Date: 2/20/17 10:08 am
From: Janine Perlman <jpandjf...>
Subject: Re: NPR 2/20/17: Lead Ammunition Poisons Wildlife But Too Expensive To Change, Hunters Say
Thanks, Barry.

In addition to its lethality, the protracted, severe suffering caused by
lead poisoning should compel people to be part of the solution, and use
non-toxic alternatives.

Janine

On 2/20/2017 11:26 AM, Barry Haas wrote:
> Dear ARBIRDers,
>
> You can't be more timely than this report on NPR today re lead poisoning in wildlife:
>
> http://www.npr.org/2017/02/20/514290612/lead-ammunition-poisons-wildlife-but-too-expensive-to-change-hunters-say
>
> A snip from the related article:
>
> "On the day before President Trump's inauguration, the outgoing Obama administration passed a last-minute directive, banning the use of lead ammunition and fishing sinkers on federal land."
>
> From the deep woods just west of Little Rock,
> Barry Haas
 
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