A Must Read: An Excellent Piece on the Second Gold Rush in the Black Hills by Dr. Jarding

Dr. Lilias Jarding has written an excellent piece on the history of gold mining, and the current gold rush, in addition to uranium and rare earths mining issues that is happening now in the Black Hills, published by the SD Standard Now (Much appreciated!) Lilias writes: As of the end of January, 148,000 acres of the Black … Continue reading A Must Read: An Excellent Piece on the Second Gold Rush in the Black Hills by Dr. Jarding

DRAFT HARD ROCK MINING ORDINANCE TO BE HEARD AT SPECIAL MEETING

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 9 - SPECIAL MEETING ON DRAFT HARD ROCK MINING ORDINANCE WITH THE PENNINGTON COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION BEGINNING AT 5:00 PM MOUNTAIN – PENNINGTON COUNTY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING, 130 Kansas City St., Rapid City, SD. Come and show that you are concerned about potential gold and other mining in Pennington County. This event is really … Continue reading DRAFT HARD ROCK MINING ORDINANCE TO BE HEARD AT SPECIAL MEETING

SLEIGHT OF HAND – OR SOMETHING ABOUT THE NATURE OF MINING COMPANY PROPAGANDA

The heading is “F3 Gold’s Water Stewardship Plan” for the project they propose by the intake to Pactola Reservoir, the Jenny Gulch gold project. There is, of course, no “stewardship” when land is mined – the land and water are destroyed. But let’s look more closely at their plan, which includes five points. POINT ONE: … Continue reading SLEIGHT OF HAND – OR SOMETHING ABOUT THE NATURE OF MINING COMPANY PROPAGANDA

Watch our Magical Float in Action at the Festival of Lights Parade!

Join us to watch our magical float in action -- A Water Protection Extravaganza! Saturday Night, Nov. 27 beginning at 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM in Downtown Rapid City. We're excited to announce that the Rapid City Festival of Lights Parade is a GO this year (finally) and we'll be there with Mni, the white … Continue reading Watch our Magical Float in Action at the Festival of Lights Parade!

“Selfie with Smokey Bear Challenge”

Save Jenny Gulch - Protect Rapid Creek Take on this Challenge for your chance to win a prize. Information of how to participate is in the photo slides below. You can also Email your comments in by Oct. 22 at 11:59 PM Mountain to:comments-rocky-mountain-black-hills-mystic@usda.gov Include “F3 Jenny Gulch Gold Exploration Project” in the subject line. … Continue reading “Selfie with Smokey Bear Challenge”