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2011 Delaware Duck Stamp

Beginning with black ducks painted by Ned Mayne in 1980, the first year of Delaware’s waterfowl art competition, 32 of the State’s waterfowl species have adorned the annual stamp that is required of waterfowl hunters and prints that are collected by conservationists. The Division of Fish & Wildlife, in partnership with Delaware Ducks Unlimited, began the duck stamp and print program in 1980 to raise funds for waterfowl conservation, including acquiring and improving the wetland habitats that are vital for the survival of migratory waterfowl. To date, more than $2.5 million has been raised. These funds improve waterfowl habitat in Delaware and Canada. This conservation effort helps to ensure that waterfowl species will prosper and provide enjoyment for generations to come.

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The 2011 stamp will highlight the third in a new series. The new series is open to all Delaware Native Species and can include any other related subject. The 2011 prints and stamps will be available July 1, 2011 in addition to the 2010 and 2009 stamps and prints. After June 30, 2011, the 2008 prints and stamps will be destroyed in accordance with Duck Stamp Program policy. For information on the Delaware Duck Stamp Program or to reserve and purchase stamps/prints contact the Division at 302-739-9911 or visit our internet site:


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