The winning artist in each contest receives a $2,000 award and winning artwork is used to produce collector's stamps and other promotional items with sale proceeds benefitting Oregon's fish, wildlife and their habitats.
The whistle rang in my ears as the Vizsla wheeled on cue. No pheasant there. The lack of a bird didn’t dim her spirits, however, as the dog’s excited bounce belied. Onward she ran, down row after row of stiff sorghum stalks in pursuit of her prey.
Bart Skelton reminisces on a childhood spent hunting quail at the Shipp Ranch, and the affect it has had on his life ever since.