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DLNR Press Launch: Hawaiian Wildlife Conservation Seal Contest Opens

Posted on November 22, 2021 in The division’s newest informationAnd the newsroom

(Honolulu) – Artists are invited to submit entries to DLNR’s Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) within the annual artwork competitors depicting two native wildlife species in 2022-23 Hawaii Wildlife Conservation and Recreation Chook Stamp.

The Wildlife Conservation Seal is a requirement on Hawaiian looking licenses. The Recreation Chook Seal is required for anybody aspiring to hunt recreation birds. Each stamps will likely be accessible to philatelic collectors.

The topic of this 12 months’s stamps

Chook Stamp Recreation- chokar sArtridge (Elctoris Chokar) (happens on all main Hawaiian islands) It was launched to Hawaii in 1923. It’s native to Asia and Japanese Europe, from Israel to Nepal. They’re roughly 14 inches lengthy and have a brownish-gray again with sides striped with black and white feathers. Their face is white with a black stripe throughout the eyes as much as the neck. They’re a dominant element of avifauna in greater shrubs and will have crammed a distinct segment held by now-extinct or uncommon birds. The function of unique birds in facilitating seed dispersal and germination of native plant species has been discovered to be helpful in restoring degraded ecosystems.

Wildlife Safety Seal- ʻIʻiwi (Vestiaria coccinea) is federally listed as endangered statewide. Adults have vibrant pink plumage with black wings, tail and a salmon-colored curved beak. Juveniles are yellowish with black spots, and a shorter darkish beak that turns into yellowish in shade then salmon with age. It feeds totally on ʻōhia nectar, but in addition go to the tube flowers of small crops similar to akala and lobelias and take bugs.

Admission necessities

Regulate: the homeland of Hawaii

dimension: Accomplished graphic max 24″ x 36″ and unframed (diminished to a 1″ x 1.5″ stamp)

Common: oil or acrylic

Entry: Accomplished oil or acrylic portray or picture 8.5 x 11 inches / print / copy of a accomplished portray

Restrict: All entries should be obtained by February 25, 2022. The winner will likely be notified in March 2022.

Delivery charge: All work submitted should be accompanied by a charge of $35.00 to cowl the price of returning art work. If the verify is just not included, you will want to return to the administration workplace to select up your art work. Checks should be paid to the DLNR. In any other case, a photograph, print or copy of an unique portray could also be despatched freed from cost (see software kind).

Funds: The winner will obtain a prize of as much as $1,000 most.

Funds from Hawaii Wildlife Conservation stamp gross sales go to the state’s Wildlife Revolving Fund to help wildlife and habitat teams, and administration of looking.

Previously 12 months, proceeds from each printers have been used to cowl among the prices of sustaining the looking items and so as to add fowl and mammal looking alternatives the place attainable. Proceeds from wildlife conservation stamp gross sales can even present funds for the annual Lānaʻi Recreation Administration Co-op and several other different looking leases.

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Sources

(All photos/video courtesy: DLNR)

Footage: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/vasfe9ie68ad6r5/AADKqGLY1Y2URmacSwVRz02la?dl=0

Software kind:

http://dlnr.hawaii.gov/recreation/recordsdata/2021/11/FY22-23-artist-application2doc3.pdf

Copies of this commercial and software kind can be found upon request from DOFAW, 1151 Punchbowl St., Room 325, Honolulu, HI 96813. For questions relating to the competitors or for an software, please electronic mail: [email protected] Or name (808) 6869347.

Media contact:

Giovanni Gardens
Communication Specialist
Hawaii Division of Land and Pure Assets
[email protected]
808-587-0396 (Communication Workplace)

https://dlnr.hawaii.gov/