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Upcoming EventsFeb9Sat9:00 am 2019 Red Mountain Mining Distric... @ County Road 312019 Red Mountain Mining Distric... @ County Road 31Feb 9 @ 9:00 am – 1:30 pmA fun, guided tour to Yankee Girl Mine with the Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership and the Ouray County Historical Society Who can come: Everyone of all ages, as long as parents accompany children. Registration is required; releases … Continue reading →
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Projects use creative techniques to mitigate mine pollution by Tori Sheets firstname.lastname@example.org Sneffels Creek will run more clearly after completion of a bank stabilization project designed to divert the creek away from mine tailings at the abandoned Atlas Mill. The mill … Continue reading
Register NOW for the 2016 San Juan Mining & Reclamation Conference in Durango and Silverton on Aug. 3-5. Come for one day or two or the whole event! Go to http://www.mountainstudies.org/sjmrc/ Download the 2016 SJMRC Poster, share and post, please. The registration … Continue reading
No protection for Good Samaritans just yet By Tori Sheets, email@example.com Abandoned mines will not clean themselves, but neither will third party groups when they can be held responsible for the environmental damage given off by the mines as soon as they start cleaning them. … Continue reading
Winter mining tour explores high-country history Ski/snowshoe tour is Jan. 30, south of Ouray By STEPHEN ELLIOTT, Staff Reporter When many of the mines of Ouray County and the San Juan Mountains were still in operation, hardy miners often spent months enduring not only the harsh conditions … Continue reading