This week the California Fish & Game Commission adopted regulations to begin implementation of AB711. When completed by 2019, California will officially be lead-free for hunting statewide – great news for wildlife like the California condor!
Posts Categorized: California Condor
While lead poisoning is the #1 cause of mortality in adult condors, something else is causing condor chicks to die in California. And you just might be surprised by the little things that are taking down our continent’s largest land-based birds.
CA state legislators agree that lead ammunition is too toxic to use, now we hope the governor will, too Kim Delfino, California Program Director What do the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, the California Medical Association, Defenders of Wildlife and Children Now have in common? We all agree that we should not continue to… Read more »
In Arizona, 4 more highly endangered condors have been killed by lead poisoning, while the toxic fragments continue to build up in the environment.
Lead ammunition continues to be a huge problem for the environment and wildlife, but California is inching closer to becoming the first state to ban it altogether.