CA could be first to ban leaded bullets, Pleasanton park expands

by on September 12, 2013

 
Lead hunting bullets are deadly to California condor, who eat fragmented remains in prey carcasses. Photo: Marcel Holyoak.
 

 

 

Here’s today’s Bay Area nature news:

  • California expected to become first state in nation to ban leaded bullets, which are deadly to wildlife in more ways than one. [Associated Press]
  • Santa Rosa wants to approve a plastic bag ban … but not if someone else regulates it. [Santa Rosa Press Democrat]
  • Pleasanton Ridge Regional Park will be one-third the size of San Francisco with recent East Bay parks purchase. [Contra Costa Times]
  • Tuolumne River Trust calls for thinning forests in future to prevent another Rim Fire. [SF Appeal]
  • Federal study finds that wind farms have killed at least 67 golden eagles in past 5 years. [Santa Rosa Press Democrat]
  • Sonoma County clarifies rules for creekside development along 3,200 miles of year round and seasonal streams. [Santa Rosa Press Democrat]

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