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Duck Stamps for Birders Now!

posted Nov 14, 2012, 8:29 AM by Arie Gilbert   [ updated Apr 17, 2013, 8:39 AM ]
 The federal duck stamp program is an excellent one in that it has promoted conservation. Trouble is, it was designed with hunters in mind and this give the government a skewed idea of refuge utilization if the count stamp purchasers as 'hunters' rather than the many birders who avail themselves of the stamps.

It is time, if not overdue, that a stamp be available that designates the user's intentions. A 'birders   stamp' {as opposed to a 'hunters stamp'} would allow more accurate assessment of refuge utilization.

Go to http://wh.gov/X4pV now, sign up, and sign the petition. Let the government know who is using the refuges, and for what purpose. Do it now!
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