• Washington state trying to ban dredging.

    Jan 08, 2015Washington state trying to ban dredging. January 8, 2015. zero comment. Posted below is a post we received from a few of our AMRA supporters. The Representatives were questioned and obviously do not care about their constituents if they aren't politically aligned. This is another attempt to use outright lies and zero science to attack the

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  • Hunt for gold in Washington's waterways dredges up

    Jul 29, 2021Gold fever is alive in the mountains of Washington state, but the use of new machinery in waterways is causing conflict with activists. Local fishermen are pushing for regulations on hydraulic dredging, a method that boosts the efficacy of small-scale mining operations but may cause lasting damage to fish populations in the area.

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  • Hunt for gold in Washington's waterways dredges up

    Jan 26, 2016That leaves Washington as one of just a few Western states to allow dredging in most of its waterways, setting up a key battle between small-scale gold miners MAN: There's a dredge

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  • Gold Prospecting Regulations in WA.

    Gold Prospecting Regulations in WA A Simple Flowchart to Help You Through The Maze! Gold Prospecting Regulations can be bewildering so Udo and I have put together this flowchart which may help you through the maze when you are attempting your first gold prospecting or metal detecting trip.

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  • Chapter 77.55 RCW: CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS IN STATE WATERS

    Sediment dredging or capping actions — Dredging of existing channels and berthing areas — Mitigation not required. 77.55.281: Fishways on certain agricultural drainage facilities. 77.55.331: Hydraulic project approval account. 77.55.341: Department to prepare and distribute information to the public. 77.55.351

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  • Chapter 77.55 RCW: CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS IN STATE WATERS

    Sediment dredging or capping actions — Dredging of existing channels and berthing areas — Mitigation not required. 77.55.281: Fishways on certain agricultural drainage facilities. 77.55.331: Hydraulic project approval account. 77.55.341: Department to prepare and distribute information to the public. 77.55.351

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  • Rules for mineral prospecting and placer mining

    Mineral prospecting and placer mining activities in or near water qualify as hydraulic projects and require a permit (Chapter 77.55 RCW).The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) regulates some of these activities through the Gold and Fish pamphlet.. People who operate within the rules of the Gold and Fish pamphlet do not need to apply for an individual Hydraulic Project Approval

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  • How much gold can prospectors find in Washington's rivers

    Nov 20, 2008Gold prospectors in the state of Washington are up in arms about new restrictions on when they can search for gold. The rules, issued last week, are intended to limit digging and dredging

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  • Washington Gold Maps

    Washington's active gold claims represent less than .6% of all active gold claims in the lower 48 states. When you first open the South Dakota gold map you will see a satellite view of the state with little yellow (lode claims) and orange (placer claims) clusters throughout the west-southwest part of the state.

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  • Gold Prospecting in Washington. Finding Gold Panning in WA

    There are lots of gold mining opportunities in Washington state. Fine placer gold can be found in the Columbia River and its tributaries, as well as numerous creeks and rivers west of the Cascades. Panning for gold is a great way to find gold, or you can step up to a sluice or dredge and move some material.

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  • Gold Dredges

    Proline 2 inch Gold Dredge. $1,695. Powered by a quiet running 4 stroke 2.5 HP Honda engine driving a 100+ GPM HP100 pump, Proline's 2″ gold dredge has all the power you'd want in a highly portable unit. The HP100 pump features a flusher port for running a hose and

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  • Hunt for gold in Washington's waterways dredges up

    Jul 29, 2021Gold fever is alive in the mountains of Washington state, but the use of new machinery in waterways is causing conflict with activists. Local fishermen are pushing for regulations on hydraulic dredging, a method that boosts the efficacy of small-scale mining operations but may cause lasting damage to fish populations in the area.

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  • SOS: Gold dredging hurts Washington streams

    By Brad ThrossellSep 13, 20195 to read

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  • Gold Dredges

    Proline 2 inch Gold Dredge. $1,695. Powered by a quiet running 4 stroke 2.5 HP Honda engine driving a 100+ GPM HP100 pump, Proline's 2″ gold dredge has all the power you'd want in a highly portable unit. The HP100 pump features a flusher port for running a hose and

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  • Washington state finalizes suction dredge mining rules

    May 14, 2021Washington state finalizes suction dredge mining rules. This guest post is from Kim McDonald, who is the founder of Fish Not Gold, which advocated for regulatory reform on motorized mining in Washington State. Kim is a trained forester, working with clients in the Pacific Northwest on restoration of dry land forest landscapes and riparian areas.

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  • Gold Prospecting in Washington. Finding Gold Panning in WA

    Apr 5, 2020 - There are lots of gold mining opportunities in Washington state. Fine placer gold can be found in the Columbia River and its tributaries, as well as numerous creeks and rivers west of the Cascades. Panning for gold is a great way to find gold, or you can step up to a sluice or dredge and move some material.

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  • Chapter 77.55 RCW: CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS IN STATE WATERS

    Sediment dredging or capping actions — Dredging of existing channels and berthing areas — Mitigation not required. 77.55.281: Fishways on certain agricultural drainage facilities. 77.55.331: Hydraulic project approval account. 77.55.341: Department to prepare and distribute information to the public. 77.55.351

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  • West Coast Mining Supply Inc.

    West Coast Mining Supply Carries A Large Selection Of Metal Detectors, Dredges, Highbankers, Rock Tumblers, Gold Pans, Classifiers, Paydirt. We Have Been Supplying The Bremerton Washington Area Since 2016. Call 360-373-0347 For More Information

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  • QAPP

    scale gold dredges operating on the Similkameen River, a tributary to the Okanogan River in North Central Washington State. The metals of interest are arsenic, copper, lead, and zinc. Approximately 70 samples of dredge effluents, the dredge plume, and ambient river water will be collected.

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  • Dredging

    Dredging is a critical activity that affects the lives of nearly every Washington State citizen and visitor. The Dredged Material Management Program (DMMP) represents a coordinated multi-agency approach to management of dredged materials in the state of Washington. The cooperating agencies include the Washington State Department of Natural Resources

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  • How to Find Abandoned Gold Mines in Washington

    May 23, 2018As a former Gold Rush hotspot, Washington has a surplus of old gold mines just waiting to be explored. However, unlike in the olden days, gold mining today is

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  • Washington bans suction dredging in habitat critical for

    Mar 05, 2020Washington lawmakers have banned suction dredge mining in critical habitat areas for endangered salmon, steelhead or bull trout. As the Inlander reported a few weeks

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  • Washington State's New Law Restricting Motorized Mining In

    Jun 18, 2020Suction dredge mining is a type of recreational gold mining that uses a motorized or non-motorized vacuum to suck up the bottom of rivers and streams to look for gold. This type of mining can kill young fish and eggs, and disturb spawning gravel for salmon. Oregon banned suction dredging in some state waters in 2018.

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  • How much gold can prospectors find in Washington's rivers

    Nov 20, 2008Gold prospectors in the state of Washington are up in arms about new restrictions on when they can search for gold. The rules, issued last week, are intended to limit digging and dredging

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  • Whatcom County, Washington. Gold Prospecting

    Whatcom County, Washington. Gold Prospecting. Gold Fever. Yes, there are allot of rules for gold panning to dredging. The rules mostly protect the fish habitat. The main ones are fill in your holes, do not dig on unstable slopes and no trespassing. It is also a good idea to view and or print a copy of the Gold

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  • Washington should join West Coast in banning harmful hobby

    Feb 04, 2020Prominent among them is the pressing need for lawmakers to join every other West Coast state in implementing common sense measures to end destructive suction-dredge gold

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  • Effects of Small

    2004 Gold Dredging Season ..14 Table 6. Metals Concentrations in Effluent Samples from Gold Dredges Operating prospecting leases from the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR). It is difficult to quantify the actual amount of dredging that occurs. The Ecology Central Regional

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  • Gold Prospecting Streams

    Placer gold occurs in many streams that drain the Blue and Wallowa Mountains. One of the most productive placer districts in this area is in the vicinity of Sumpter, on the upper Powder River. The Burnt River and its tributaries have yielded gold. Farther to the west, placer mining (particularly dredging) has been carried on for many years in

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  • Washington Gold

    The Liberty Mining District in the Central Cascades of Washington State has consistently produced gold. The first discovery was in the late 1800′s, and over the years the area has seen everything from hard rock mining to bucket line dredges. Currently removed from active claiming, the area is open to anyone who wants to give prospecting a try.

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  • 34 Gold Panning In Washington Map

    Mar 21, 2020Gold in the sand and gravel in the streambed can be recovered by panning. Gold panning in washington map. A collection of 5 large maps covering the entire state of washington. Most of the gold in the state is only found as. Gold in washington gold maps for gold panning metal detecting and prospecting with over 2000 gold sites.

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  • Gold and Platinum Nugget Strike on the Salmon River

    We recovered 4 or 5 nice gold nuggets on the 6th day, the largest being 1/4-ounce. There was lots of excitement and team-pride at what we had accomplished. Scott Langston proudly holds the week's 2.5 ounces recovery from the dredging project. Dave Mack and Eve Kihn take a moment from the training to smile for the camera.

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  • Hunt for gold in Washington's waterways dredges up

    Jul 29, 2021Gold fever is alive in the mountains of Washington state, but the use of new machinery in waterways is causing conflict with activists. Local fishermen are pushing for regulations on hydraulic dredging, a method that boosts the efficacy of small-scale mining operations but may cause lasting damage to fish populations in the area.

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