Tag: Federal Duck Stamp
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September 16, 2017 | 4 minute read
Bob Hautman, an artist from Delano, Minnesota, is the winner of the 2017 Federal Duck Stamp Art Contest. The announcement was made today by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Principal Deputy Director Greg Sheehan at the annual art contest, held at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point at the Noel Fine Arts Center. Hautman’s acrylic painting of a pair of mallards will be made into the 2018-2019 Federal Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp, or Duck Stamp, which will go on sale in late June 2018. Read the full story...
Secretary Zinke announces boost to wetland, waterfowl conservation, access to public lands through conservation grants, federal duck stamp funds
September 7, 2017 | 5 minute read
Washington D.C. – The Migratory Bird Conservation Commission, chaired by U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke, approved $21.9 million in grants for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and its partners to conserve, enhance or restore more than 92,000 acres of lands for waterfowl, shorebirds and other birds in 16 states. The grants, made through the North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA), will be matched by more than $45 million in partner funds. Read the full story...