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Florida Panther Making a Comeback

In February, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission confirmed a population increase for the Florida panther, or Puma concolor coryi. Only a couple dozen remained in the 1980s, but the population has been increasing steadily since 1995. Florida officials are confident that they are and will continue [...]

By |April 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Shane Mahoney: We Are on the Verge of a Renaissance for Hunting

"It is up to US to fight this fight." Our hunting world was shocked when the perception of hunting changed in the last few years, but the urbanization of society had been in front of us all along. Shane Mahoney gave this impactful speech on the current perception of hunting and the opportunity hunter-conservationists have [...]

By |April 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

DSC Frontline Foundation Grant Helps Injured African Hunting Guide

DSC Frontline Foundation has approved an interim grant for African professional hunting guide Andre Bennett, who was severely injured by a Cape buffalo while assisting on a hunt in Namibia. The grant will help offset the costs associated with his recovery. DSC Frontline Foundation will also be available if additional assistance is needed. On March [...]

By |April 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Elk Ready to Take Back West Virginia

Restoring a population of animals that were once native to an area is no easy feat, but the West Virginia Department of Natural Resources is trying. Active planning to reintroduce elk began in 2015, and in December 2016, 24 disease-free elks were moved from Kentucky to a West Virginia wildlife management area. For the first [...]

By |April 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

DSC Ships Trail Cameras to African Leopard Research Project

DSC is shipping 25 trail cameras donated by Cabela’s to Zambia Lion Project’s pilot program to conduct leopard surveys in Zambia and Tanzania. DSC and the DSC Foundation support the Zambia Lion Project through their grant program aimed at conserving wildlife and habitat. DSC Executive Director Ben Carter was instrumental in facilitating the donation. “Cabela’s [...]

By |April 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

DSC Frontline Foundation Rushes Emergency Funds to Continue Helicopter Search for Missing Guide

A professional South African hunting guide has been missing from a hunting expedition in Zimbabwe since Friday, April 7. An extensive land and air search is underway to find Scott van Zyl but the guide has yet to be found. DSC Frontline Foundation has approved an emergency grant to support the helicopter search efforts. Van [...]

By |April 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Quebec Caribou Hunt to Close, Research Continues

After the 2017-2018 fall season, the Quebec caribou hunt will close for an undetermined period of time. (Recreational hunting is closing – the subsistence hunt continues.) The provincial government has also called for the number of permits to be reduced by half for the upcoming final season. Before a hunt will be reinstated, officials want [...]

By |April 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

DSC Applauds President Trump’s Signing of House Joint Resolution 69

  DSC is pleased with President Trump’s signing of House Joint Resolution 69 (H.J. Res. 69), which overturns the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (Service) final rule pertaining to the management of wildlife in Alaska’s National Wildlife Refuges. H.J. Res. 69 reinstates Alaska’s authority to set predator control regulations and other established means and methods [...]

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

How Much is a Leopard Worth

 

By |April 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Bill Introduced for Future of Hunting and Outdoor Recreation

This week, a group of Democrat and Republican Senators introduced an omnibus of legislation that will protect and enhance the future of outdoor activities such as hunting, fishing and recreational shooting. If passed, the Sportsmen’s Act (S. 733) will ultimately strengthen the hunter’s voice in future federal legislation, ease public land access for outdoor recreation [...]

By |March 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments