News and Updates

Daily Updated Fire Regulations (Mineral Entry States)

Daily Updated Fire Regulations (Mineral Entry States)

Understanding fire restrictions. Fire restrictions are classified in stages. Below is a list of the Federally and State used Stage Restrictions.

Thursday, May 26, 2022   •   Views: (1085)

Crisson Gold Mine Robbery: Reward Increased

Crisson Gold Mine Robbery: Reward Increased

The hunt continues for suspects in the armed robbery of Crisson Gold Mine in Dahlonega, Georgia. The reward for any information leading to the arrest of the suspects has been increased to $10,000.

Thursday, March 31, 2022   •   Views: (2546)

ACTION ALERT: Fire Restrictions & Closures (July 2021)

ACTION ALERT: Fire Restrictions & Closures (July 2021)

Information on current state restrictions due to potential fires

As many of you already know, much of the Western United States is experiencing a serious heatwave and drought conditions that is sounding the alarm for wildfires in the region. Below you will find a listing of information by states affected and restrictions imposed by the state.

Thursday, July 1, 2021   •   Views: (7002)

An Update To GPAA Members RE: COVID-19

An Update To GPAA Members RE: COVID-19

GPAA Claims are located on federal BLM and USFS land. At this time, only developed property and campgrounds have been closed in certain states. Access to GPAA claims has not been impacted, and if your local guidelines permit, you are free to continue prospecting as long as you are following the CDC guidelines to slow the spread of the virus. This includes practicing social distancing, and not being in groups of more than 10 people.

Monday, March 30, 2020   •   Views: (13363)

BLM Fee Increase for new claim filing and yearly maintenance fees

BLM Fee Increase for new claim filing and yearly maintenance fees

New fee structure adopted 7/1/2019 pertains to all BLM administered land claims

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is issuing this final rule to make statutorily required adjustments to its location and maintenance fees for unpatented mining claims, mill sites, and tunnel sites. These adjustments reflect changes in the Consumer Price Index (CPI), which is published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Thursday, July 18, 2019   •   Views: (7439)

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