From the Task Force for Metal Detecting Rights Foundation:
There is a situation in Mason City, Iowa that needs immediate attention.
Mason City, Iowa wants to ban metal detecting from its city parks. The Parks Department will be meeting at 6pm on Tuesday, October 13, to discuss the banning of metal detecting from its parks, simply because someone asked for permission.
Take a few minutes to review the news article and board meeting minutes (links below), then write an email, or call the board members listed below to voice your concerns over this issue as soon as possible.
MASON CITY PARK & RECREATION BOARD MEMBERS:
Don Nelson – Chair
Phone: 641- 530-4154 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Kyle Easley – Vice Chair
Phone: 641-430-2033 Email: email@example.com
Steve Diaz – Secretary
Phone: 641-420-2424 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone: 641-425-8660 Email: email@example.com
Please be polite in your communications with board members, and if you live in the area, attend the meeting!
Get the word out, and help protect our hobby!
Forward this to anyone you know in the metal detecting community.