Washington Gold Miners Receive Ecology Award
June 2008 by David KnowlenRepresentatives from Washington State’s independent, small-scale gold mining community recently accepted an award and a message of gratitude from the leader of the State’s Department of Ecology.
It was down deeper than I expected for surface trash. It wasn't until I was down six inches that the target screamed from my scoop.
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