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South Dakota 15-year-old wins National Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest

A green-winged teal by 15-year old Madison Grimm will grace the 2022-2023 Junior Duck Stamp. (Madison Grimm/USFWS)A young artist from South Dakota has taken top honors at the National Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest. A green-winged teal by 15-year old Madison Grimm will grace the 2022-2023 Junior Duck Stamp, which raises funds to educate and engage our nation’s youth in wildlife…

Hunting theme no longer mandatory in U.S. duck stamp contest

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…