THIS IS SOME GOOD NEWS FOR THE BLACK HILLS AND THOSE FEDERAL LANDS WITHIN THE RAPID CREEK WATERSHED, BUT THE FIGHT IS STILL NOT OVER!!!! Today, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the USDA Forest Service announced a proposal to protect cultural and natural resources in the Pactola Reservoir - Rapid Creek Watershed, including … Continue reading HEADS UP! Mining Impact Study can protect Rapid Creek Watershed
U.S. Forest Service Green Lights F3 Gold! Objections Due in 45 Days
The US Forest Service posted a Notice on Friday, July 8, 2022, in the Rapid City Journal. The notice marked the release of the Draft Decision on the proposed gold exploration by F3 Gold of Minneapolis in the Jenny Gulch area, less than a mile from Pactola Reservoir. Other documents that were released are: the … Continue reading U.S. Forest Service Green Lights F3 Gold! Objections Due in 45 Days
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
MINING COMPANIES RUSHING INTO BLACK HILLS
Cleopatra Creek in the northern Black Hills in Nov 2021 - Photo by Miana Fay
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!