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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service invites student artists to participate in 2019 Georgia Junior Duck Stamp program competition
February 19, 2019 | 2 minute readThe U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is currently accepting student entries postmarked by midnight Friday, March 15, for the 2019 Junior Duck Stamp Conservation and Design Program competition. The Georgia Junior Duck Stamp competition recognizes Georgia’s top student waterfowl artists. Public, private, home-schooled, and art studio students from kindergarten through high school are invited to compete for recognition, prizes and scholarships in an activity that promotes the conservation of America’s wetlands and waterfowl habitat. Learn more...
May 29, 2018 | 4 minute readAugusta, Arkansas - On a clear January evening at Cache River National Wildlife Refuge, the sun soothed the sky into a pink glow. The mass of ducks quacking sounded like laughter, as they dropped into the sunlit forest that lined both sides of the refuge. Without the protected wetlands along the river, there would be no ducks. The thought is hard to imagine, considering duck hunting is so ingrained in the culture that duck blinds are like an inheritance. Learn more...
Salazar unveils special edition duck stamp cachet public can purchase to support Gulf wildlife refuges
July 2, 2010 | 3 minute readMemphis, Tennessee — Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today unveiled a special edition Federal Duck Stamp envelope, or cachet, which hunters, birding enthusiasts, stamp collectors and other conservationists, can purchase for $25 – or $10 more than the cost of a regular Duck Stamp — to help conservation efforts in the Gulf of Mexico. The funds will be used to acquire wetlands for inclusion in national wildlife refuges along the Gulf Coast. Read the full story...
July 13, 2015 | 2 minute readTranscript Greetings and welcome to the Southern Appalachian Creature Feature. The 2015-2016 Federal Duck Stamp was recently unveiled, and features a pair of ruddy ducks painted by wildlife artist Jennifer Miller of Olean, New York. Last fall, a panel of five judges chose Miller’s art from among 186 entries at the Federal Duck Stamp Art Contest. Miller is the third woman to win the Federal Duck Stamp Contest. A federal duck stamp is required for hunting waterfowl. Learn more...