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2014-2015 federal duck stamp art chosen

The 2013 Federal Duck Stamp Art Competition took place in Ohio on the shores of western Lake Erie during the last weekend of September.

Waterfowler's Notebook: King Can

The canvasback is a symbol of the struggles and triumphs of waterfowl conservation

Photo Essay: Canvasbacks

The canvasback is known as the king of ducks. Highly regarded by waterfowl hunters for their size and table fare, canvasback numbers steeply declined late in the 19th century. Wetland conservation is vital for the rebounding population of "King Cans."

Long Live the Canvasback

The future of the canvasback depends on conserving key wetland habitats, especially prairie potholes

Catahoula Canvasbacks

This vast Louisiana lake has long been a haven for these prized diving ducks.

The Big Four - Diving Ducks

Scaup, canvasbacks, redheads and ring-necked ducks—the freshwater diving ducks, or pochards—have stirred every hunter who has known them.
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