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News Junior Duck Stamp winner announced

Tiffany Xiao of Acton has won the 2019 Masaschusetts Junior Duck Stamp contest. Her award-winning work will represent Massachusetts in the national JDS contest.
  • Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

Media Contact for Junior Duck Stamp winner announced

Marion Larson, MassWildlife

JDS Best of Show acrylic painting of a Barrow’s Goldeneye pair

Tiffany Xiao, a student of the Apple-Leaf Studio in Boxborough, won Best of Show in the 2019 Massachusetts Junior Duck Stamp (JDS) Contest. Her acrylic painting of a Barrow’s Goldeneye pair was selected from 232 entries. Xiao’s award winning work will move on to the National JDS Contest to be held in Laurel, MD. Good luck, Tiffany!

Students from kindergarten through 12th grade from across the Commonwealth submitted original works of art depicting waterfowl in appropriate wetland habitat, demonstrating both artistic talent and a knowledge of the value of wetlands for wildlife. In March, MassWildlife hosted an awards ceremony for the top 100 winning artists at Field Headquarters. A combination of the top 100 artworks will be exhibited throughout Massachusetts in the coming year.

The Massachusetts JDS Program is sponsored by MassWildlife, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, with support from Massachusetts Sportsmen’s Council. You can support the JDS Program and wetland conservation by purchasing Junior Duck Stamps featuring national winners from previous years. A limited number of Junior Duck Stamps available for purchase at MassWildlife's Westborough Office (cash or check only) or buy online at

Learn more about the Massachusetts Junior Duck Stamp Program.

Media Contact for Junior Duck Stamp winner announced

Division of Fisheries and Wildlife 

MassWildlife is responsible for the conservation of freshwater fish and wildlife in the Commonwealth, including endangered plants and animals. MassWildlife restores, protects, and manages land for wildlife to thrive and for people to enjoy.