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Fish & wildlife habitat stamp program

Support fish and wildlife conservation by purchasing fish and wildlife habitat stamps. There are five stamps: trout and salmon, waterfowl, pheasant, walleye and turkey.

Stamps can be purchased in combination with a hunting or fishing license or as collectables. For more information, please visit the hunting license or fishing license page, or download a mail-in application This is a PDF file. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download it..

Stamp contest

Fish and wildlife habitat stamp contests are open to any Minnesota resident. If you are interested in entering the contest, download a copy of the stamp application and contest rules This is a PDF file. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download it. and submit the application along with your artwork. Here are lists of past winners.

All entries for the contest must be accompanied by the appropriate application materials. Contest application packages, which include all entry forms and specifications, are also available by writing from the Minnesota DNR Information Center, 500 Lafayette Road, St. Paul, Minnesota, 55155-4020, or by calling the DNR at (651) 296-6157.

Walleye Habitat Stamp

2017 contest results

A walleye painted by Timothy Turenne of Richfield will be on the 2017 walleye stamp.

Trout and Salmon Stamp

2017 contest results

A brook trout painted by Timothy Turenne of Richfield will be on the 2017 trout and salmon stamp.

Migratory Waterfowl Stamp

2017 contest results

A redhead duck painted by Timothy Turenne of Richfield will be on the 2017 duck stamp.

Pheasant Habitat Stamp

2017 contest results

A pheasant painted by Scot Storm of Sartell will be on the 2017 pheasant habitat stamp.

Turkey Habitat Stamp contest

2017 contest results

Richfield resident Timothy Turenne wins the 2017 Turkey stamp design contest.

Federal Duck Stamp

The Federal Duck Stamp or Federal Duck Stamp validation is required for all waterfowl hunters age 16 and older. More information about the Federal Duck Stamp and the Federal Duck Stamp contest administered by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service can be found at the agency's Web page.