Metal Detecting Code of Ethics

Metal Detecting Code of Ethics

Metal Detecting Code of Ethics & Moral Obligations


 

The following is the metal detecting code of ethics and moral obligations.

 

  • I Will leave gates as they were found.
  • I Will Not contaminate wells, creeks, or other water supplies.
  • I Will fill all excavations that are made while treasure hunting.
  • I Will Not tamper with signs, structural facilities or equipment.
  • I Will use thoughtfulness, consideration and courtesy at all times.
  • I Will protect my hobby, and always act as a goodwill ambassador.
  • I Will respect private property and will not treasure hunt without the owner’s permission.
  • I Will appreciate and protect our heritage of natural resources, wildlife, and private property.
  • I Will Not litter and will pick up any trash that I dig up or find on the ground while treasure hunting.
  • I Will Not destroy private property, buildings, or what is left of ghost towns and deserted structures.

 

Be polite and informative to those who inquire about your hobby – you are an ambassador of this pastime we want to protect and we will be judged by how you act and respond.