Alaska’s two United States Senators and groups including the Alaska Federation of Natives and the Association of Village Council Presidents are working to get the new requirement that subsistence bird hunters in Alaska be required to buy a federal Duck Stamp, the proceeds of which go to conservation, overturned.  Should subsistence hunters, many of them Native Americans, be required to pay $15 each year to hunt ducks, geese, and other birds?

Written by Corey
Corey is a New Yorker who lived most of his life in upstate New York but has lived in Queens since 2008. He's only been birding since 2005 but has garnered a respectable life list by birding whenever he wasn't working as a union representative or spending time with his family. He lives in Forest Hills with Daisy and Desmond Shearwater. His bird photographs have appeared on the Today Show, in Birding, Living Bird Magazine, Bird Watcher's Digest, and many other fine publications. He is also the author of the American Birding Association Field Guide to the Birds of New York.