Whole No. 47
Duck Tracks-Winter 2007 issue includes the following articles:
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- Clifton Wins Federal Duck Stamp Contest . . . Wildlife artist Richard C. Clifton, a duck hunter from Milford, Delaware won the 2006 Federal Duck Stamp Art Contest in Memphis, Tennessee.
- NDSCS VP represents Society at duck contest
. . Wes Miller was the collectors' voice during a panel discussion during the 2006 Federal Duck Stamp Contest.
- Pictorial Waterfowl Hunting Licences. . . President Ira Cotton
introduces readers to another facet of collecting - pictorial hunting licenses used to authorize waterfowl hunting. Many illustrations are included.
- Crow Creek Sioux Tribe 1997 Spring Waterfowl Stamps . . . by Charles Souder....illustrations and description of three different stamps that were printed with the intention of having a Spring Waterfowl season. Ira Cotton is working on a handbook covering the California pictorial hunting and fishing licenses (from the period 1909 to about 1930). He asks that readers with copies of such licenses issued for non-residents, aliens, junior and duplicate, provide high-resolution scans. Contat Cotton at Cotton@Novia.net
- Dempsey selected as Virginia Junior Duck Contest Judge . . . Jack Dempsey was selected to participate as a judge in the Virginia Junior Duck Stamp Contest to be held on Friday, March 30, 2007 in the Herbert H. Bateman Educational and Administrative Center at the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge (Assateague Island, Virginia).
- Errors discovered in first state duck minisheets . . . by Ira W. Cotton ....Last fall, California became the first state to issue a limited edition, duck stamp minisheet, similar in design and format to the minisheets issued by the federal government for the past two years. An error was introduced when 50 of the 2270 serial-numbered sheets were damaged and the replacements had to be numbered by hand.
- Junior Duck Stamp Contest to be held at Washington's National Zoo . . .The National Junior Duck Stamp Contest will be held at Washington's National Zoo on Friday, April 27 at 9:00 a.m. The contest will launch International Migratory Bird Day festivities.
- Sanibel selected for 2007 Federal Duck Stamp Contest . . .The nation's oldest, most prestigious art contest is coming to the J.N. 'Ding' Darling National Wildlife Refuge and Sanibel, Florida, where artwork will be chosen for the 75th Federal Duck Stamp. Read the complete story.
- Maynard Reece a hit in Memphis. . . by Wes Miller . . . Maynard Reece the venerable five-time. Federal Duck Stamp Contest winner was well received by the audience at the Federal Duck Stamp Contest in Memphis last October. At 86, Reece continues to paint full time, mostly commissioned paintings for clients, and intends to continue to paint as long as he is able to hold a brush. Maynard Reece has just released a new set of his five winners painted in color. The set will be sold as a set of five color prints signed and numbered limited edition of 125 sets. Contact Brad Reece at the Maynard Reece Gallery (515) 274-1880.
- Junior Ducks added to Scott Specialized Catalogue . . .For the first time, the Federal Junior Duck Stamps were listed in the 2007 Scott Specialized Catalogue of United States Stamps and Covers released last November.
- Moen wins Minnesota contest . . . Thomas R. Moen's painting of a lesser scaup will be featured on the 2007 Minesota Migratory Waterfowl Stamp.