Outreach to the hunting community
Dr. Vince Slabe, wildlife research biologist with CSG, has been working with the hunting community to raise awareness of lead toxicity in Golden and Bald Eagles. His non-lead ammunition distribution studies are intended to pilot one way we can mitigate harm to these iconic American bird populations.
• New two-year wind turbine research project is providing free non-lead ammunition for certain hunt areas in southeast Wyoming. Read more about this project.
• The Eagle Nest Monitoring and Non-lead Ammunition Voucher Program in Park and Sweet Grass Counties, Montana is developing collaborative and inclusive approaches to reducing the quantity of lead present in the ecosystem. CSG’s Vince Slabe is launching a non-lead voucher program to encourage long-term transition away from lead ammunition by hunters in these counties.
Dr. Vince Slabe staffs an informational table at Yellowstone Sporting Goods in Livingston, Montana in early October 2021. At this event, AMB West, a collection of three ranches in Montana, announced the winners of its annual bull elk drawing and invited area nonprofits to attend and share information. CSG set up next to AMB West to help them explain and promote the fact that they are requiring non-lead ammo use for hunting elk on their ranches.