ST. LOUIS — Artists will no longer have to incorporate hunting imagery to win a coveted spot for their work on the federal duck stamp, a reversal of a Trump-era requirement. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said it’s eliminating the “celebrating our waterfowl hunting heritage” theme from its annual Federal Duck Stamp contest, a change that goes into effect…
Comment period on Biden USFWS proposal to eliminate the duck stamp ‘hunting element’ ends July 23
The state duck stamp has been the same cost since 1997, while inflation and higher costs of gasoline and equipment to “build” habitat eat away at its effectiveness.
Since the contest’s inception in 1934, only one stamp prominently has featured a canine, and the author believes it’s time to give our hunting companions their due credit once again.
A painting of a gadwall by Cannon Falls artist Jim Caturia proved to be the winner in the Minnesota duck stamp contest. A painting of a gadwall by Cannon Falls artist Jim Caturia will be featured on the 2019 Minnesota Migratory Waterfowl Stamp, after he won the annual stamp contest sponsored by the DNR. This was Caturia’s first time winning…
Clayton working toward a career in wildlife art.
Weekend includes state’s first decoy carving contest sponsored by Wisconsin Waterfowl Association.
Illinois Natural History Survey used results of random surveys of waterfowl hunters who purchased a state waterfowl permits in the 2002-03 and 2015-16 waterfowl seasons.