TREASURE HUNTERíS CODE OF ETHICS
I WILL respect private property and do no treasure hunting without the owner's permission.
I WILL fill all excavations.
I WILL appreciate and protect our heritage of natural resources, wildlife, and private property.
I WILL use thoughtfulness, consideration, and courtesy at all times.
I WILL build fires in designated or safe places only.
I WILL leave gates as found.
I WILL remove and properly dispose of any trash that I find.
I WILL NOT litter.
I WILL NOT destroy property, buildings, or what is left of ghost towns and deserted structures.
I WILL NOT tamper with signs, structural facilities, or equipment.
WEEKEND & SMALL-SCALE MINERíS CODE OF ETHICS
I WILL respect other prospectorís claims and not work those claims without the ownerís permission
I WILL have on-site all necessary permits and licenses
I WILL build fires in designated or safe places only, and in accordance with current State and Federal guidelines
I WILL be careful with fuels and motor oils and be cognizant of their potential destructive effect on the environment
I WILL remove and properly dispose of all trash and debris that I find - I will not litter
I WILL be thoughtful, considerate and courteous to those around me at all time
I WILL appreciate and protect our heritage of natural resources, wildlife, fisheries and private property, and respect all laws or ordinances governing prospecting and mining
I WILL NOT remove stream bank material, destroy natural vegetation or woody debris dams, nor discharge excess silt into the waterways
I WILL NOT refuel motorized equipment in the stream
I WILL NOT allow oil from motorized equipment to drip onto the ground or into the water
I WILL NOT prospect in areas closed to prospecting and mining