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Ben Sitz, Roth Mattson, Ryan Mattson and Rachel Thelen are entering their duck paintings in the Junior Duck Stamp Contest. (Anna Erickson / Enterprise)

Wildlife art lovers celebrate art of conservation

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Four Park Rapids students are hoping their duck painting will turn into the next stamp.

The Junior Duck Stamp Contest is one of the largest art competitions in Minnesota, said Michael Hartung, Park Rapids Area High School art teacher.


It is the 16th year of the competition and Park Rapids has had two state winners during that time, he said.

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