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Positive Steps for Grizzlies to Return to the North Cascades

Another positive step has taken place in seeing the Grizzly bear return to the North Cascades. According to a recent article by The Wildlife Society, DOI Secretary Ryan Zinke has announced his support of plans to reintroduce the Grizzly to North Cascades National Park and the surrounding North Cascades ecosystem. The last sighting of a [...]

By |April 6th, 2018|Conservation in Action|0 Comments

Titans of Conservation Team up to Bring Water to the Chihuahuan Desert

March 16 & 17 volunteers from across Texas descended on the Big Bend Region to build two critical large format wildlife water guzzlers on the El Carmen Land and Conservation Company owned by Cemex USA (Houston) and Josiah Austin, and situated strategically between Texas Parks and Wildlife’s Black Gap Wildlife Management Area and Big Bend National Park [...]

New Collaboration to Benefit Big Game

From the U.S. Department of the Interior With a new order from U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke signed earlier this month, antelope, elk and mule deer will see habitat quality and migration corridors improved. The order also calls for improved collaboration with states and private landowners and facilitates all by using the best [...]

Support for Black Rhino Import Permit

By Richard Cheatham, DSCF President DSC (this time the DSC Foundation) auctioned another black rhino export permit given to DSC Foundation by the government of Namibia. The rhino killed by the hunter in the spring of 2017 was an old bull that had previously killed six other individuals – one post-productive male took out six [...]

By |February 5th, 2018|Big Game, Conservation in Action, We Hunt For Life|0 Comments

Good News for Rhinos, Bad News for Poachers

The number of rhinos illegally killed by poachers in South Africa decreased in 2017. Records revealed that the number is down from 1,054 in 2016. On another positive note, the conviction rate for poaching cases also increased up to 21% this year. However, the number of incidents remains high with 1,028 poached rhinos. The government [...]

Back to Business Around the States

In early January, New Hampshire Fish and Game Department began the fourth year of collaring moose to study their lifespan and productivity. Surrounding states Maine and Vermont will also coordinate in the efforts to understand what factors affect population growth the area. Within the first few years of study, scientists have linked the rise in [...]

By |January 23rd, 2018|Conservation in Action, From the DSC Newsroom, Hunting|0 Comments

DSC Expo Continues Upward Trend, Affirms Conservation Goals

The 2018 DSC Convention and Expo has just concluded, and all signs point to another successful "Greatest Hunters' Convention on the Planet ™." Attendance was robust, potentially 5,000 over last year, and the auction dollar amounts exceeded expectations by an impressive margin -- potentially more than a quarter of $1 million over budget. These funds [...]

By |January 9th, 2018|Conservation in Action, LEGACY|0 Comments

DSC 2018 Convention Auction Item of the Day – 5-Day Conservation Experience for Two with Ivan Carter in Mozambique

Online bidding now available for live auction items.  Over the course of four days, visitors of the DSC 2018 Convention will have the opportunity to contribute to DSC conservation efforts of ensuring the future of hunting and protecting a proud heritage. Through a series of silent and live auctions, convention attendees can bid on a [...]

By |December 31st, 2017|Conservation in Action, LEGACY|0 Comments

DSC Gets Results For Tanzania Safari Industry

Just in time for convention, Tanzania safari operators and hunters get good news from ministry officials. With DSC's convention just days away, outfitters from Tanzania were concerned that the proposed cancellation and auction of hunting blocks in their country would result in customers being reluctant to book hunting trips in 2018 and 2019, due to [...]

By |December 28th, 2017|Conservation in Action, From the DSC Newsroom, Press Release|0 Comments

CAPSTICK AWARD: And the Winner is … Khalil Karimov

By Rolf Baldus THE WINNER OF THE Peter Capstick Hunting Heritage Award for 2018 is Khalil Karimov from Tajikistan. He is one of the driving forces behind the Hunting & Conservation Alliance of Tajikistan (H&CAT), and behind the remarkable recovery of markhor, ibex, and snow leopards in the communal hunting conservancies in the Pamirs. Khalil [...]

By |December 21st, 2017|Conservation in Action, Hunting|0 Comments