Stuhini Commences Airborne Geophysical Surveys at its Que and Ruby Creek Projects
Vancouver, British Columbia -- Stuhini Exploration Ltd. (the “Company” or “Stuhini”) (TSX-V: STU) is pleased to report that it has commenced a Skytem airborne geophysical survey on selected portions of its 4,243 hectare Que Project in the Yukon Territory. Once this survey is complete, weather permitting, the company plans to mobilize the SkyTEM crew to its nearby 26,735 hectare Ruby Creek project in Atlin BC to conduct the same survey on selected portions of the Ruby Creek tenures.
Dave O’Brien, President & CEO commented: “Planning this year’s exploration program, with the pandemic and it’s ramifications, has obviously been a dynamic process with extraordinary unforeseen logistical considerations as first and foremost is always the health, safety and well-being of our exploration teams and the communities in which we will reside while conducting exploration. Stuhini would like to thank the SkyTEM team for their cooperation and flexibility regarding strict Yukon Territory covid protocol thus allowing our planned program to go ahead in light of the pandemic and the challenges it has provided. Their teams have spent 14 days in isolation at Johnsons crossing strictly adhering to mandatory covid protocols before commencing these SkyTEM surveys.”
These geophysical surveys arethe first component ofthis year’s plannedexplorationprogram, to be followed up with a ground program.The Companies 100% owned Metla Project will not be the target of a geophysical program this upcoming season because such a program has already been conductedin 2018.Results of this 2018 Metla geophysical program can be found in the Company’s NI43-101 Technical Reportdated February 20th, 2018 and filed on Sedar atwww.sedar.com.
The Qualified person under National Instrument 43-101 for this news release is Andrew Wilkins, P. Geo., who has reviewed and approved its contents.
About Stuhini Exploration Ltd.:
Stuhini is a mineral exploration company focused on the exploration and development of precious and base metals properties in western Canada with its focus on the Metla Property located in northwestern British Columbia approximately 150 kilometres south of the town of Atlin, the Ruby Creek Property located approximately 24 km east of Atlin British Columbia and the Que Project located approximately 70km north of Johnsons Crossing in theYukon Territory.