New 2017–2018 Duck Stamp June 23 in Little Rock, Arkansas

Close-up of 2017 U.S. duck stamp artwork.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will issue the new $25 Canada Geese Federal Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp (Duck stamp) June 23 nationwide.

James Hautman’s acrylic painting of Canada geese.
James Hautman’s acrylic painting of Canada geese will be made into the 2017-2018 Federal Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp. Image courtesy of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

A first-day-of-sale ceremony will take place June 23 at 10 a.m. at the Bass Pro Shop in Little Rock, Arkansas. The event is free and open to the public.

The stamp will feature a painting by James Hautman. The design of the stamp itself will be revealed on the first day for the stamp.

For additional information on the results of the contest where the painting was selected, check out the APS’s previous post on the blog.

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