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Jun 12, 2012

Tomorrow, June 13, is the last day to comment on a proposed plan that would allow the USDA's Wildlife Services to use notorious bird poison DRC-1339 to kill blackbirds, crows, pigeons, and starlings living in the vicinity of New York City airports. In addition, Wildlife Services would be allowed to kill countless geese, cormorants, swans, and other birds who live in New York City's only wildlife refuge! Public comments are being accepted via fax only, so please ask everyone you know to fax a comment today!

DRC-1339 causes liver and renal failure, and this results in a prolonged, agonizing death. Many suffering birds will travel a great distance before they succumb and fall from the sky, often into the yards of horrified residents. And lethal methods actually backfire. When birds are removed and killed, a spike in the food supply results, prompting accelerated breeding among survivors and newcomers. In the end, populations increase!

Please urge USDA officials to oppose lethal control and to employ more nonlethal bird control methods instead.

Please send polite comments to:

Martin Lowney
State Director
USDA-APHIS Wildlife Services
518-477-4899 (fax)

Thank you for your compassion, and please forward this e-mail widely!

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Posted: Tuesday June 12, 2012, 3:36 pm
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