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Ben had the birthday for the month. He also brought a yummy cake for all to enjoy.
Congratulations to Gerry for winning the monthly nugget.
Thank you to Karen for selling squares for the board drawing.
Thank you to the Snyder family for taking on the door prize responsibility.
There was discussion on which claims were going to get the game cameras. Hopefully, we will be able to stop some of the damage on the claims.
Dick suggested a winter activity would be to go to the museums and courthouse in Telluride and research some of the mining and claims history of the area.
Members Matt and Kim were recognized as having achieved member-in-good-standing status.
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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.