Category Archives: Wildlife

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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Scrap Metal Cleanup

We are continuing our efforts to restore the site in the historic Stibnite-Yellow Pine Mining District. Our team worked to remove nine tons of metal trash from private land along the county road between Sugar Creek and Hennessy Creek. We cleared out old automobile frames, empty barrels and lids, scraps of corrugated metal roofing and other debris left […]

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2014 Winter Carnivore Survey

Wildlife Ecologist Graham Neale, of Garcia and Associates (GANDA), and Midas Gold recently completed field work on a second winter carnivore survey for wolverine, lynx and fisher. Midas Gold is studying more than 500-square miles of potential habitat areas for these mammals in and around the Stibnite-Yellow Pine Mining District using numerous observation stations that include bait, […]

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