Groucho and Chico Marx discussed “Why A Duck?” Today I will write about “Why a Duck Stamp?”. A Duck stamp seems like a strange topic as I have never gone hunting and haven’t touched a gun since I was a camp counselor in the early 1970’s. However a recent Audublog posting(Audubon Blog) I’m not a hunter – why should I buy a duck stamp? made a good case for non-hunters to buy Duck Stamps. This is one of the most efficient preservation programs sponsored by the government. 98% of the revenues from the sale of Duck stamps goes directly to the buy or lease wetland habitat for the National Wildlife Refuge system. If you have ever been to any of the national wildlife refuges, the benefits will be immediately obvious. You can buy 2010 stamps for $15 online at www.duckstamp.com or at sporting goods or outdoor store.
Posted by: Sandy Steinman | November 15, 2010