SOURCE: Tonogold Resources, Inc.

March 07, 2006 13:29 ET

Tonogold Resources, Inc. Hires Stevens Exploration for Alaskan Operations Management

LA JOLLA, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 7, 2006 -- Tonogold Resources, Inc. (OTC: TNGL) has entered into a consulting agreement with Stevens Exploration Management Corp. to provide the services of Dr. Donald Stevens for project management and geological consulting on the Nyac, Alaska Gold Project.

Dr. Stevens received a B.S. degree in Geology in 1967, a B.S. degree in Chemistry in 1968, and a Ph.D. degree in Geology in 1971, all from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. From late 1970 through 1977, he was District Geologist for Alaska with Cities Service Minerals Corporation. In February 1978, he formed Stevens Exploration Management Corp. for the purpose of providing consulting economic geology and exploration contracting services. Dr. Stevens is a Certified Professional Geologist (7573), a member of the Society of Economic Geologists, the Association of Applied Geochemists, the Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration, Inc., and the Alaska Miners Association.

Past clients include Dome Mines (US) Ltd., Denali Mining Company, Ashton Mining Ltd., Teck Cominco, numerous Alaska native corporations, US Department of Justice, Alaska Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys, US Bureau of Land Management, and many mining companies and individuals.

Jeff Janda, President of Tonogold Resources, commented: "Don Stevens is an icon in the Alaskan exploration community and has extensive experience managing exploration programs. We believe his Alaskan experience and geological insights will maximize the opportunity for a successful exploration season in 2006."

Tonogold Resources, Inc. is a minerals exploration company headquartered in La Jolla, California with gold and silver properties in Alaska and Nevada. Tonogold Resources is the parent company of Prospect Uranium, Inc. For more information on the Company visit their websites at and

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