[CT Birds] "Duck Stamp" Info

MIN HUANG mhuang at snet.net
Mon Jul 2 11:36:01 EDT 2012


Make sure to support conservation in CT by buying a CT state duck stamp each year!  All the money goes specifically to projects in CT.

Min Huang
Columbia

--- On Fri, 6/29/12, Marty Swanhall <swanhallm at gmail.com> wrote:

> From: Marty Swanhall <swanhallm at gmail.com>
> Subject: [CT Birds] "Duck Stamp" Info
> To: ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org
> Date: Friday, June 29, 2012, 9:47 PM
> Taken from the MASSBIRD list:
> 
> Check out today's (June 29) American Birding Association
> blog
> reminding birders to buy their Federal Migratory Bird
> Hunting and
> Conservation Stamp:
> 
> http://blog.aba.org/2012/06/get-your-2012-duck-stamp.html
> 
> June 29 is the first day of sale for the Federal Migratory
> Bird
> Hunting and Conservation Stamp, also known as the "Duck
> Stamp". The
> stamp covers your entrance fee in to any National Wildlife
> Refuge
> that charges one, for the entire stamp year running from
> July 1, 2012
> to June 30, 2013.  You can purchase a stamp at a refuge
> fee station
> or office, most post offices, from refuge Friends groups and
> over the
> web.
> 
> The story of the stamp is a great one.  Since 1934, the
> sales of
> Federal Duck Stamps have generated more than $750 million,
> which has
> been used to purchase or lease over 5.3 million acres of
> waterfowl/wetland habitat in the National Wildlife Refuge
> System
> (www.fws.gov/refuges/).  Ninety-eight cents of every
> dollar of the
> $15 cost goes to land protection.
> 
> Let's step up and support this wonderful tradition and
> powerful
> conservation tool!
> 
> Barbara Volkle
> Northborough, MA
> barb620 at theworld.com
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