© 2024
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations

Lead Poisoning from Ammunition, Fishing Gear Continues to Harm Bald Eagles

Marco Bicca

Bald eagle populations in Pennsylvania and the United States have rebounded over the years, but some are still dying from lead poisoning. WPSU’s Anne Danahy spoke with a certified wildlife rehabilitator about the lead in ammunition and its unintended impact.

Read the full story here.

(Original air-date: 2/14/23)

Anne Danahy is a reporter at WPSU. She was a reporter for nearly 12 years at the Centre Daily Times in State College, Pennsylvania, where she earned a number of awards for her coverage of issues including the impact of natural gas development on communities.