Friendly Metal Detecting Forums   River Team 6 Metal Detectors
List all sponsors

Go Back   Friendly Metal Detecting Forums > Metal Detecting > Research and Getting Permission

Reply
  
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 09-03-2008, 11:26 AM
BigKyle's Avatar
BigKyle BigKyle is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Brooklyn, CT
Posts: 63
Thumbs up E-mailed State of CT state parks and got a good answer!!

Heu guys i how an e-mail to the people incharge of the state parks for CT, asking if i required a permit there, i checked my email today to get this reply:

Code:
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
BUREAU OF OUTDOOR RECREATION, STATE PARKS DIVISION


POLICY/PROCEDURE #312                               October 31, 2002
				      Revised 3/4/08

SUBJECT:  METAL DETECTION - COLLECTING GUIDELINES




SECTION INDEX:    I.  USE OF METAL DETECTION DEVICES

I.    USE OF METAL DETECTION DEVICES

	The use of metal detection devices is permitted on land under the jurisdiction of the Department of Environmental Protection under the following conditions:

	1.  The activity shall be limited to surface collection except at beach areas where digging is permitted in sand areas devoid of vegetation.  However no collecting or digging will be allowed in areas of sand dunes adjoining the beach area proper.  Digging must be done by hand with all motorized devices prohibited.  All holes dug must be refilled immediately before the collector leaves the site.

	2.	The use of metal detection devices will only be permitted when the beach is not being used by the public for other purposes.

	3.	Persons using a metal detector are required to use a trash apron to store all materials found.  The collector may retain articles found, except items of a personal nature such as jewelry and watches, which must be turned into the manager in charge.  Any material the collector does not wish to retain shall be placed in a waste receptacle.

	4.	No specific permit is required at this time.

	5.	Staff may close any area to this activity for purposes of maintaining visitor safety and/or preserving significant artifactual remains.
                                                    

Page 1 of 2
 

The use of metal detectors is prohibited at the following state park areas:

	Airline Trail State Park  Colchester
	Bluff Point State Park - Groton
	Continental Army Hospital Memorial - West Hartford
	Dinosaur State Park - Rocky Hill	
	Ft. Griswold Battlefield State Park - Groton	
	Ft. Trumbull State Park  New London	
	Gay City State Park  Hebron
	Gillette Castle State Park  East Haddam  (prohibition includes all of the park property adjacent to the CT River.)
	Industrial Monument  North Canaan
	Lovers Leap State Park  New Milford
	Macedonia Brook State Park  Kent
	Mashamoquet Brook State Park  Pomfret
	Putnam Memorial State Park - Redding	
	Southford Falls State Park  Southbury
	Stoddard Hill Boating Access - Ledyard
	

        			__________________________________
                                            Pamela Aey Adams, Director


                                                   Page 2 of 2
Just want to let you all know. If you want to see the e-mail i used or use it as a template let me know!

__________________
Bounty Hunter Quick Silver, Ames True Temper Digger

Reply With Quote


  #2  
Old 09-03-2008, 01:24 PM
sectshun8's Avatar
sectshun8 sectshun8 is offline
Elite Member
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Golden, CO
Posts: 9,535
Default

Awesome, good info to have right there Kyle...

I think I had heard that thing about "objects of a personal nature", but we all know what really happens with those, haha.

__________________
Jimmy - Minelab X-Terra 30 | White's BHID300 | White's Spectrum XLT | Tesoro Compadre | Vibra-Probe 570 | Garrett Pro-Pointer
2012 Totals: 112 coins @ $10.04

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
|
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

US Army - OIF/OEF Vet

Reply With Quote


  #3  
Old 09-03-2008, 01:37 PM
dcturtle dcturtle is offline
Full Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Washington, DC
Posts: 220
Default

I would print that out and always carry it with you in case you get stopped. Keep it in you glove compartment.

__________________
Minelab XS 2009 Totals: $o.oo Groound still frozen. Soon, very soon!

Reply With Quote


  #4  
Old 09-03-2008, 02:04 PM
RickO's Avatar
RickO RickO is offline
Elite Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: NYS-Catskill Mountains
Posts: 20,048
Default

Interesting.. guidelines are reasonably clear.. although not sure too many people will be turning in jewelry they find... RickO
Reply With Quote


  #5  
Old 09-03-2008, 03:39 PM
BigKyle's Avatar
BigKyle BigKyle is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Brooklyn, CT
Posts: 63
Default

i was just excited to get a "nope, go away.. im busy " email... lol

i know where im going my next day off!

__________________
Bounty Hunter Quick Silver, Ames True Temper Digger

Reply With Quote


Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
PA State Parks nugetnut Research and Getting Permission 22 12-15-2012 10:33 PM
State parks in MA seanprodanas Research and Getting Permission 7 09-15-2012 07:03 PM
Arkansas State Parks (Good News) Carol K Research and Getting Permission 11 07-04-2012 10:52 AM
State Parks? kelpike Research and Getting Permission 12 04-17-2012 07:24 PM
Simple List of MD Rules in State Parks (listed by state) gordonquixote Research and Getting Permission 5 01-06-2012 08:28 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:18 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.