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Conglomerate Mesa Mineral Exploration Report with Pete Dronkers – FREE

Join Friends of the Inyo and the Conglomerate Mesa Coalition for a virtual (Zoom) evening presentation by Pete Dronkers, author of Conglomerate Mesa Mineral Exploration: Potential Future Mining Scenarios and Impacts. This report is an in-depth analysis of what a large-scale mining operation would look like at Conglomerate Mesa. The report has been peer-reviewed and examines the geology of the region to better characterize the size and scope of a future mine, as well as its potential long-term environmental liabilities, by comparing its geology to similar existing mines in Nevada.  Pete Dronkers has over a decade of experience analyzing the...

July 9-10: CANCELED – Inyo Rock Daisy Campout & Sunrise Hikes with Friends of the Inyo

We regret that this event has been canceled due to the unavailability of our group leaders.  Join Friends of the Inyo for a campout at Conglomerate Mesa and a sunrise hike to see the Inyo Rock Daisy in bloom.  It's a time-sensitive window in July only! We’ll beat the heat by heading out toward the Mesa on Saturday evening, July 9, spending the night, getting up early Sunday morning, July 10, and watching the sunrise on our hike up to see this unique, delicate flower. Space will be very limited to minimize impacts on the blooming Inyo Rock Daisies; therefore,...

July 16-17: CANCELED – Inyo Rock Daisy Campout & Sunrise Hikes with Friends of the Inyo

We regret that this event has been canceled due to the unavailability of our group leaders.  Join Friends of the Inyo for a campout at Conglomerate Mesa and a sunrise hike to see the Inyo Rock Daisy in bloom.  It's a time-sensitive window in July only! We’ll beat the heat by heading out toward the Mesa on Saturday evening, July 16, spending the night, getting up early Sunday morning, July 17, and watching the sunrise on our hike up to see this unique, delicate flower. Space will be very limited to minimize impacts on the blooming Inyo Rock Daisies; therefore,...

Gold Mining 101 – Weds. Evening, June 14

Owens Valley Paiute Shoshone Cultural Center 2300 W Line Street, Bishop, CA, United States

GOLD MINING 101, Weds., June 14, 6:30 - 8 p.m. in Bishop: A FREE workshop offered by Friends of the Inyo, Earthworks, and Great Basin Resource Watch. The aim of this workshop, which will be held at the Owens Valley Paiute Shoshone Cultural Center at 2300 W Line St., in Bishop,  is to discuss how modern gold mining impacts Inyo and Mono Counties amidst a wave of new gold mining projects in our state that threaten local land, air, water and the rights of Indigenous communities. PLEASE NOTE: Seating is limited, so RSVP is required. Click here or on the Event...

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Free Online Evening Event Oct. 4: ‘Island in the Sky’ – Conglomerate Mesa Short Documentary + Panel Discussion

We invite you to join Friends of the Inyo and the Conglomerate Mesa Coalition for a FREE virtual evening presentation of Island in the Sky, a short documentary film followed by a panel discussion. This film looks at the impacts of gold mining on Conglomerate Mesa and takes a look at K2 Gold's most recent proposal. A panel discussion will follow. Our Panelists are: Kathy Jefferson Bancroft, Tribal Historic Preservation Officer, Lone Pine Paiute-Shoshone Tribe Mike Prather, Lone Pine resident. Sierra Club desert activist, Audubon Owens Lake wildlife advocate. Wendy Schneider, Executive Director, Friends of the Inyo Kris Hohag, Organizer,...

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