New Zealand Issued Stamp on World Wetland Day

newzealand wetland day stampA Marlborough wetland will benefit from the sales of a new postage stamp from Fish & Game.The stamp released to mark World Wetlands Day, with sales going towards conservation work at wetlands around the country such as Para Wetland in Marlborough.Para Wetland, which lies alongside State Highway 1 between Blenheim and Picton, was New Zealand’s largest remaining lowland wetland and was largely owned by Fish & Game, Johnson said.The stamp featured a painting of grey duck by Whangarei artist Sandra Whyte.Funds from game bird hunting licences and other related Fish & Game products also went towards conservation work at wetlands.

Related Posts with Thumbnails
This entry was posted in Commemorative Stamps, History Behind A Stamp, Miniature Sheet, New Stamps, News, Themes, World and tagged , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *