Siskiyou National Forest Update
July 2002 by Tom KitcharFor the past two years, miners in southwest Oregon have been bombarded by one attack on mining after another.
- EPA ends "sue and settle"
- Sage grouse mineral withdrawal cancelled
So let’s dive in and see what I can do to convince you that this is the year you should be out staking your own claims.
• California suction dredgers had better prepare for battle
• Pendley nomination withdrawn but will remain BLM director for now
• Comments needed for Midas Gold project in Idaho
I wanted to become part of the romance of Colorado—to become part of the romance of mining in those majestic mountains. The path ahead of me was much rougher than I anticipated.
When placer miners from the gold rush era began experimenting with the slope of their sluices, they must have pondered the ideal slope for trapping gold in a creek bed too. Logic suggests the same is true for streams...
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