TITLE

Hobby miners flock to public streams

AUTHOR(S)
Preusch, Matthew
PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
High Country News;5/1/2006, Vol. 38 Issue 8, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the recreational activity of a group of mining hobbyist in Oregon. The enthusiastic group spends their weekends and outdoors in knee-deep remote streams and creeks trushing and dredging for tiny traces of gold. Local environmentalists in Siskiyou region, their mining hotspot, claimed that these dredgers damaged the waterways and the most sensitive parts of the stream. The effects of in-stream mining has made the group to file a suit against the agency. Moreover, the number of dredgers are increasing and conservationalists will certainly stir up.
ACCESSION #
21184791

 

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