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A group of mule deer at the Malheur Wildlife Refuge. Image: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Stamp Out Attacks on Public Lands

1/22/2016 // By Aaron Kindle

It’s hard to find words to describe the recent events in Oregon. Disgraceful, disappointing, infuriating – sentiments of public lands supporters across the country. How can a band of armed bullies take over a public property without punishment, all while …

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Support Malheur and America’s Wildlife Refuges: Buy a Duck Stamp!

1/8/2016 // By Collin O'Mara

As law enforcement officials pursue a peaceful resolution to situation at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in eastern Oregon, the National Wildlife Federation and its state affiliates urge all Americans to show their support for America’s wildlife refuges by buying …

The first Duck Stamp, designed by J.N. "Ding" Darling, founder of NWF

Duck Stamp Act Passes Lame Duck Congress

12/3/2014 // By Bentley Johnson

More bucks for ducks!  Wildlife conservation got a win today when the Senate passed the Federal Duck Stamp Act (H.R. 5069).  The legislation simply raises the price of the Federal Duck Stamp from $15 to $25.  This small $10 increase …

Wood duckling jumps from nest by Harlan Albers.

Wood Ducklings Jump, But Don’t Worry, They Bounce

6/4/2014 // By Dani Tinker

Wood ducks are special to North America because they are found nowhere else in the world. They were threatened with near extinction in the late 1800s and early 1900s when habitat destruction and over-harvesting decimated populations. Their recovery is a celebrated wildlife success …

Weekly News Roundup – November 4, 2011

11/4/2011 // By Aislinn Maestas

I was out last Friday hiking with my coworkers, so this week we have a double edition of the National Wildlife Federation news roundup: Healthy Kids Outdoors Act Supports Strategies to Connect Kids with Nature November 3 – Rep. Ron …

USFWS: 1st place winner of a single wood duck. By Joseph Hautman of Plymouth, Minnesota.

Running A-Fowl of Conservation: 2012 Duck Stamp Highlights Need to Protect Wetlands

10/31/2011 // By Mekell Mikell

Every duck hunter and bird watcher in America will be able to spot more waterfowl in their local post offices and sporting goods stores. The upcoming 2012 Duck Stamp will feature a wood duck in all of its colorful, iridescent …

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