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Marsh Lead Study Continues

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While conducting a tour of the La Crosse River marsh last weekend, Richard Frost of the Myrick Hixon Eco Park noticed traps set by UW-L professors looking at lead in the water. It’s a continuing study being done on lead gun pellets left in the marsh years ago by the La Crosse Gun Club.

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And the high levels of lead has led to contamination in the soil, which could potentially be toxic to wildlife living there. 4 UW-L Professors are continuing their work in the marsh.

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