A&E

Spring Preserve duck stamps

Image
Photo: Wade Vandervort

It started as a federal conservation effort, and it’s turned into a career-making art competition for wildlife painters. For more than 80 years, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service has raised more than $1 billion for the conservation of waterfowl habitat through the sale of the Duck Stamp. This is the first- year the competition is being staged in Las Vegas (it’s typically in Washington, D.C.). Springs Preserve is hosting the free, historic event September 14-15, waiving its usual entrance fees. This year’s contest theme is “Celebrating Our Waterfowl Hunting Heritage.”

Share
Photo of C. Moon Reed

C. Moon Reed

C. Moon Reed never meant to make Las Vegas her home, but she found a kindred spirit in this upstart ...

Get more C. Moon Reed
  • He’ll be onstage at the Smith Center on September 27.

  • “Do you guys ever wonder if heaven is like this—just one long music festival?"

  • Celine Dion performed for the first time at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace, a theater built just for her, on March 25, 2003. More than ...

  • Get More A&E Stories
Top of Story