I will abide by the First Class Miners’ By-Laws at all times.
I will respect other prospectors' claims and will not work those claims without their
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 be thoughtful, considerate, and courteous to those around me at all times.
I will observe all existing laws, whether national, state, or local.
I will be careful with fuels and motor oils and be cognizant of their potential
detrimental effect on the environment.
I will remove and properly dispose of trash and debris that I find; I will not litter.
I will have on site all necessary permits and licenses.
All of us prospectors and metal detectorists
may be judged by the example YOU set!
Please help us to maintain a good image for all who enjoy our sport, lest local and
national governments completely restrict our hobby!