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unlawful to hunt waterfowl unless you sign your name in ink across the face of the stamp.” were added to the stamp. In 1952, the name of the species featured on the stamp was printed on the stamp. In 1970, artists were allowed to enter color artwork in the competition. That was the first year the stamp THE FIRST STATE Duck Stamp in 1983 was created was issued in full color. In by Ned Smith. earlier years, some color was added on stamps; however, the original artwork was done in black and mark, Iceland, Israel, Mexico, New white. Zealand, Russia, Sweden, United In 1975, the stamp depicted a canvas- Kingdom and Venezuela are also issuback decoy. The rules were later changed ing duck stamps of their own. to require the image to be of living waterThe sale of the federal duck stamps fowl. has created similar wildlife funding In 1976, the stamp, which featured a programs in all 50 states. From the pair of Canada geese with goslings, was the King Salmon Stamp in Alaska to the last stamp to be issued in black and white. Wyoming Elk Stamp, the willingness In 1977, the official name of the duck of hunters to support state stamp prostamp was changed from Migratory Bird grams has been instrumental in supHunting Stamp to Migratory Bird Hunt- porting wildlife conservation within ing and Conservation Stamp. This was to the states. encourage more nonhunters to purchase In 1983, the Pennsylvania Game the stamp. Along with serving as a hunt- Commission started a waterfowl stamp ing license for waterfowl, the federal duck program here. The first state stamp stamp is also a free pass to national wild- design was created by Ned Smith, and life refuges, where admission is otherwise it depicted a pair of wood ducks, ennormally charged. titled “Sycamore Creek Woodies.” Over the years, more federal ducks The state stamp, which cost $5.50, stamps (almost 10 million) have been sold was, and still is, strictly voluntary; wain Minnesota than any other state; Hawaii terfowl hunters are not required to purhas the lowest duck stamp sales. chase one. The accompanying print The earlier duck stamps are quite col- sold for $135, with the monies from lectible, especially those issued before the sales of stamps and prints provid1941, which are particularly rare, because ing additional funding to purchase the law originally stated that unsold stamps wetlands, create waterfowl habitat, were to be destroyed in the following year. and assist in financing wildlife manToday, unsold stamps are typically avail- agement programs in the commonable to collectors for a few years after print- wealth. ing. That first year more than $270,000 Along with the United States, Argen- was received from the sale of stamps tina, Australia, Canada, Costa-Rica, Den- and prints. Some of that money was
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010

Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010
Life & Times of the Whitetail Biologist
Contents
Three Centuries and Counting
A Different Perspective
Trappin’ a Bobcat
Getting Extreme with Scent Control
Wills Mountain Scrub Oak Barrens Restoration
The Greatest Conservation Story in American History
Pennsylvania’s “Other” Fox
The Conneaut Lake Goose Chase
Looking Back Through Binoculars
Field Notes
Conservation News
Off the Wire
Another View
The Naturalist’s Eye
Straight from the Bowstring
Fun Game
Lock, Stock & Barrel
Crossings
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - Cover2
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - Life & Times of the Whitetail Biologist
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - Contents
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - Three Centuries and Counting
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 4
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 5
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 6
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 7
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - A Different Perspective
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 9
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 10
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 11
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - Trappin’ a Bobcat
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 13
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - Getting Extreme with Scent Control
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 15
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 16
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 17
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - Wills Mountain Scrub Oak Barrens Restoration
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 19
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 20
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - The Greatest Conservation Story in American History
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 22
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 23
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 24
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - Pennsylvania’s “Other” Fox
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 26
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 27
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - The Conneaut Lake Goose Chase
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 29
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 30
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 31
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 32
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 33
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - Looking Back Through Binoculars
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 35
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 36
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - Field Notes
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 38
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 39
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 40
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 41
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - Conservation News
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 43
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 44
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 45
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 46
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 47
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - Off the Wire
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - Another View
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 50
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 51
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - The Naturalist’s Eye
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 53
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 54
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 55
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - Straight from the Bowstring
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 57
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 58
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - Fun Game
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - Lock, Stock & Barrel
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 61
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 62
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - 63
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - Crossings
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - NatureInse
Pennsylvania Game News - August 2010 - NatureInse
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