Federal Duck Stamp 80th Anniversary

via: Wide Open Spaces


Today is the 80th Anniversary of the first Federal Duck Stamp.
Sunday, March 16, 2014 represents the anniversary of a unique and beneficial fundraiser for the conservation and rehabilitation of waterfowl habitat in the US.
Since its enactment by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in 1934, Migratory Bird Hunting Stamp Act (as the duck stamp was originally known) sales have conserved more than 6 million acres of waterfowl habitat across the country.

Read more here: http://www.wideopenspaces.com/federal-duck-stamp-turns-80-today/