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American Stamp Dealer and Collector Bob Dumaine inducted to ASDA Hall of Fame April 2012

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House votes to make electronic duck stamp program permanent

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2010 State duck stamps on the way
We are receiving announcements of the winners of several state contests for their 2010 stamps.
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Excellent reading
“The Wild Duck Chase” is a great article by Martin J. Smith on artists who participate in the Federal Duck Stamp Contest.
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Clifton wins Colorado contest
Wildlife artist Richard Clifton recently chalked up his 29th duck stamp win, taking first place in the Colorado Waterfowl Stamp Contest. Still, he’s not letting the success go to his head.
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First Canadian Youth Wildlife Habitat Conservation Stamp
Wildlife Habitat Canada is thrilled to congratulate 14-year-old Ivy Liu from British Columbia for being selected as the winning artist for the first Canadian Youth Wildlife Habitat Conservation Stamp. Wildlife Habitat Canada has partnered with Robert Bateman’s Get to Know Program to create this inaugural stamp that will be sold across Canada, with proceeds supporting youth-driven wildlife conservation projects.
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Ohio issues Wildlife Legacy Stamp
The new Ohio Wildlife Legacy stamp features a brilliantly colored Baltimore oriole. The oriole image was selected during a 2009 photo contest. The photo was taken by Russell Reynolds, of Lima, Ohio. Another contest will be held this summer to choose the artwork for the 2011 stamp, which will feature either a dragonfly or damselfly.
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Canada Special Edition 25th Anniversary Souvenir Sheet
Now in Stock!
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Trout-Loving Artists Lament The Job That Got Away
Painters of Wildlife License Stamps Are Now an Endangered Species This article appeared in the July 10, 2010 edition of the Wall Street Journal. We reprint in its entirety.
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Changes made to Connecticut Duck Stamp Program
The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced today that the hunting privileges associated with the Connecticut Migratory Bird Conservation Stamp (Duck Stamp) are changing to a calendar year, January 1 through December 31.
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Duck Society on APS Stamp Talk!!
The APS Stamp Talk radio show recently featured an interview with NDSCS President, Dr. Ira Cotton. The interview is on the site, in case you missed its original airing.
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Duck Stamp Artist proposed for postage stamp
Bob Hines, a talented wildlife artist and longtime U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service employee, had a profound influence on how federal duck stamps are selected.
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OCTOBER 15-16, 2010
The 2010 Federal Duck Stamp Contest, to select the artwork for the 2011 stamp (RW78) will be held October 15 and 16, at the Brower Center in Berkeley, California.
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  • Junior winners; new value guides; 2003 first day
  • Major error found on 35-year-old U.S. duck stamp
  • Florida 2002 Error
  • Beauty Contest Results For 2002 State Duck Stamps
  • Remarques Gain in Collectability
  • RW1 Plate Block Sells for $27,500
    Bob Dumaine's
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  • State program updates; USPS selling junior stamp
  • Bureau costs led to change in contractor for 2002-03
  • Review of 2001 state duck stamps: highs and lows
  • State Duck Stamps - 2003 Best and Worst
  • Contest winner narrowly beats out four competitors
  • New $3 Pintail Drakes error found
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