Nova Scotia Deals with lead shot and anglers weights and gear…

The Government of the Province of Nova Scotia in Canada has offered to exchange lead bullets and shot, as well as anglers’ lead-based products,  free of charge to anyone willing to make the exchange.

Lead in those products have had a disastrous effect on the Province’s eagle and other wildlife populations as lead in carcasses and fish are consumed to the detriment of the health of many species.

Lead shot is a major problem in California, too,  where the struggling small condor population is exposed to lead as they consume carrion that has been shot by hunters and the remains left for wildlife consumption.

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