Conserving the Nature of America
Media Advisory
2019 California Junior Duck Stamp Award Ceremony

May 1, 2019

Contact(s):

Lora Haller, lora_haller@fws.gov, 530-934-2801


two white geese flying, sky is purple and grass below is golden.

The 2019 California Federal Junior Duck Stamp Contest Best of Show by Sophie Ye, age 16 from San Jose, California. Credit: Lora Haller/USFWS

WHAT:       The winners of the Federal Junior Duck Stamp contest will be at the Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge in Willows, Calif.

WHO:         One hundred and twelve winners from across California were invited to receive their awards. At least 30 winners will attend.

WHEN:       Open to the public Saturday, May 4, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. – noon.

WHERE:    At the Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge in Willows, Calif.

WHY:         In 2019, almost 2,500 students in kindergarten through twelfth grade participated in this prestigious contest in California.

VISUALS:  This event provides an excellent opportunity for news media to highlight artwork created by kindergarten through 12th grade students from across the state. Families will have the opportunity to explore the refuge and play games. Students will receive plaques and awards starting around 11 a.m.

 

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service works with others to conserve, protect, and enhance fish, wildlife, plants, and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people. For more information about our work and the people who make it happen, visit https://www.fws.gov/refuge/sacramento/ or connect with us via Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Flickr.

 

                                                                                                      -FWS-


The mission of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is working with others to conserve, protect, and enhance fish, wildlife, plants, and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people. We are both a leader and trusted partner in fish and wildlife conservation, known for our scientific excellence, stewardship of lands and natural resources, dedicated professionals, and commitment to public service. For more information on our work and the people who make it happen, visit www.fws.gov.

For more information on our work and the people who make it happen, visit http://www.fws.gov/. Connect with our Facebook page, follow our tweets, watch our YouTube Channel and download photos from our Flickr page.