DUCK STAMP UPDATE: President Obama has signed the Duck Stamp Act of 2014, which increases the price of the U.S. federal duck stamp to $25 beginning next season. The stamp has been $15 since 1991. The additional revenue from the increase — estimated to be $12 million to $15 million yearly — will pay for conservation easements.
BREAKING NEWS: U.S. Senate has passed the Duck Stamp Act of 2014, which raises the price of the federal duck stamp to $25. Bill now goes to president's desk for signature. Last increase in stamp price was in 1991. Federal duck stamp program has raised more than $750 million for habitat protection since 1934.
We’ve heard of saving a mallard curl or two in a hat (or jar, for that matter), but this takes things to another level! Photos courtesy of J. Mullins, left, and Ethan Massey (props to Jackie Satter for the artistry).