OAK HARBOR - Thursday is the deadline to enter the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's 2012 Ohio Junior Duck Stamp Contest, administered by the Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge.
The conservation education program is open to any child in kindergarten through high school.
Students may submit artwork featuring one of the following species: whistling ducks, swans, geese, brant, dabbling ducks, diving ducks, sea ducks, mergansers, stiff tails or Hawaiian ducks. A full list of permitted species is available at www.fws.gov/juniorduck.
Judging is open to the public and will be begin at 9 a.m. March 16 at Holiday Inn, Westlake.
Entry forms should be mailed to Junior Duck Stamp Coordinator, 14000 W. SR 2, Oak Harbor, OH 43449.