Tag Archive: Federal Duck Stamp

Duck Stamp Sale Opens Today

Today, June 23rd, the new Federal and Junior Duck Stamps go on sale. Federal duck stamps are mandatory waterfowl hunting license requirements every hunter over the age of 16 must purchase and carry. Through this program, hunting ducks, geese, and …

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Million Dollar Duck

Tonight, September 14, at 9pm EST, Animal Planet will premier the award-winning film behind the Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp (aka the Duck Stamp), “Million Dollar Duck” which highlights the fascinating art competition hosted by the U.S. Fish and …

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Celebrate the Centennial Anniversary of the Migratory Bird Treaty!

One hundred years ago, on August 16, 1916, the U.S. and Great Britain, on behalf of Canada, signed the first Migratory Bird Treaty to recognize the significance and international importance to conserve, protect and manage migratory birds and their habitats. …

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Birding Community E-Bulletin June

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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Migratory Bird Conservation Commission Authorizes Refuge Expansions

Did you buy a Federal Duck Stamp this year? Are you planning to? Ninety-eight cents for every dollar spent on this important stamp are used for conservation on wildlife refuges. Last week, the Migratory Bird Conservation Commission decided exactly where …

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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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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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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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