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Vendors to sell decoys during wildlife exhibition

WEST ALTON, Mo. – The third annual Working Wildfowl: Decoys, Carvings and the Waterfowl Tradition, an original and historically significant exhibit showcasing vintage and contemporary decoys, calls and photography, continues at The Audubon Center at Riverlands, 301 Riverlands Way, West Alton, through Dec. 30.

The unique exhibit offers a rare glimpse into some of the region’s finest private decoy collections. On display will be the works of such masters as Elmer Crowell (1862-1952), Charles Perdew, Bert Graves (1880-1956) and Robert Elliston (1847-1925).

For the first time, decoys are on sale throughout the exhibition. The decoy exhibitors will offer a select few decoys from their collections for sale (cash and check only).

On Saturday, Nov. 8, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. will be a Vendor’s Market. Vintage and contemporary decoys, carvings and artwork will be available for purchase.

At 1 p.m. on Nov. 8 will be an informal roundtable featuring local decoy collectors and interested visitors.

The Audubon Center at Riverlands The Audubon Center at Riverlands is located on the banks of the Mississippi River, in the Riverlands Migratory Bird Sanctuary, near the confluence of the Missouri and the Mississippi rivers.

The Audubon Center is open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. except on select holidays. For more information call (636) 899-0090 or go to

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