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(From left) Karen Noyce and Thom Soule chat with panelists Paul Radomski and Fredrik Widemo on Wednesday afternoon at the South Shore Conference Center in Bemidji as part of the Minnesota Chapter of the Wildlife Society's three-day conference covering a range of issues, including the use of lead shot and tackle, conservation and management of birds and habitat restoration. BEMIDJI PIONEER/Monte Draper

Panel debates methods of reducing lead ammo

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BEMIDJI -- If you deer hunt, your bullets may be finding their way into more bodies than you realize.

The hot topic at a Minnesota Wildlife Society panel discussion held Wednesday at the South Shore Conference Center in Bemidji was finding a solution to the issue of bald eagles eating lead bullet and shotgun slug fragments while scavenging for food.


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Zach Kayser
Zach Kayser covers local government and city issues for the Pioneer. He previously worked for the Wadena Pioneer Journal, and is an alumni of the University of Minnesota, Morris. 
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