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LabRatKing posted a topic in General Fossil DiscussionWas curious if anyone has used the Bureau of Land Management's new RAPTOR online permitting system. Doesn't seem to be working too well for me. https://permits.blm.gov/raptor/landing
I hope this does not open a can of worms? But I think an open discussion regarding legal vs. illegal collecting practices is worth the time. I have observed, via a number of threads in posts, some collectors DO NOT appear respectful of current collecting rules and regulations (i.e. collecting vertebrate fossils on public land or unauthorized collecting on private land). I can already guess, many members are going to ask for specific examples. I really don't want to point fingers. I'm sure, members who have participated in this forum for a long time, recognize this is