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President Brandon, was absent so Vice President Lester conducted the meeting.
Happy Birthday to Ben
There was no door prize drawing.
Stephanie Connolly, BLM Southwest District Manager, and Elizabeth Dawson were present to Introduce themselves and take questions from the group.
The club outing/picnic set for the 21st and 22nd was discussed. The location had to be changed due to a large group using the campground we had originally planned.
Elections of officers for the next 2 years was held. New officers are Dick Steele, President; Doug Molone, Vice President; Ben Crain, Secretary; and Ilene Lewis, Treasurer.
See you next month!
Western Colorado Chapter of Gold Prospectors Association of America
115 West Main
63579 Spring Creek Rd #12
Montrose, CO 81403
The Official GPAA of Western Colorado Gold Prospectors
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MINER'S CODE OF ETHICS
I will have on site all necessary permits and licenses.
I will not prospect in areas closed to prospecting and mining.
I will respect other prospectors' claims and not work claims without owners' permission.
I will fill in my prospecting holes.
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 only build fires in designated or safe places and in accordane with current federal,
state, and local guideline.
I will be careful with fuels and motor oils and be cognizant of their potential destructive
effect on the environment.
I will not refuel motorized equipment in the stream and will not allow oil form motorized
equipment to drip onto or into the water.
I will remove and properly dispose of trash and debris that I find.
I will not remove stream bank material, destroy natural vegetation or woody debris dams, nor discharge excess silt into the waterways.