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Laura’s Quick Tips for RockHounding

by Laura Estrada, YNC Director  and Program Coordinator, Mineral Resources Education Program of BC.    Choose your area, make a plan, dress for the weather and head out with your favourite adult. Make sure your area is SAFE! Never go near cliffs, ledges or on loose rock. If you’re in a protected area or provincial park, you will not be allowed to take anything away. Take a photo or make a sketch. When taking a photo, always use a scale or put something like a pencil next to it: otherwise from just the photo you won’t be sure of the size of your sample. Collect rocks that are no bigger than your hand or ...