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Online duck stamp is great news for hunters!

December 17, 2014 by

I wish we had this in Canada!  

 

This article was taken from www.ducks.org/news-media/ 

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Dec. 15, 2014 – Following the lead of the House of Representatives, the U.S. Senate passed legislation making the federal duck stamp permanently available online. Sponsored by Sen. Roger Wicker, the bill now awaits the president's signature. 

"Utilizing technology makes obtaining a duck stamp more efficient and cost-effective for everyone," Wicker said. "In addition to the convenience it provides to sportsmen, this proposal is important to conservation efforts, helping preserve both our country's natural beauty and outdoors traditions."

The Permanent Electronic Duck Stamp Act, sponsored by Congressman Rob Wittman, passed the U.S. House of Representatives in early June. Physical stamps will still be mailed to buyers, but the online proof of purchase provides new convenience to sportsmen and women by immediately fulfilling the requirement of possessing a stamp to hunt waterfowl. After 45 days, the proof of purchase expires and purchasers must have the traditional paper stamp.

"Anyone with an internet connection and a credit card can now purchase federal duck stamps from the comfort of their own home," said Kellis Moss, DU's director of public policy. "State hunting and fishing licenses have been available online for years, and this is one more step in making waterfowl hunting more accessible to everyone."

For more information about the electronic duck stamp, visit www.ducks.org.

Ducks Unlimited Inc. is the world's largest non-profit organization dedicated to conserving North America's continually disappearing waterfowl habitats. Established in 1937, Ducks Unlimited has conserved more than 13 million acres thanks to contributions from more than a million supporters across the continent. Guided by science and dedicated to program efficiency, DU works toward the vision of wetlands sufficient to fill the skies with waterfowl today, tomorrow and forever. For more information on our work, visit www.ducks.org. Connect with us on our Facebook page at facebook.com/DucksUnlimited, follow our tweets attwitter.com/DucksUnlimited and watch DU videos atyoutube.com/DucksUnlimitedInc.

Media Contact:
Matt Coffey
(901) 758-3764
mcoffey@ducks.org 

 For more info on our Saskatchewan duck hunting regs go here  http://prairiesedgeoutfitting.com/plan-your-trip/ 

 

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