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33rd Annual Maryland Migratory Game Bird Stamp Contest Now Accepting Entries
ANNAPOLIS – The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and Friends of Patuxent invite Maryland artists to submit their original artwork for the 2007-2008 Maryland Migratory Game Bird Stamp Design Contest. The event will be held in conjunction with the 18th Annual Patuxent Wildlife Art Show, on Saturday, March 31, 2007 at noon in the auditorium of the Patuxent National Wildlife Visitor Center in Laurel.
All artwork submitted for the contest must be received no later than 4 p.m. on March 23, 2007. The contest is only open to residents of the State of Maryland.
Proceeds of the sale of the stamps help to fund waterfowl and migratory game bird enhancement projects as well as much needed research. The $9 stamp can be purchased by any citizen and is required of all that hunt waterfowl in Maryland.
Contestants and the public are invited to attend the judging and admission is free. For contest rules and information, visit DNR online at http://www.dnr.maryland.gov/wildlife/duckstamp or call Doug Wigfield at (410) 713-3852 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
January 11, 2007
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is the state agency responsible for providing natural and living resource-related services to citizens and visitors. DNR manages more than 446,000 acres of public lands and 18,000 miles of waterways, along with Maryland's forests, fisheries and wildlife for maximum environmental, economic and quality of life benefits. A national leader in land conservation, DNR-managed parks and natural, historic and cultural resources attract 11 million visitors annually. DNR is the lead agency in Maryland's effort to restore the Chesapeake Bay, the state's number one environmental priority. Learn more at www.dnr.maryland.gov