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WWATS Rendezvous 2014

WWATS RENDEZVOUS 2014 CONGRESS AZ FLYER

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**News Flash**

It has been too many years with the same webpage. That is about to change. We have asked our webmaster not to rebuild the old but to build us a new site with all of the latest bells and whistles available. Our biggest problem has been getting all of our old content saved and imported to the new. It is our goal to have your new WWATS website up and running by November 1st.



Welcome to the World Wide Association of Treasure Seekers!


Our Mission Statement:  Preserve, Promote and Protect the right to the use of the Land and Natural Resources for “We the People” now and in the future.

Welcome to World Wide Association of Treasurer Seekers Web site, Better known as WWATS. As the President I would like to Welcome You. WWATS is World Wide and we welcome everyone to join in.
 
The Focus of WWATS is to be an information center, providing special training as necessary to understand our relationships with, and to openly approach, our government agencies, seeking ways our hobby can co-exist within the rules and regulations used to govern public lands today. WWATS shall be a proactive organization, not a reactive one.We are working with many other organizations to keep our treasure seeking rights open to all.

We are in the process of building a new web site more user friendly and a Charter Member site that paid members will have total access to. This Charter Member site will have discounts, special events, treasure sites, WWATS Geocaching with a twist, and more to come for paid members.

So join WWATS today at http://www.ebay.com/itm/Three-Year-Membership-in-the-World-Wide-Association-of-Treasure-Seekers-WWATS-/251272159878   

Wayne Peterson
President World Wide Association of Treasure Seekers
State Director for PLP
GPAA & LDMA Member
Founder of the Rendezvous

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Folks, WWATS up to this point has been more of an Internet Organization to assist other groups with helpful ideas and suggestions to fight problems that arise in our hobbies. Now WWATS has decided to go another positive step further by becoming even more proactive in our fights to save the hobbies we so enjoy from disaster and termination. We still have some re-organizing to do yet, both on our websites and out in the field, but soon you will see WWATS most everywhere you go, even in other countries.

WWATS has decided we need two websites now in order to handle the great influx of information we will be releasing so to keep everyone informed and updated to any news as it happens.

Other groups are aligning with WWATS as we speak here, rock hounds, prospectors, hikers, detectorist and more. This kind of alignment is what is needed to create a force strong enough to be heard and to make a difference. WWATS opens it's doors to any organization, chapter or group that wishes to join, cost is just one dollar a month for a three year membership per person of $36.00. Many privileges go with that membership including discounts on equipment purchases with WWATS affiliated dealers and WWATS Outings, not to mention special areas of our websites for those paying members.

Then to even be more proactive, WWATS will be aligning themselves with other establish organizations that have a legal staff and experience to get our concerns understood and accomplished.
 
Please go to our other website
www.wwats.us and see our recent videos at WWATS Rendezvous in Congress, AZ. where we tried the prospective of a beginner and his take of being introduced to our hobbies for the first time, see the many activities that went on at this outing, and most of all the inspiring words of the vice president of PLP (Public Lands for the People) that has a very experience attorney to help us all save our rights to access public lands and keep that access to enjoy or hobbies in the future. PLP and WWATS are fighting for the same goals, think about becoming a member of both, have your words heard and keep our public lands open for our children!
 
Ask yourself this: "Is It Worth A Dollar A Month To Keep Enjoying Your Hobby!"
 
WWATS will be at the Texas Treasure Show ( LARGEST Treasure Show in America) April 13th and 14th, 2013 at Maude Cobb Convention Center, Longview, Texas. Come join WWATS at our booth and become a part of the future of you hobby! We will also have PLP applications available there.

Thank you much, Keith Wills  

IMPORTANT: HELP IS NEEDED NOW FROM EVERYONE!!!! http://detectingrights.com/louisville-ky-needs-your-support.php

Thanks to our members we now have over 1500 stories or links to stories online , over  750  treasure links , and hundreds of photos ! Of course we can't show all of this stuff on the home page so be sure to explore the site and look at everything. You can see all stories in our Story Archives  Check out our Treasure Links  Don't miss our Photo Albums and Contest Photos  And you can also Search the Entire Site

Important Newsletter Notice: Since we do not send out newsletters via postal mail because of costs involved, our newsletter is only available in e-mail format and on the web site as web pages. This means that if you want to receive our news then we must have your e-mail address entered on your membership form! We will not sell or give your e-mail address to anyone else and it will only be used to send out newsletters or important announcements about legal issues affecting your rights. JOIN WWATS TODAY!


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Legislation Alerts Public Lands and Waters
Author: Webmaster
Public Lands and Waters My sons and I have helped introduce a new bill in the Alabama Senate, SB-81, that will make the current law easier to understand. The public currently has the right to find isolated underwater finds, but some professional archaeologists and their cronies at the Alabama Historical Commission have misled some law enforcement officers into believing that it is illegal to find and keep isolated finds such as an arrowhead, a coke bottle, or a coin. This is not true, but people have been harassed, detained, and their property confiscated on the Tennessee and Alabama Rivers, and in Mobile Bay. Our bill does three things: Deletes (whether or not) from the definition of Cultural Resources   Adds a definition for an artifact where no definition currently exists    Adds the already existing state and federal law numbers to the bill, so that it protects Indian burial grounds and any other cemeteries that are underwater   All historic shipwrecks are currently controlled by the AHC, and we are not trying to change that at all. SB-81 does not increase or decrease any current or future cultural resources that are to be permitted by the Alabama Historical Commission. We just don’t want our law enforcement officers to be used by professional archaeologists to stop divers from legal diving.    Please read SB-81An article was in ...[read more]

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OCTOBER 2014 GPAA NEWSLETTER
Posted by: Webmaster on Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 06:36 AM
Treasure Club News

OCTOBER 2014 GPAA NEWSLETTER

OH MY GOSH!!!!!!! IT’S OCTOBER ALREADY. WE HAVE JUST HAD OUR TRIP TO K-RIVER CAMPGROUND AND NOW WE ARE LOOKING TOWARD THE ROCK AND GEM SHOW AND OUR XMAS DINNER.
    K-RIVER WAS FUN ALTHOUGH WE ONLY GOT ONE DAY OF DREDGING AND THE BOY SCOUTS DID THAT.  IT DID GET RATHER COOL ON US AND RAINED THURSDAY BUT THE RIVER WAS PERFECT AND THE SCOUTS FOUND A LITTLE GOLD . THE KIDS TOLD ME LAST NIGHT HOW MUCH THEY ENJOYED THE EXPERIENCE AND WOULD LIKE TO COME AGAIN.
    I AM GOING TO INSERT A TRANSCRIPT FROM A NEWSLETTER FROM THE SACRAMENTO GPAA THAT I JUST GOT.

    WELL BETTER LAID PLANS OF MICE AND MEN IT DIDN’T WORK SO I WILL TRY FORWARDING LETTER INSTEAD.

    THIS LETTER THAT I AM GOING TO FORWARD IS FROM JAMES HUTCHINS IN SACRAMENTO IT TELLS YOU WHAT IS GOING ON IN CALIF RIGHT NOW.

SEE YOU SATURDAY
DON BRISENDINE PRESIDENT
              

    THE GREENVILLE CHAPTER OF THE GPAA MEETS ON THE 3RD SATURDAY OF EVERY MONTH UNLESS CHANGED FOR SPECIAL OCCASIONS. OUR MEETING PLACE IS THE WESTVIEW METHODIST CHURCH AT 6407 SAYLE STREET AT CORNER OF SAYLE AND TERRELL STREET.

  COMING FROM DIRECTION OF DALLAS TAKE INTERSTATE 30 EAST TO EXIT 93, TURN LEFT AND GO TO TERRELL STREET AND TURN LEFT AGAIN AT THE WHAT-A-BURGER. GO TO STOP SIGN,CHURCH WILL BE ON LEFT. WE MEET AT 2PM. IF COMING FROM TEXARKANA DIRECTION COME INTERSTATE 30 WEST TO EXIT 93 AND TURN RIGHT TO TERRELL STREET AND TURN LEFT AT WHAT-A -BURGER GO TO STOP SIGN CHURCH ON LEFT.



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Cowtown Treasure Hunters October 2014 Newsletter
Posted by: Webmaster on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 04:12 PM
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Cowtown Treasure Hunters October 2014 Newsletter

Link: Read Newsletter



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Midwest Coinshooters Newsletter September 2014
Posted by: Webmaster on Friday, October 10, 2014 - 05:06 AM
Treasure Club News

Check out the 2014 Fall Hunt results write-up. Plan on coming to next week's meeting with some ideas of what you want to see the club do for next year including meeting theme ideas, club raffles, finds of the month prizes, and Spring and Fall Hunt plans. We have highlighted various detectors at this year's meetings and not all have been covered. If you have a machine that we missed talking about and want to bring it to the meeting and tell us about its pros and cons, feel free to do so. This provides members with the chance to see what other machines besides theirs members are using and to learn about their features. I will have some other material or a presentation in case we need to fill some time at the meeting. Hope to see you there.

Roger Horrom
Have a great day

Link: September 2014 Newsletter



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Kalamazoo Antique Bottle Club Newsletter Oct 2014
Posted by: Webmaster on Friday, October 10, 2014 - 04:48 AM
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Hi Gang! Here is the link for the OCTOBER 2014 Antique Bottle Club
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Western Mining Alliance September 2014 Newsletter
Posted by: Webmaster on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 06:41 AM
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Western Mining Alliance September 2014 Newsletter

Rinehart wins his appeal, new lower court trial scheduled.

Settlement hearings continue on Tuesday.

We're making progress across the board.

V/R
The Mining Alliance
Molon Labe

Link: Read Newsletter



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· Prospector’s Club of Southern California Newsletter June 2014 (0)
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