2015 Federal Duck Stamp Art Contest!

Joseph Hautman of Minnesota won the 2015 Federal Duck Stamp Contest with his painting of trumpeter swans in flight. His art will grace the 2016-2017 Federal Duck Stamp, which will raise millions of dollars for conservation.

Contest Winners

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.

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Permits to Qualified Applicants

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Last Updated: September 30, 2015