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 .

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 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.

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Contest winners

Walleye habitat stamp

The 2020 walleye stamp

The 2020 walleye stamp

A walleye painted by Josh Evan of Mapleton will be on the 2020 walleye stamp.

Trout and salmon stamp

The 2020 trout stamp

The 2020 trout stamp

A rainbow trout painted by Melissa Mickelson of Minneapolis will be on the 2020 trout and salmon stamp.

Migratory waterfowl stamp

The 2020 waterfowl stamp

The 2020 waterfowl stamp

A snow goose painted by Michael Sieve of Rushford will be on the 2020 duck stamp.

Pheasant habitat stamp

The 2020 pheasant stamp

The 2020 pheasant stamp

A pheasant painted by Mark Kness of Albert Lea will be on the 2020 pheasant habitat stamp.

Turkey habitat stamp

The 2020 turkey stamp

The 2021 turkey stamp

A tom and hen painted by Stephen Hamrick of Lakeville will be on the 2021 wild turkey habitat stamp.


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.