• Duck Stamps and the Best National Wildlife Refuges for Birding

    3 monthes ago - By 10,000 Birds

    In June, the 2018-2019 Federal Duck Stamp was released. Birders have been encouraged by the American Birding Association and others to buy Federal Duck Stamps. The argument is straightforward: birders buy stamps and the federal government turns around and obtains important bird habitat. Since appropriate habitat is both essential and quickly vanishing, the reasoning is that there there are few better ways to preserve birds.
    But what kind of impact does it really have for birders? How important are 10,000 or 100,000 or even 1,000,000 acres and where are those acres anyhow?
    Not long ago, I...
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