Category Archives: Environment

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 […]

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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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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 […]

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Sun in the Valley, Snow at Stibnite

While it is starting to look and feel like spring around many parts of Idaho, Mr. Winter is still holding on at the Stibnite Gold Project site. We have more than 4 feet of snow on the ground at the site! In fact, the snow levels are similar to what we’ve seen in historical photos […]

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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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Sustainability from the Sun

How solar power is saving thousands of gallons of fuel each year You won’t find many power lines in the hills outside of Yellow Pine – especially ones connected to the power grid. But in 2009, when we started evaluating the historic Stibnite Gold Project site for future mining potential we needed energy. At first, we […]

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Sustainability Report

We have released our 2014 Sustainability Report! Check out our activities for the past year and see how we are caring for the environment at the Stibnite Gold Project site, contributing to the local economy and being an active member of the community. Let us know what you think.

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