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Sneezing Wild Dogs and Colorful Ocelot Prey

Nature can be complex and unpredictable. Even when biologists or wildlife scientists know a behavior occurs, certain ones are difficult to interpret and capture. Here’s a look at some of the unique wildlife moments documented recently. Researchers have discovered a new communicative signal in wild dogs in Botswana. Wild dogs use sneezes to gauge consensus [...]

By |September 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

DSC Legacy’s Artist of the Year Is Sally Maxwell

(Sept. 22, 2017 − DALLAS) – Sally Maxwell, a popular, prolific artist and exhibitor at the DSC Convention and Expo, has been selected as the Artist of the Year for Legacy 2018. Maxwell’s art is primarily on scratchboard, which produces stunning works depicting the beauty of nature. Her subjects range from wildlife to people, and [...]

By |September 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

National Survey Highlights Significance of Hunting, Fishing

In 2016, 101.6 million Americans age 16 and older enjoyed some form of fishing, hunting or wildlife-associated recreation. That’s 40 percent of the U.S. population. The economic contribution of those activities was $156.3 billion. That’s 1 percent of GDP. In other words, one out of every 100 dollars produced from U.S.-made goods and services was [...]

By |September 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What’s Worse Than a Grizzly Bear Attack?

Being attacked twice in one day. Todd Orr became a social media sensation last October as the man who survived two grizzly bear attacks in one morning. And took a video of himself hiking to his car. And drove himself to the hospital. About three miles into his morning hike to scout for elk, Orr [...]

By |September 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why We Hunt

Hunters hunt for adventure, to connect with nature and for the benefits it brings to wildlife through Sustainable Use Conservation. To learn more about why We Hunt for Life, visit dscf.org.

By |September 14th, 2017|Big Game, Conservation in Action, From the DSC Newsroom, Hunting, News|0 Comments

DSC and DSCF: “We Hunt For Life”

New Campaign To Educate Public On Benefits of Hunting DSC and DSCF’s media campaign will demonstrate how hunting is an integral part of international wildlife conservation. (Sept. 13, 2017 − DALLAS) – Today, DSC and DSC Foundation are debuting an ambitious campaign – “We Hunt for Life” – in order to reach hunters and non-hunters [...]

By |September 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Trophy Hunting Generates $130 Million Annually to South African Economy

North-West University and PHASA conducted surveys to put an end to information gaps in the trophy hunting industry in South Africa. By breaking down survey responses and known costs, the research project determined the approximate contribution of trophy hunting to the South African Economy is $130 Million annually. The researchers sought to determine the profile [...]

By |September 12th, 2017|Conservation in Action, From the DSC Newsroom, Hunting|0 Comments

Know the Facts and Speak Out

 BY RICHARD T. CHEATHAM, DSC FOUNDATION PRESIDENT This article is featured in the Spring 2017 issue of Game Trails, our quarterly publication  for DSC members. Hunting, as an essential element of a well-managed wildlife management plan, works. It protects wildlife. It preserves wild places. It feeds the hungry. It brings benefit to the people who live and [...]

Hunters Save Missing Man’s Life

What do you remember the most about your first hunt? Spending time with a loved one? The crisp, cool air? The feel of the rifle stock? What about saving a man’s life? For one young child in New Zealand, that certainly describes his first hunting experience. An elderly man had been reported missing by his [...]

By |September 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Solution to Save Caribou: Hunt More Moose

The woodland caribou population in southern British Columbia is declining, but scientists from the University of British Columbia and the University of Alberta have discovered a way to stabilize the population: hunt more moose. The increasing moose and white-tailed deer populations have contributed to the decline of caribou. All three of these species share a [...]

By |September 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments