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Follow Governor Brown’s Lead on Lead

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Lead ammunition is one of the leading sources of this poison left in the environment. Condors are among this nation’s most endangered wildlife and lead fragments left behind in the carcasses of dead animals that they feed on have been a leading cause of condor deaths. The federal government should follow Governor Brown’s example and end the use of lead ammunition for hunting on public lands, particularly on national wildlife refuges.

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French Creek conservancy acquires more land

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…and Lamberton roads, and manage the timberland for a sustained quality yield, officials said. The area includes part of Wolf Run, which flows into Sugar Creek and eventually French Creek. The 117-mile French Creek is an ecologically important waterway, with more species of fish and freshwater mussels than similar-sized streams in the state, conservancy officials said. A section of Wolf Run on the parcels will remain open for fishing, said Tim Hecei, conservancy project manager.

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Farmers urged to help preserve prairie chicken

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…the states that have lesser prairie chicken populations to preserve populations of the bird in a way that meets the needs of business, industry and agriculture without the severe restrictions of federal Endangered Species Act regulations, he said. The five states are New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas and Colorado. Lane said that populations of the lesser prairie chicken rise and fall dramatically with changes in climate. In a drought year, he said, the prairie chicken…

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