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DSC Foundation Update

August, 2018 By John Eads – DSC Foundation Treasurer As a Certified Public Accountant, current Treasurer and member of the Board of Directors of DSC Foundation, I would like to provide an update on your Foundation. Other officers and members of the Board are President, Richard Cheatham, Secretary, Tori Nayfa, and Board members Karl Evans, [...]

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

Know Your Enemy

BY RICHARD T. CHEATHAM, DSC FOUNDATION PRESIDENT This article was originally featured in the July edition of Camp Talk. Some of you may have seen reports of a lion that was killed outside of Kruger National Park (KNP). In typical fashion, attempts to sensationalize the story and use it as the basis for an attack [...]

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

DSC, DSCF Exposure Increasing

This piece was originally featured in the June edition of Camp Talk The presence of DSC at home in the States and around the world, continues to grow. DSC is a member of the International Union for Conservation of Nature, a member of the International Council for Game & Wildlife Conservation (CIC) and in time, [...]

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

It’s Time for Duck Stamps

The 2018-2019 Federal Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamps are now on sale. One of the easiest ways that anyone can support conservation is by buying Federal Duck Stamps. While waterfowl hunters 16 years of age or older are required to purchase them, anyone can participate in conservation by buying Duck Stamps. In addition to [...]

By |July 2nd, 2018|From the DSC Newsroom, Hunting|0 Comments

Hunting News: Growing Populations Means New Hunt Seasons

The North Fork area of Wyoming could see its first-ever bison hunt this fall, with a proposed 2 permits for in-state residents and 1 for out-of-state. Based on the available resources, traffic issues, and chance for livestock interactions, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department looks for a maximum of 15 bison to migrate out of [...]

Prison Sentence for Convicted Rhino Horn Seller

What is the punishment for the sale of two black rhino horns? 27 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release and a ban from antique and wildlife sales for life. In March 2014, a California man sold two rhino horns to an undercover agent from U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) posing [...]

By |April 12th, 2018|Anti-Poaching, From the DSC Newsroom|0 Comments

Got 6 Hours and Want to Celebrate Conservation?

Did you know Dallas is only a 6-hour drive to America’s Best New Attraction? Johnny Morris’ Wonders of Wildlife National Museum & Aquarium (WOW) in Springfield, Mo., voted by USA TODAY readers as the number one best new attraction in the country, is a brand-new aquarium and museum that has WOW’ed families and guests since [...]

 Bees, Unexpected Remedy for Human-Wildlife Conflict

It’s seems odd that a large animal like an elephant would be afraid of a group of tiny bees. But a team of researchers in Africa are deterring 80 percent of elephants away from farmland because of that strong fear. Elephants forage crops in the night and destroy livelihoods when they wildly trudge through villages, [...]

By |March 1st, 2018|From the DSC Newsroom, wildlife|0 Comments

DSC Convention Duplicates Success of Previous Year

With another successful Convention & Expo under its belt, DSC is doing a final tally of the numbers. Again, the show proved to be a successful joint effort of volunteers, exhibitors, donors, attendees, and others who work hard to produce The Greatest Hunters’ Convention on the Planet™. The Convention in early January, held at the [...]

By |February 15th, 2018|From the DSC Newsroom, LEGACY, Press Release|0 Comments

Think You Know About Mammals?

There’s deer and dogs. Rhinos and rats. Bears and bats. But can you name all 6,495 species? This statistic comes from the new Mammal Diversity Database (MDD), which was presented in a recent study in the Journal of Mammalogy. It shows roughly a 20% increase in overall mammal diversity since 2005. New species that are [...]

By |February 13th, 2018|From the DSC Newsroom, Wildlife Conservation|0 Comments