Workshop: Hunting with non-lead ammunition

November 20, 2015 - 09:00am to 04:00pm

An interactive workshop presented by the Oregon Chapter of the Wildlife Society & Oregon Zoo

This workshop will provide Pacific Northwest hunters and wildlife professionals with an interactive forum to learn about and discuss the effects of lead ingestion on wildlife in Oregon, the ballistics of non-lead ammunition, and ways to reduce lead's impact on wildlife. Panel discussions will provide participants with opportunities to share their experiences and contribute ideas towards a strategy to reduce wildlife exposure to lead ammunition in Oregon and the Pacific Northwest.

Topics include:

  • Overview of lead and wildlife issues in other states
  • Current field research in Oregon 
  • Hunter opinions, attitudes, and experiences 
  • Ballistics and effectiveness of non-lead ammunition
  • Engaging hunters to help solve the problem


Oregon Zoo, Vista Room, 4001 SW Canyon Road, Portland, Oregon. Get directions.


$25 registration fee includes morning coffee, lunch, and afternoon coffee. Full refund minus a $5 processing fee available if registration is cancelled prior to November 6, 2015. Register here.