Entries sought for Wisconsin Wild Turkey, Pheasant and Waterfowl Stamp design contests

First place Pheasant Stamp: Robert Leum  - Photo credit: DNR

First place Pheasant Stamp: Robert Leum
First place Wild Turkey Stamp: Robert Leum

First place Wild Turkey Stamp: Robert Leum
First place Waterfowl Stamp: Caleb Metrich

First place Waterfowl Stamp: Caleb Metrich

MADISON – Wisconsinites with an artistic talent have until July 16 to submit artwork for the 2019 Wild Turkey, Pheasant and Waterfowl Stamp design contests.

Funds derived from the sale of these stamps contribute to restoration and management efforts on thousands of acres of important wildlife habitat. Stamp design entries must be received or postmarked by July 16, 2018 to be eligible. Judging will take place in late July or early August.

For rules, entry information and reproduction rights agreements, visit dnr.wi.govand search keywords “Wildlife Stamps.” All stamp contest applicants are asked to review contest rules carefully to ensure the eligibility of their entries. Artwork must meet technical requirements for it to be properly processed and prepared for judging.

In last year’s contests, Caleb Metrich was awarded first place in the Waterfowl Stamp contest and Robert Leum was awarded first place in both the Wild Turkey and Pheasant Stamp contests.

To receive contest entry deadlines, detailed event information, and the announcement for the winning artwork for the 2019 Stamp Competition, visit dnr.wi.gov and click on the email icon near the bottom of the page for “subscribe for updates for DNR topics.” Follow the prompts and enroll in the “Waterfowl, Wild Turkey, and Pheasant Stamp Design Contests” list.