News and Stories

August 7, 2020

Birds and Blossoms Video in Bodie Hills

In collaboration with the Mono Lake Committee, Friends of the Inyo created a video to highlight the plants and wildlife in the Bodie Hills. Although we […]
August 7, 2020

Permanent Protection Campaign Update August 2020

The Conservation partnership continues to focus on achieving permanent protection for the Bodie Hills. EcoFlight recently shot beautiful footage for an updated aerial video. Friends of […]
August 7, 2020

Spring Peak Oceana Gold Delays Project

BHCP members met with the Humboldt-Toiyabe USFS staff to see if more could be done to protect the area where OceanaGold plans exploratory drilling. We raised […]
July 8, 2020

Radius gold shifts focus to Nevada portion of Bodie Hills

Radius Gold withdrew its proposal for exploration on the California side of the Bodie Hills. Mono County informed Friends of the Inyo of the changes in […]
September 9, 2019

New Mining Ordinance Passed by Sante Fe County is the First of its Kind.

There is a new first of its kind, mining ordinance that was passed by Sante Fe County recently. “The room of the county building where the […]
September 9, 2019

Prospecting for Gold in the Bodie Hills…Again

by Lynn Boulton Thar’s gold in them thar hills….well yes, there is. How much, we don’t know. Most of the gold present in the Bodie Hills […]
September 9, 2019

Desert Gold: Part II

By Kim Stringfellow The General Mining Act of 1872 encourages exploration, claiming and mining of valuable mineral deposits by U.S. citizens of “ordinary prudence” within public lands […]
August 15, 2019

Surrounded by White Lupine on Bodie Mountain Hike July 13th 2019

On Sunday July 14th friends of the Bodie Hills Conservation Partnership joined us for a joint hike with the Sierra Club Range of Light Group to […]
August 15, 2019

NEW MINING THREAT in the Bodie Hills

There is a NEW MINING THREAT in the Bodie Hills! We recently learned that another Canadian company, Radius Gold, is proposing mining exploration in the Bodie […]