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Wetlands, Waterfowl, and Duck Stamps

11/10/2007 - Wetlands, Waterfowl, and Duck Stamps

Museum Director Robert McKernan will present a special lecture on the subject of waterfowl and wetlands at the San Bernardino County Museum in Redlands on at 2 p.m. Saturday, November 10. The presentation is free and open to the public.
The talk focuses on the relationship of Duck Stamps to wetlands conservation. Duck stamps are not postage stampsthey are revenue stamps sold annually to licensed waterfowl hunters. Proceeds from the sale of duck stamps are the single largest source of revenue for the purchase and conservation of wetlands in the United States. Many of the more than 540 national wildlife refuges have been paid for all or in part by Duck Stamp funds. Since 1934, Federal Duck Stamps have generated more than $670 million used to preserve more than 5.2 million acres of wetlands habitat in the United States.
Each year's Duck Stamp design is chosen through a federal art competition. The top entries from the 2007 contest will be on exhibit at the county museum from November 14 through December 20, the first showing of these exquisite paintings on the West Coast.
The San Bernardino County Museum is at the California Street exit from Interstate 10 in Redlands. Museum admission will be free on Sunday, November 4, and there is no admission charge for the Wednesday evening lecture. Parking is free. For more information, visit
The museum is accessible to persons with disabilities. If assistive listening devices or other auxiliary aids are needed in order to participate in museum exhibits or programs, requests should be made through Museum Visitor Services at least three business days prior to your visit. Visitor Services' telephone number is 909-307-2669 ext. 229 or (TDD) 909-792-1462.



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