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MEMBER ACTION ALERT: WE NEED YOU HR 3055

Yesterday, Rep. Vern Buchanans offered an amendment to HR 3055, which contains the Interior appropriations bills. The amendment would ban funds to issue permits for the import of legally hunted elephants or lions from Tanzania, Zimbabwe or Zambia. We urge you to contact Rep. Vern Buchanans office at 202-225-5015 and request that he withdraws the amendment. Below [...]

By |June 20th, 2019|From the DSC Newsroom, lion, News, wildlife|0 Comments

Trends in Wildlife Web Searches

Any other data lovers out there? Out of almost 40,000 different animal and plant pages on Wikipedia representing 52 taxonomic classes and 1,611 families, about 10,000 of them show repeating patterns in page searches every year. The data confirms that human interest in different species follows the species’ seasonality, especially in insects and flowering plants. [...]

By |March 27th, 2019|From the DSC Newsroom, wildlife|0 Comments

Extinct Leopard Sightings, Rare Lynx Capture, and Elusive Black Leopards

Rangers Look to Confirm Extinct Leopard Sightings Declared extinct in 2013, the Formosan clouded leopard has had no confirmed sightings since 1983. Recently, two different groups of rangers believe to have spotted the extinct leopard in a southern Taiwan mountain region. One group saw several leopards chasing goats on a cliff, and another saw one [...]

By |March 22nd, 2019|From the DSC Newsroom|0 Comments

Hunting in Media Spotlight – Again

BY RICHARD T. CHEATHAM, DSC FOUNDATION EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR You may have seen the news reports about a gentleman from North Texas, who recently purchased a markhor hunt in Pakistan, and harvested a great ram. The DSC Life Member did a nice job of explaining the hunt, and setting out the benefits that his hunt provided. [...]

By |March 18th, 2019|From the DSC Newsroom, Op-Ed|0 Comments

North Dakota Biologist Wins Literary Award

Get to know new member Karen Seginak, the 2019 Dave Baxter Literary Award Winner “I obtained my B.S. in Zoology from Colorado State University and my M.S. in Zoology from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. I've since then worked as a wildlife biologist since 1990 and my passion is being out in the field, engaged entirely in [...]

By |March 11th, 2019|From the DSC Newsroom|0 Comments

Richard T. Cheatham Hired as Executive Director of DSC Foundation

Following an extensive search that began with the appointment of the Executive Director Search Committee in the fall of 2017, DSC Foundation is pleased to announce the hiring of Richard T. Cheatham as the executive Director of DSC Foundation. As President of the DSC Foundation for the past two years, Richard has performed many of [...]

By |January 15th, 2019|From the DSC Newsroom|0 Comments

DSC Celebrates Successful Year, Looks Forward to Supporting Mission in 2019

After a remarkably successful 2018, DSC is eager to start the new year by hosting hunters and conservationists from around the world during its 2019 DSC Convention, Mogambo: Dagga Boy Danger, to be held January 17-20. One of the world's fastest-growing outdoor conventions and expos, the 2019 DSC Convention will return to Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center and Omni Hotel Dallas in [...]

By |December 27th, 2018|From the DSC Newsroom|0 Comments

DSC Announces Selection of New Chapter Coordinator

DSC is proud to announce the selection of Carson Keys as the Chapter Management and Development Coordinator. Carson will begin his duties on January 7, 2019.Carson grew up in Fairbanks, Alaska, chasing some of North America’s biggest animals at an early age.  After joining the U.S. Army as a medic, and serving in a sniper platoon, he completed a Bachelors [...]

By |December 19th, 2018|From the DSC Newsroom|0 Comments

Spreading Christmas Cheer

Thanks to a quick visit by the Happy Hill Farm Choir, the DSC Office halls are full of Christmas cheer. The traveling Christmas choir stopped by DSC Headquarters to sing a few carols, both classic and new, to some of the staff and board members this afternoon. After all the hours of practice and analysis [...]

By |December 11th, 2018|From the DSC Newsroom, Volunteering|0 Comments

Rare Wildlife Sightings

NW Montana Woodland Caribou Near the U.S./Canada border, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) has confirmed recent woodland caribou sightings. And, in even better news, a breeding pair may be present. Although these caribou are native to the area, these reports are extremely rare. Once spanning from central British Columbia to Idaho, Montana and Washington, [...]

By |December 7th, 2018|From the DSC Newsroom, wildlife|0 Comments