Be Part of Conservation in Action!

The 2015-2015 Federal Duck Stamp is now on sale! 98% of the purchase price of the "Duck Stamp" goes directly to protecting wildlife habitat on national wildlife refuges across the nation.

"Put Your Stamp on Conservation" - Buy Duck Stamps & Save Wetlands

What Matters Most?

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Art and Conservation Collide

Each year, hundreds of hopeful artists vie to have their work featured on the Federal Duck Stamp, which raises millions of dollars annually to protect wetlands habitat. Everyone who enters the Duck Stamp Contest is “putting their stamp on conservation” by helping to raise awareness of this unique and successful conservation tool.

​Aerial Waterfowl Survey

Monitoring programs are an important element of cooperative, international efforts to manage and conserve valuable wildlife resources. The Service’s Migratory Bird Program undertakes a number of surveys in conjunction with U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Regional Offices, the Canadian Wildlife Service, and State and Provincial wildlife management agencies.

Permits to Qualified Applicants

for falconry, raptor propagation, scientific collecting, special purposes (rehabilitation, educational, migratory game bird propagation, and salvage), take of depredating birds, taxidermy, and waterfowl sale and disposal.

Last Updated: August 3, 2015