much financial upheaval or as rapid a change in sentiment as we saw in the first two trading days of the year...
The petition seeks specific changes to existing Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management regulations to restore the intent of Congress and federal preemption.
Senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell (R-Colorado) sponsored the Federal Agency Compliance Act (S-1166) in the 105th Congress to prevent bureaucrats from abusing their office by ignoring federal case law. This legislation apparently failed, but is still needed. During the Clinton administration, Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt illegally directed the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to...
Eleven year old Josh Evans’ words said it for all of us at the rally: “Finding gold is really fun!”
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