Craig Boddington, Weatherby Award Winner

Congratulations to Craig Boddington, who has been named the 2017 Weatherby Hunting and Conservation Award winner. DSC Life Member Craig Boddington was born and raised in Kansas, where his early big-game experience, in the mid-1960s, [...]

By |July 21st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Catastrophes Cause Big Problems for Wildlife

Natural disasters trigger more than temporary loss of habitat for wild animals. Think bigger: as in, increased vulnerability to poachers and death by fallen tree bigger. After a natural disaster, headlines often capture statistics about [...]

By |July 20th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

NAPHA Proposes New Measurement System

Earlier this month, Namibia Professional Hunting Association presented a new Trophy Measurement System to the Namibian Ministry of Environment and Tourism. The system provides more incentives to take older animals, minimizing the hunting by size [...]

By |July 17th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

HELP Act Includes De-listing Provisions, Promotes Science-Based Conservation

The Hunting Heritage and Environmental Legacy Prevention (HELP) for Wildlife Act has cleared the first hurdle in the U.S. Senate. If passed, this bill will increase protection for wildlife and outdoor traditions. The bill extends [...]

By |July 14th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Seized: 10 Tons of Ivory Marked “Fish”

Only a fraction of millions of illegal wildlife goods are confiscated. On July 4, Hong Kong custom officials intercepted the largest seizure of ivory on record. The 7 tons, or almost 16,000 pounds, of ivory [...]

By |July 12th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Wildfires Worsen with Biodiversity Loss

Wildfire season is well underway for 2017. So far this year, more than 30,000 fires have burned across 3 million acres. On July 10 alone, there were 20 new fires across 15 states, and only [...]

By |July 10th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments