Rockhound's Code of Ethics

I will respect private property and do no Rockhounding without the owner's permission.

I will use no firearms or blasting material in Rockhounding areas.

I will take garbage home or deposit in proper receptacles.

I will leave gates as found.

I will do no willful damage to materials or take more than I can reasonable use.

I will fill excavations which may be dangerous to livestock.

I will build fires in designated places or safe places only, and make sure they are completely extinguished before leaving.

I will not contaminate wells, creeks, or other water supplies.

I will not tamper with signs, structural facilities or equipment.

I will obey all laws and regulations of forestry and game departments in the area in which I am hunting.

I will appreciate and protect our heritage of natural resources and wildlife.

I will always use good outdoor manners.