The stamp has already brought in millions of dollars for conservation. Credit: USFWS
The stamp has already brought in millions of dollars for conservation. Credit: USFWS

Save Vanishing Species Stamp Returning Soon to a Post Office Near You

September 22, 2014
President Obama has signed the Multinational Species Conservation Funds Semipostal Stamp Reauthorization Act into law, meaning once again, Americans will be able to help conserve some of the world’s most well-known and threatened species bypurchase the Save Vanishing Species Stamp at post offices and online.

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2014 Federal Duck Stamp Art Contest Winner. Credit: Jennifer Miller

2014 Federal Duck Stamp Art Contest Winner. Credit: Jennifer Miller

New York Artist Wins 2014 Federal Duck Stamp Art Contest with Ruddy Ducks Painting

September 20, 2014
Jennifer Miller, an artist from Olean, N.Y., is the winner of the 2014 Federal Duck Stamp Art Contest. Miller’s acrylic painting of a pair of ruddy ducks will be made into the 2015-2016 Federal Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp, or Duck Stamp, which goes on sale in late June 2015. Of 186 entries in this year’s competition, 17 entries made it to the final round of judging today. Eligible species for this year’s Federal Duck Stamp Contest were the brant, Canada goose, northern shoveler, red-breasted merganser and ruddy duck.

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At twice the size of the common gray squirrel, and with a much fluffier tail, this critter is not your average squirrel. Credit: Guy Willey

At twice the size of the common gray squirrel, and with a much fluffier tail, this critter is not your average squirrel. Credit: Guy Willey

Partnerships Lead Recovery of Delmarva Peninsula Fox Squirrel

September 19, 2014
Conservation efforts by private landowners and many other partners have brought the Delmarva Peninsula fox squirrel, included on the first list of endangered species in 1967, back from the edge of extinction, and the Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing to remove it from the Endangered Species List.

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