Outdoor Code

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The '''Outdoor Code''':{{quote|As an American, I will do my best to—<br />Be clean in my outdoor manners<br />Be careful with fire<br />Be considerate in the outdoors<br />Be conservation-minded}}
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The Outdoor Code is a pledge to be considerate of, and in, the outdoors. It reads as follows: '''''As an American, I will do my best to be clean in my outdoor manners, be careful with fire, be considerate in the outdoors, and be conservation-minded.'''''
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;Be clean in my outdoor manners
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:I will treat the outdoors as a heritage. I will take care of it for myself and others. I will keep my trash and garbage out of lakes, streams, fields, woods, and roadways.
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;Be careful with fire
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:I will prevent wildfire. I will build my fires only when and where they are appropriate. When I have finished using a fire, I will make sure it is cold out. I will leave a clean fire ring, or remove all evidence of my fire.
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;Be considerate in the outdoors
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:I will treat public and private property with respect. I will follow the principles of [[Leave_No_Trace | Leave No Trace]] for all outdoor activities.
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;Be conservation-minded
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:I will learn about and practice good conservation of soil, waters, forests, minerals, grasslands, wildlife, and energy. I will urge others to do the same.
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[[Category:Woodcraft]]
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The Outdoor Code:

As an American, I will do my best to—
Be clean in my outdoor manners
Be careful with fire
Be considerate in the outdoors
Be conservation-minded


Be clean in my outdoor manners
I will treat the outdoors as a heritage. I will take care of it for myself and others. I will keep my trash and garbage out of lakes, streams, fields, woods, and roadways.
Be careful with fire
I will prevent wildfire. I will build my fires only when and where they are appropriate. When I have finished using a fire, I will make sure it is cold out. I will leave a clean fire ring, or remove all evidence of my fire.
Be considerate in the outdoors
I will treat public and private property with respect. I will follow the principles of Leave No Trace for all outdoor activities.
Be conservation-minded
I will learn about and practice good conservation of soil, waters, forests, minerals, grasslands, wildlife, and energy. I will urge others to do the same.
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