Call for Artists – 2019 Art competition launched!

Calling all Wildlife Artists!

Want to see your artwork become a symbol of Canadian culture?

Thanks to our wildlife artists, WHC bridges art with conservation and the human condition. 2019 marks our 35th year of the Canadian Wildlife Habitat Conservation Stamp and Print program. Since the first Stamp was released in 1985, this program has generated over $50M for habitat conservation efforts across the country.



For the 2019 Canadian Wildlife Habitat Conservation Stamp and Print,  the Canvasback (Aythya valisineria) has been selected for the spotlight. 

The Canvasback, sometimes referred to as the “King of Ducks” by waterfowlers, is the largest diving duck found in North America. The national population declined in the 1980s as a result of a prolonged drought on the Prairies but has increased since the beginning of the 1990s. (Sources: The Cornell Lab of Ornithology, All About the Birds, 2015; Environment and Climate Change Canada, Population Status of Migratory Game Birds in Canada, November 2015).





Interested artists can send their CVs and a weblink with access to previous artwork (or provide samples of your work) to

Deadline to confirm intent to participate:                   August 18, 2017

Deadline to submit 2019 art entries:                          October 12, 2017

Anticipated date of selection for 2019 competition:   October 2017

Thank you very much for your continued support of the Canadian Wildlife Habitat Conservation Stamp and Print program.  We look forward to receiving your artwork.

For more information, click here.