(Washington, D.C., July 15, 2011) The nation’s leading bird conservation organization – American Bird Conservancy (ABC) – today hailed the decision by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) yesterday who approved the first Mourning Dove hunting season in Iowa since 1918 while at the same time prohibiting the use of highly toxic lead ammunition for such hunting. <
http://easterniowaoutdoors.com/2011/07/14/non-toxic-shot-required-for-dove-hunting/ And of course the gun nuts are screaming like Sabine virgins: http://www.nrahuntersrights.org/Article.aspx?id=5270
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WASHINGTON – In response to criticism by some Western lawmakers of a new federal energy-planning protocol, a coalition of prominent sportsman-conservation groups today reasserted the need for balanced public-lands energy leasing that enables responsible development while sustaining the West’s fish and wildlife heritage and hunting and fishing traditions.