Category Archives: Environment

ASK MIDAS: HOW DO YOU SET MONEY ASIDE FOR RECLAMATION?

Midas Gold Idaho wants to keep the community informed about the work we are doing at the Stibnite Gold Project site. The Ask Midas blog series gives the experts in our company a chance to answer some of the community’s most frequently asked questions and helps clear up any misconceptions around the project.  Midas Gold is […]

Read More →

Drilling Down on Safety

Midas Gold has been exploring the Stibnite Gold Project site since 2009. Our exploration work has included an extensive drilling program. This has allowed us to better understand what type of minerals exist at the site and in what quantities. More recently, we’ve used drilling to understand the geotechnical structure of the soil and underlying […]

Read More →

Planting Trees and Building Community

The trees near the Stibnite Gold Project site have seen and been subjected to a lot over the years. Many were cut down and used to construct early mining facilities and homes for people working at the site. More recently, forest fires have ripped through hillsides around the site destroying the trees. Midas Gold is […]

Read More →

Help Shape the Future of the Stibnite Gold Project

Your Opinion Will Help Shape the Future of the Stibnite Gold Project The Stibnite Gold Project  is being evaluated through the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) by the U.S. Forest Service and other federal agencies. Public input is critical to the permitting process and there are two formal opportunities for you to comment. The first […]

Read More →

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 […]

Read More →

The Problem with Blowout Creek & How We Plan to Fix It

Historical mining activity left its mark on the Stibnite Gold Project site, and not in a good way. You can see it by the lack of topsoil in the area, the absence of fish past the Yellow Pine Pit and, in the spring, it is particularly evident in the quality of the water in Meadow […]

Read More →

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 […]

Read More →

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 […]

Read More →

Midas Gold Submits Plan of Restoration and Operations for Stibnite Gold Project

Midas Gold and its team of professionals and experts have spent the last five years studying the Stibnite Gold Project site – searching for minerals, considering our options as to how to most safely redevelop the site, learning about the state of the environment and working closely with residents and businesses in Valley County. We’ve […]

Read More →