2015-2016 Federal Duck Stamp Prints
To request a printed four-page brochure in the mail, please write to Jennifer and include your mailing address. Limited quantities are available.
To download a digital copy of the brochure, please click this download link (recommended download). (PDF file, 1.8MB)
2015-2016 Federal Duck Stamp Electronic Brochure
For those that are unable to download the PDF file or have limited connections, you may download smaller individual image files:
Front of Brochure * Interior of Brochure * Back of Brochure
To place an order, please email Jennifer with your information, including desired print and mailing address, or visit the online store.
For information on where to buy Federal Duck Stamps, please Visit the USFWS Duck Stamp Site, or for an artist-signed 2015-16 stamp, visit the online store.
The 2015-2016 Federal Duck Stamp
Do you have 2015-16 stamps that you want signed? I am happy to sign up to five duck stamps for individual collectors at no cost, as long as you provide a self-addressed and postage paid return envelope for the return of your stamps. I will sign and return stamps as quickly as possible and handle them with care, but I can not be responsible for postal damage or loss. If you have more than five stamps to be signed, there is a $3 each signing fee. Please contact me directly for stamp remarque requests. If you want your stamps signed in a specific way please include a note saying so. Otherwise I will sign on the face of gummed stamps, and next to self-adhesive stamps.
Send stamps with a self-addressed return postage paid envelope to:
P.O. Box 128
Westons Mills, NY 14788
2015-2016 Federal Duck Stamp Fact Sheet (PFD file)
Jennifer Miller is the winner of the 2015-2016 Federal Duck Stamp, with her acrylic painting of a pair of Ruddy Ducks. The stamp was issued June 26th, 2015 and will be the first Federal Duck Stamp to have a $25.00 denomination.
* For more information about Jennifer's win, view the Press Release.
* For more information about Jennifer's appearances and schedule, view shows List of Shows.* To read a journal about Jennifer's Duck Stamp experiences, visit her online blog:" A Duck Stamp Adventure.
* For more information about duck stamps and what they do for conservation, visit the Federal Duck Stamp website.* For information on where to buy Federal Duck Stamps, please Visit the USFWS Duck Stamp Site, or for an artist-signed 2015-16 stamp, visit the online store
Where do your duck stamp dollars go? Here's a breakdown (PDF file) showing how much of every National Wildlife Refuge was purchased with Duck Stamp funds as part of the Migratory Bird Conservation Fund.
About the Federal Duck Stamp Program
Why it's not "just a stamp"
The Federal Duck Stamp Program has played a critical role in the preservation of wetlands and entire ecosystems for flora and fauna alike. Started in 1934, the program has since generated more than $850 million, which has gone on to purchase or lease over 6.5 million acres of wetlands habitat in the United States. Best known are our National Wildlife Refuges, over 500 of which were partially or entirely funded by the Program, and into which a current Federal Duck Stamp may also be used as an entrance pass.
The ecosystems preserved through the Federal Duck Stamp Program are invaluable to endangered species. In the United States, approximately one in three threatened species depend on rapidly dwindling wetland habitats. Wetlands also provide immense benefit to people as well; in addition to many forms of enjoyable recreation, wetlands are known to retain excess runoff during flooding events and greatly reduce soil erosion, lessening the overall impact of floods. Furthermore, wetlands are natural filters which remove sediment and pollutants, and they help clean and recharge groundwater supplies.
By protecting huge areas and raising awareness, it is small wonder that the Federal Duck Stamp Program is viewed as one of the most important and effective habitat conservation efforts in history.
About Ruddy Ducks
The Ruddy Duck (Oxyura jamaicensis) is a small stiff-tailed diving duck, native to the Americas. Courting males wear bold plumage in black, white, and cinnamon-red. Their sky-blue bill is perhaps their most distinctive feature. Females are mottled brown, cream, and white. They are personable ducks, and the male's display involves striking his bill against his neck to create a froth of bubbles while holding his tail aloft. Interestingly, these little ducks often seem to feed most actively at night, consuming aquatic vegetation, seeds, and invertebrates. Ruddy ducks can be located in varying populations throughout much of North America, and prefer to breed in the Prairie Pothole region. Conservation of these sensitive areas will be very important to the future of Ruddy Ducks as well as other waterfowl.