Placer Mining Tool Kit for Alberta, Alberta Government
The Gold Prospectors Forum http://www.thegoldprospectorsforum.ca
Gold and Platinum Exploration (Canadian Gold Prospectors Forum) http://www.gpex.ca
(Link to Forum located at bottom)
Gold Prospectors Association of America http://www.goldprospectors.org/
The Gold Prospectors Association of America (GPAA) is an organization dedicated to finding and mining gold
on a small or recreational scale. It has gold claims across America and members can work the claims for a yearly fee. The club is headquartered in Temecula, California. Most, if not all GPAA, activities are in the United States and Canada. The organization was founded in 1968 "to preserve and promote the great heritage of the North American Prospector."[ The association opposes mining methods that harm the environment and is against anti-prospecting bureaucracy. As of 2007,
the GPAA is an independent company. The company stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange.
The Canadian National Gold Panners Association http://www.goldpanners.ca/index.htm
The Canadian National Goldpanners Association, dedicated to the history and sport of Gold panning in Canada. Their Vision is that
all people learn about and appreciate the role that gold panning played in Canadian history. That people will strive to protect and pass on this valuable heritage to future generations.
Their Mission is to assist
organizations and individuals in promoting goldpanning by making visible the role that gold panning played in the history of Canada.
Their Goal is to collect and disseminate information and resources by correlating
the efforts of goldpanning organizations across Canada.