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Proposed Change to Duck Stamp Design Aims to Raise More Money for Conservation

Each year, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service holds a contest to determine a new design for the Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp, otherwise known as the Duck Stamp. Artists from across the country submit designs in hopes that …

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First Day of Sale for 2015-2016 Duck Stamp Announced

The Migratory Bird Conservation Fund recently announced that the winning designs for the 2015-2016 Duck Stamp Contest will be sold to the public for the first time on Friday, June 26. Jennifer Miller, a native of Olean, NY, has been …

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The Birding Community E-Bulletin January 2015

This Birding Community E-bulletin is being distributed to active and concerned birders, those dedicated to the joys of birding and the protection of birds and their habitats. This issue is sponsored by the producers of superb quality birding binoculars and …

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Duck Stamp Signed Into Law

Obama has signed two important bills about the Duck Stamp into law! This is a huge victory for America’s wildlife refuges and it would not have happened without the hard work of our advocates! We’ve been following the progress of …

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With Broad Support, the U.S. Senate Passes the Duck Stamp Bill

At a time when Congress seems mired in a steady state of bickering and gridlock, the U.S. Senate delivered good news today by passing a bipartisan bill to increase the price of the federal Duck Stamp from $15 to $25. …

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The Migratory Bird/Duck Stamp Should Increase in Price

UPDATE: The Bill has passed the House, and now moves to the Senate.  Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Dan Ashe has released a statement commending the U.S. House of Representatives for their decision, “The increase is desperately …

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Federal Duck Stamp Contest is This Weekend

This upcoming weekend, September 19 & 20 is the judging of the Federal Duck Stamp Contest at the National Conservation Training Center in Shepherdstown, WV. This event is free and open to the public, so everyone has a chance to see the …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2014/09/federal-duck-stamp-contest-is-this-weekend/

Bills in the House: One Hurts and Other Helps Refuge System

Yesterday, the House Committee on Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans, and Insular Affairs held a hearing discussing several bills important to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service).  One bill would remove the authority from the Service to …

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