Category Archives: Education

The Rufous Hummingbird

This is the third installment of our special hummingbird series with in-house hummingbird expert, Ken Assmus.  If you want more fun facts, expert advice and stunning photos scroll through our recent blog posts!  The Rufous hummingbird has officially been spotted in Idaho during its northwest migration. It is the second species of hummingbirds to make […]

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The Calliope Hummingbird

Weighing in at 2.5 grams (smaller than a U.S. dime), Calliope Hummingbirds have made it to Idaho on their long migration from Mexico to Canada. Have you spotted one yet? As a bird enthusiast, I eagerly await the arrival of the Calliope Hummingbirds in the Pacific Northwest each spring. Weighing 2.5 grams (that is smaller […]

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It is Hummingbird Season

Midas is excited to present our Hummingbird Special Series with in-house hummingbird expert, Ken Assmus.  Through this series, we will share fun facts, expert advice, fascinating photos, and more. So if you are as captivated by these amazing little creatures as we are, stay tuned!  Many people across the Pacific Northwest will begin seeing hummingbirds […]

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Join us at the Stibnite Gold Project site

The Stibnite Gold Project site has played an important role in Idaho’s history – it even helped Americans with the war effort during World War II. This summer, we want you to come and see this historic site for yourself. Every summer, when the weather is warm enough, we invite community members to come and […]

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Student learns leadership by getting outside

At Midas Gold, we want to see the students in Valley County realize and achieve their dreams. We believe education is a crucial element to their future success. So every year, we select deserving students from McCall Donnelly High School, Heartland High School, Cascade High School, Meadows Valley High School and Lapwai High School and […]

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Midas Gold Adopts a Reading Program

The reading programs at Cascade Elementary School are going to the dogs. And in this case, it is a very good thing for students. To encourage young students and help make reading fun, the elementary school developed the Puppy Pound Program. In the program, first grade students have the ability to adopt a stuffed animal […]

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2015 Sustainability Report

Restoring the historic Stibnite mining district through renewed mining efforts seems closer than ever before. We are excited to share our progress with you in our 2015 Sustainability Report. This report is part of our ongoing commitment to transparency and keeping the community informed about our work at Stibnite. In 2015, we formed new partnerships that […]

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Students Plant Trees and Help Restore the Site

Every year, Midas Gold plants thousands of trees at the Stibnite Gold Project site as part of our ongoing reclamation efforts. Recently, we asked a group of students from Cascade High School if they would like to help us plant trees and raise money for their school in the process. Thirty-two students in the environmental […]

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Idaho Museum of Mining and Geology 2015 Rock Party

For a second year in a row, Midas Gold was happy to join the Idaho Museum of Mining & Geology’s “Rocky Party” at the Old Penitentiary.  Midas Gold employees hosted a hands-on fossil hunt for the kids. Aspiring geologists searched for fossilized shark teeth, coral, bat ray mouth plates and other treasures.  

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