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  • A painting of a white headed duck with teal colored wing feathers swimming in greenish water.
    Information icon 2018-2019 Junior Duck Stamp.

    U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service invites student artists to participate in 2019 Georgia Junior Duck Stamp program competition

    February 19, 2019 | 2 minute read

    The 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...

  • Jundges pose for a photo with the winning art.
    Information icon Judges panel shows off the Best of Show from the competition. L to R: Sue Brunderman, Martina Hines, John Brunjes, Michael Pendley, and Nate Beckman. Photo by Bob Herndon, USFWS.

    Wolf Creek staff assist with Junior Duck Stamp Art contest judging in Kentucky

    July 20, 2017 | 2 minute read

    After studying waterfowl anatomy and habitat through this educational program, students may express their knowledge by drawing, painting or sketching an eligible North American waterfowl species and submitting it to the Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest for a chance to be selected as the next Junior Duck Stamp.  Learn more...

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  • A duck with a green patch over its eye down the back of its neck with brown head and grey wings on blue water.
    Information icon “A March on the Water,” acrylic rendition by 12-year-old Win Sheng First Fine Art & Design Studio, Johns Creek, Georgia.

    2019 Georgia Junior Duck Stamp student art competition winners

    April 8, 2019 | 3 minute read

    “A March on the Water,” an acrylic painting of a green winged teal by Win Sheng, aged 12, from First Fine Art and Design Studio in Johns Creek, won the 2019 Georgia Junior Duck Stamp Art Competition. The contest was held last week at the Southeast Regional U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Office in Atlanta. “I painted the green winged teal because of all the colors and its personality,” said Win Sheng.  Read the full story...

  • A painting of a bird witch a white head and black white and brown feathers along its wings and back.
    Information icon Rayen Kang’s acrylic rendition of an emperor goose took home the Georgia Junior Duck Stamp Best of Show. Painting by Rayen Kang.

    2018 Georgia Junior Duck Stamp student art competition winners chosen

    April 11, 2018 | 4 minute read

    For the third year in a row, Rayen Kang, an 18-year-old student at the First Fine Art & Design Studio in Johns Creek has been announced as the winner of the annual 2018 Georgia Junior Duck Stamp Art Competition held Tuesday, April 10, at the Southeast Region U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Office (Service) in Atlanta. Five judges selected Kang’s acrylic rendition of an emperor goose as the Georgia Best of Show.  Read the full story...

  • An acrylic painting of a duck on blue water.
    Rayen Kangs acrylic rendition of an American wigeon.

    2017 Georgia junior duck stamp student art competition winners

    April 12, 2017 | 3 minute read

    Rayen Kang, 17, from the First Fine Art & Design Studio in Johns Creek, Georgia, is this year’s winner of the annual Georgia Junior Duck Stamp Art Competition. Five judges unanimously selected her acrylic rendition of an American wigeon as the Georgia Best of Show. The contest was held April 11 at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Southeast Regional Office in Atlanta. Kang receives a $175 scholarship from Georgia Power, a long-time sponsor of the Georgia Junior Duck Stamp Program, as well as a certificate and ribbon.  Read the full story...

  • Two ducks with large round, feathered heads in swirling blue water.
    An acrylic rendition of a hooded merganser pair by 16-year-old Rayen Kang of Johns Creek.

    2016 Georgia junior duck stamp student art competition winners chosen

    April 7, 2016 | 3 minute read

    Rayen Kang, a 16-year-old student at the First Fine Art & Design Academy in Johns Creek, has been announced as the winner of the annual 2016 Georgia Junior Duck Stamp Art Competition held yesterday at the Piedmont National Wildlife Refuge in Juliette. Five judges unanimously selected this acrylic rendition of a hooded merganser pair as the Georgia Best of Show. Kang will receive a $175 scholarship from Georgia Power, a long-time sponsor of the Georgia Junior Duck Stamp Program, as well as a certificate and ribbon.  Read the full story...

  • A colorful acrlyic painting of a bird with a blue head, brown breast and blue features.
    Information icon “Wood Duck”, an acrylic rendition by 13 year-old Amber Dong, was chosen as the Best of Show in the 2015 Georgia Junior Duck Stamp Contest.

    2015 Georgia junior duck stamp student art competition winners chosen

    April 9, 2015 | 4 minute read

    Amber Dong, 13, of Johns Creek, Georgia, is the winner of the annual 2015 Georgia Junior Duck Stamp Art Competition held Tuesday, April 7, 2015, at the Piedmont National Wildlife Refuge in Juliette, Georgia. Five judges unanimously selected her acrylic rendition of a wood duck out of 532 total entries as the Georgia Best of Show. Dong will receive a $175 scholarship from Georgia Power, a long-time sponsor of the Georgia Junior Duck Stamp Program, as well as additional prizes.  Read the full story...

  • An acrylic painting of a duck with brown and green head on a bright green background.
    2014 Georgia Junior Duck Stamp winner of a green-winged teal. Artwork by Bethany Panhorst.

    2015 student wildlife art contest Georgia junior duck stamp program entries due postmarked by March 16th

    February 20, 2015 | 3 minute read

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is currently accepting student entries for the 2015 Georgia Junior Duck Stamp competition, a fun way to connect children with nature. All students from public and private schools, home-schools and art studios statewide are invited to compete for recognition, prizes and scholarships in this learning activity that promotes the conservation of America’s waterfowl, wetlands and waterfowl habitat. The deadline for all entries is to be postmarked by midnight Monday, March 16, 2015.  Read the full story...

  • A duck in green shaded water with a brown head and a green marking around its eye.
    Five judges unanimously selected Bethany Panhorst’s acrylic rendition of a green-winged teal out of 588 entries.

    2014 Georgia junior duck stamp student art competition winners chosen

    April 9, 2014 | 4 minute read

    Bethany Panhorst, 17, from Savannah Arts Academy, Savannah is the winner of the annual 2014 Georgia Junior Duck Stamp Art Competition held April 8, 2014, in Atlanta, Georgia. Five judges unanimously selected Bethany’s acrylic rendition of a green-winged teal out of 588 total entries as the Georgia Best of Show. Ms. Panhorst will receive a $250 scholarship from Georgia Power, a long-time sponsor of the Georgia Junior Duck Stamp Program, as well as additional prizes.  Read the full story...

  • A grey bird with a brown head flying across a bright blue sky.
    Information icon A northern pintail by Christine Clayton of Ohio will be displayed on the 2012 Federal Junior Duck Stamp.

    Ohio Youth wins the federal junior duck stamp competition

    April 20, 2012 | 3 minute read

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced today a northern pintail was selected to appear on the 2012-2013 Federal Junior Duck Stamp. The design for the new stamp, painted by Christine Clayton, was chosen by a panel of judges at the national Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest, held at the Patuxent Research Refuge in Laurel, Md. “I congratulate our winning artist and all of the talented young people who participate in the Junior Duck Stamp Conservation and Design Program each year,” said Dan Ashe, Director of the U.  Read the full story...

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