Schwarzenegger Approves Historic Condor Protection Bill

Requires Non-lead Ammunition for Big-game Hunting in Condor Habitat SACRAMENTO, Calif.– California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today approved an historic protection measure for endangered California condors, signing Assembly Bill 821 (Nava, D-Santa Barbara), the Ridley-Tree Condor Preservation Act. The new law will require hunters to use non-lead ammunition for hunting big game and coyotes within the condor range in central and southern California, beginning July 1, 2008.

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