- Associated Press - Tuesday, August 30, 2016

COLCHESTER, Vt. (AP) - The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is going to be celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the duck stamp program that has helped preserve 12,000 acres of wetlands across the state.

Fish and Wildlife Commissioner Louis Porter says waterfowl hunters, birders, and others who have purchased a Duck Stamp within the past 30 years have helped the state preserve a wide array of wetlands that will remain forever wild and accessible to the public.

Since 1986, the Vermont Duck Stamp Program has raised $4.5 million to help conserve wetlands as part of 93 separate projects.

The Sept. 8 celebration will be held at the Mallet’s Creek Wildlife Management Area in Colchester. The event is free and open to the public.

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