Access to practical tools & resources to help Canadians better understand and conserve wetlands.


Lead sinker and jig ingestion is the leading cause of mortality reported in adult Common Loons in Canada and the United States. This website provides information about lead fishing sinkers and jigs; regulations and outreach activities; where to find lead-free alternatives; and ongoing efforts in wildlife research.

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Regions: British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador, Yukon, Northwest Territories, Canada, Nunavut, United States


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