Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Bullet banners come to Utah

From the Arizona Republic, on the lead bullet banners as the expand their agenda eastwards from California to Utah:
FLAGSTAFF - Conservationists who have battled for years to eliminate lead ammunition they say is the biggest threat to the survival of endangered California condors are now setting their sights on Utah.

Successful programs to limit the use of lead ammunition in Arizona and California have cut the number of the giant vultures poisoned from eating bullets in carcasses of animals shot by hunters. But as the resurgent condors expand their range, wildlife officials know they must broaden their focus as the birds journey into nearby Utah.

Article here.

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