A Quacking Good Contest

19 Mar

The annual U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s “Duck Stamp Competition”  (immortalized in the Coen Brothers’ movie Fargo) will judge entries in September. The competition has been held every year since 1934. Proceeds from sales of the winning stamp are used to purchase and maintain wetland refuges for ducks and other wildlife. Here is a picture of last year’s winning stamp, by wildlife artist Robert Steiner of San Francisco:

Last year’s competition only garnered 192 entries out of a nation of 320 million+ people. That’s pretty good odds in my book.

One Response to “A Quacking Good Contest”

  1. Al Pastor March 19, 2013 at 8:59 pm #

    Maybe I should enter the wood duck and ducklings photo

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