Don't Use Plastic Holders for Oregon Licenses

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When you buy your new 2008 fishing or hunting license, don't put it in a plastic license holder warn Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife staff. Although new license paper is tear resistant and reasonably waterproof, interaction with plastic causes the ink to fade.

"We are asking people to do something different with their new licenses. Please, don't put them in plastic license holders or laminate them," said DeAnna Erickson, ODFW License Services manager. She suggests carrying the license holder in your wallet as you would a receipt or using a paper or Tyvek license holder.

Tyvek license holders will be available at ODFW offices beginning in mid-February.