When Conservation, Art and Education Collide
junior Duck Stamp art contest is friday, April 22; "best of show" entries are online now
The national Junior Duck Stamp Contest will be held on Friday, April 22, at the J.N. "Ding" Darling NWR Visitor Center in Sanibel, FL. Judging will begin at 10 am. Art and Conservation Message winners will be announced around noon. Results will be posted following the contest. See the gallery of Best of Show entries from states and territories. These are numbered in random order; state information will be added following the contest.
All students in kindergarten through grade twelve are encouraged to participate in the Junior Duck Stamp Conservation and Design Program annual art and conservation message contest as part of the Junior Duck Stamp Program curriculum.
The art and conservation message competition serve as the "final project" – an opportunity for students to share what they have learned about waterfowl and habitat conservation through the curriculum or through their own study and observation..