#8 Get the Lead Out: Reducing Lead Exposure in Scavenging Birds of Prey

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Leland Brown with the Oregon Zoo, and Jim Akenson with the Oregon Hunter's Association discuss lead exposure in scavenging birds of prey, and how to increase hunter adoption of non-lead ammunition.

Leland is a hunter, wildlife biologist, and the Non-lead Hunting Education Coordinator at the Oregon Zoo. Leland is a national leader in building outreach and education programs designed to increase hunter awareness of lead poisoning in wildlife and non-lead ammunition alternatives.

Jim Akenson is a hunter, wildlife biologist, and the Conservation Director for the Oregon Hunter's Association. Jim has a broad background in wildlife research and project management, including long-term carnivore research in the Frank Church Wilderness.

Oregon Zoo's Non-lead page

https://www.oregonzoo.org/conserve/non-lead-hunting-education-program

North American Non Lead Partnership

https://www.facebook.com/North-American-Non-lead-Partnership-2254811284786107/

Video: Presentation of an Oregon field science project investigating lead exposure in scavenging Raptors

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W-ZeM2fdI2c

Hunting with Non Lead

http://www.huntingwithnonlead.org/

Peregrine Fund's Non-lead page

https://www.peregrinefund.org/non-lead-ammo

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