The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)

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July 7, 2013

2013 N.C. Waterfowl Conservation Stamp and Print Go on Sale

Sunday, July 7, 2013 — RALEIGH, N.C.  — The 2013 North Carolina Waterfowl Conservation Stamp and Print are available through the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s N.C. Wild Store.

 

The stamp and print feature a pair of Northern shovelers sitting along the water’s edge, painted by Indiana wildlife artist Jeffrey Klinefelter. Signed and numbered regular edition prints with mint stamps will sell for $145. The collector’s mint stamp will sell for $10.

 

This is the first year that Klinefelter has won North Carolina’s waterfowl conservation stamp and print competition. He has won awards in other states, including Ohio, California, Colorado, Delaware, Oregon, South Carolina, Indiana, Nevada and Louisiana, where he placed first in 2012 with his painting of American wigeon at a marsh edge.

 

Proceeds from sales of the print and stamp support the Wildlife Resources Commission’s Waterfowl Fund, which generates revenue for the conservation of waterfowl habitat in North Carolina.

 

To purchase a print and mint stamp or for additional information, call the Wildlife Commission toll-free at 866-945-3746, or visit the agency’s online N.C. Wild Store, www.ncwildstore.com.

 

For more information about fish and wildlife conservation in North Carolina, visit the Commission’s Web site, www.ncwildlife.org.

 

About the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission

Since 1947, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has been dedicated to the conservation and sustainability of the state’s fish and wildlife resources through research, scientific management, wise use, and public input. The Commission is the state regulatory agency responsible for the enforcement of fishing, hunting, trapping and boating laws and provides programs and opportunities for wildlife-related educational, recreational and sporting activities. To learn more, visit www.ncwildlife.org.

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