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Eagle Plains Resources Ltd.
TSX VENTURE : EPL
OTC Bulletin Board : EGPLF

Eagle Plains Resources Ltd.

April 04, 2006 08:30 ET

Eagle Plains Resources Benchmark Research Coverage To Be Initiated By Investrend Research

NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK--(CCNMatthews - April 4, 2006) - (Investrend Research Syndicate) Eagle Plains Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:EPL)(OTCBB:EGPLF) has enrolled in the unique shareholder empowerment platform administered by Investrend Communications, Inc., a provider of financial intelligence programs.

Benchmark research coverage will be initiated by an Investrend Research analyst to be assigned in the next few days. Investrend Research is located on the web at http://www.investrendresearch.com.

Eagle Plains Resources controls over 35 gold, base metal and uranium projects in western Canada, some of which are joint-ventured with third parties including NovaGold Inc. (AMEX: NG; TSX: NG), Alexco Resource Corp. (TSX: AXR) and Blind Creek Resources. These agreements expose Eagle Plains to over $8,000,000 in exploration expenditures over the next five years. EPL continues to conduct research, acquisition and exploration of projects in western Canada.

Operating since 1994, Eagle Plains Resources has acquired 38 properties, some with significant exploration work conducted by previous owners. Of the 38 properties, 3 contain existing NI 43-101 qualified Inferred resources, most notably it's most advanced project, Copper Canyon, which is adjacent NovaGold's Galore Creek.

EPL recently announced tentative dates for executing a proposal to spin-off of the Copper Canyon project which will result in a share split on a 1 to 1 basis.

In recent years, Eagle Plains has completed option agreements with Billiton Metals, Rio Algom Exploration, Kennecott Exploration, Viceroy Resource Corp. and numerous other junior exploration companies, resulting in over 30,000m (100,000') of drilling and over $9,000,000 in exploration spending on its projects since 1998. During 2005 alone, Eagle Plains has seen over 11,900m (39,000') of diamond drilling on its properties and plans similar levels of exploration activity for the upcoming 2006 field season.

The company's website is at http://www.eagleplains.com

Investrend Research has been the leading independent equity research publishing and distribution program since 1996, with over 75 qualified professional analysts posting more than 1,000 reports to date. Anyone may enroll a company in the Investrend platforms. Enrollment fees for the Benchmark research platform are $24,800, which is being paid by the company. Analysts are paid in advance for their initial reports by Investrend Research to limit or eliminate pecuniary interests, and no one associated with the program may own or trade in the equities of companies under coverage.

Complete information is available at the company's InvestorPower page at www.investrend.com/company/list.asp?sPathParam=yes. Investors are advised to read disclosures carefully before trading in the equities of any enrolled company.

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