Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Seeks Entries for Conservation Art Contest


The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife invites artists to enter its Habitat Conservation Stamp art contest. The winning artist will receive $3000 and his or her artwork will be used to produce a stamp and other promotional items. Deadline for entries is 5 p.m. Feb. 29, 2012.

Artwork must feature one of the fish or wildlife species identified in the Oregon Conservation Strategy in its respective Strategy habitat. There are 286 native species and 11 habitats called out in the Strategy, which is available on ODFW’s website.

See the ODFW website for a copy of the announcement, rules and entry form.

The contest winner will be chosen by a panel comprised of a Fish and Wildlife Commissioner and four citizens to be selected by ODFW’s Director. Artwork will be available for public viewing.

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