Calling all NH Youth Artists K-12th Grade! Jr. Duck Stamp Entries are due by March 15!
Last year’s winning duck stamp featured a green-winged teal by Madison Grimm, 15, from South Dakota. US Fish & Wildlife
Great Bay National Wildlife Refuge is helping to find NH youth artists, K through 12th grade to participate in the Federal Junior Duck Stamp!
Parker River National Wildlife Refuge Complex who is administering New Hampshire’s Junior Duck Stamp program is looking for entries from New Hampshire residents!
Step 1: Find a duck, goose or swan you want to learn about.
Step 2: Learn about your waterfowl to help you create your own image.
Step 3: Check out the art rules, the entry form, and reference form before you create.
Step 4: CREATE! Art in any style or medium!
Step 5: Send it in! Mail your art, entry form, and reference form/references. Postmarked by March 15.
Species list for contest and full contest details are at: https://www.fws.gov/program/junior-duck-stamp/junior-duck-stamp-contest-information?fbclid=IwAR1X09kWdCJ5hFfMrKkPFIAhhUnY3jVtiaCkCFwxitSBAZ6r1XqAfKvpcCA
Parker River NWR
Attn: Jean Adams
6 Plum Island Turnpike,
Newburyport, MA 01950Only residents of NH can enter the contest via Parker River NWR.
Art supplies are available free of charge upon request to any NH youth who needs them. Please email email@example.com for more information or to request supplies.
The ONE piece of art selected as Best of Show will go on to compete at the national level in April!
What can students learn from the contest?
The Federal Junior Duck Stamp Conservation and Design Program is an integrated art and science activity developed to teach environmental science and habitat conservation. In the process of creating Junior Duck Stamp designs, students gain a better understanding of the importance of conserving habitat as they explore the esthetic qualities of wildlife.
Brant Goose. Dow Lambert/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service