Recreational Miner’s Code of Ethics
I WILL Respect other prospector’s claims or diggings, and will not work those areas without their permission.
I WILL carry with me all necessary permits or claim papers and identification and display when asked.
I WILL be thoughtful, considerate and courteous to those around me at all times.
I WILL practice EXTREME caution when building fires where permitted, and will thoroughly
douse any fires built.
I WILL pack out what I pack in, and properly dispose of all trash and debris that I find.
I WILL protect the environment around me while prospecting or metal detecting.
I WILL fill in ALL holes I dig, weather for mining or for metal detecting.
(Unless it is in an area that is under a different Plan of Operation.)
I WILL leave the area in a better condition than what I found it.
I WILL not prospecting in areas closed to prospecting and mining.
I WILL support and follow the 1872 mining laws.
I WILL actively practice the motto of “ Respectful of the Land and Others ”