(1) The volunteer group shall:
(a) Provide care and diligence in conducting the cooperative project; and
(b) Maintain accurately the required records of the project on forms provided by the department.
(2) The volunteer group shall acknowledge that fish and game reared in cooperative projects are public property and must be handled and released for the benefit of all citizens of the state. The fish and game are to remain public property until reduced to private ownership under rules of the commission.