Open Year Round and Most Holidays 8: What should I wear? When going to either mine site, we recommend that you wear old clothes, sturdy shoes and gloves. Keep in mind that the red clay can stain clothing. What tools should I bring? We can loan you buckets, garden type trowels, cultivators and pry bars for a refundable deposit.
Or you are welcome to bring your own tools if you wish.
“I dig Camping at Crystal Grove Diamond Mine & Campground.”
If bringing hammers — be sure to include eye protection. What else should I bring? Other items that you might bring are hats, sunscreen, and bug spray. Replanting of tree seedlings to renew the land to its natural state after original trees have been harvested, damaged by weather or removed for mining.
Over the past 32 years, Wegner has planted overtrees and is a member of the Tree Farm Association.
The picture above is located at the entrance to Wegner Crystal Mines. Several governmental programs were utilized to supply planting information, provide trees, and help pay for the labor to plant them.
This practice encourages wildlife to reside on our property and flourish. Reforestation or planting trees is exceptionally eco friendly and can be done by anyone, almost anywhere. It is considered to be the best way to become carbon neutral. Arkansas Forestry Conservation supplied information and trees.
Soil and Water Conservation provided cost-sharing for the planting labor. The conversion of wind energy into a useful form of energy such as using wind turbines to make electricity. The photo below shows Richard Wegner, without a hardhat and Mike Wallace rear right along with other Entergy employees. Mike is our Entergy engineer.