Category Archives: Sustainability

Why we plant Lodgepole Pine trees

Someone recently asked us why we plant Lodgepole Pine at the site instead of Ponderosa Pine. Here is the exact question: “Why would you plant Lodgepole Pine instead of Ponderosa Pine? Lodgepole Pine require fire to regenerate as their cones only open at 120°, and Ponderosa cones open when they dry out at room temperature.”  […]

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2013 Sustainability Report

  Midas Gold has released our second annual Sustainability Report providing an update on our progress in 2013. The report assesses our activity in five key areas – Safety & Health, Conservation Management, Energy & Waste Management, Community and Economic Sustainability. Midas Gold values communication and collaboration with our stakeholders. We hope you find the […]

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Silver Dollar Grill, Yellow Pine, ID

We are excited to announce we are partnering with the Silver Dollar Grill in Yellow Pine to help them with their sustainability efforts. Upon the request of Midas Gold, the Silver Dollar Grill, owned by Steve and Susan Holloway, recently started using paper, disposable food and drink containers for their to go customers. These containers are biodegradable […]

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Tree Planting on Site

Midas Gold is always working to maintain a high standard of conservation and land reclamation. As part of our commitment to reclaim land that was not reclaimed by previous generations of miners, and to reclaim new exploration drill sites, Midas Gold just planted trees. A LOT OF TREES! The photos below show one of our valued local contractors, Anderson […]

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Adopt-A-Highway

Midas Gold has adopted a two-mile stretch of Idaho Highway 55, miles 113 and  114 in the Cascade city limits to be exact. We held our first cleanup day on October 30. Our geologic staff in Lake Fork and COO Bob Barnes collected about 20 bags of trash and other assorted debris in just three hours. […]

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