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Jan 16, 2020 - Orange County Register (California)

Discarded fishing line is dangerous to birds

Re “City makes effort to recycle fishing lines” (News, Jan. 9):

Applause to Davey’s Locker and Newport Landing for leading the effort to eliminate discarded fishing line from Newport Beach by placing used fishing line receptacles at Balboa Pier.

As a volunteer monitoring bluebird nesting boxes, I have seen the magnitude of the problem of pieces of fishing line dropped on the ground around the fishing lakes at Regional Parks. ...