Saturday, July 9, 2016

Duck Stamp is on sale ( and so are winter birds)

The greatest conservation fundraising program in North America is now on sale- the federal duck stamp..Taking effect on July 1st its a handy free admission to National Wildlife preserves. Started in 1936 I think, it has raised 100 s of millions of dollars for habitats and conservation causes. Available thru the us postal service website if a wildlife refuge isn't nearby.

 While on the subject of bird stamps, the Post office came out with new bird stamps on august 4 winter birds..Songbirds in Snow

This years stamp depicts Trumpeter Swans. /