Last Thursday over sixty people showed up to the Plumas County Fairgrounds for an informational event about legacy mines in the Sierra Nevada hosted by a regional nonprofit organization, The Sierra Fund (TSF). The event was presented with the support of the County of Plumas and the California Indian Environmental Alliance.
“We were thrilled to have such a broad range of participants attend the meeting,” said Elizabeth Martin, CEO of The Sierra Fund. “The number of people who attended and the great questions they asked clearly show that folks are interested in our region’s mining history and how it plays into our lives today.”Read More
Suction Dredge Compliance Report (2009)
In 2009, The Sierra Fund (TSF) staff interviewed federal land managers from the Sierra Nevada where recreational suction dredge mining for gold occurred, to learn how regulations of this sort of mining were enforced.Read More