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Hunting’s Role in Pakistan

In Pakistan, the story of trophy hunting and the markhor is regarded as a success. But, poachers continue to threaten that status. On Dec. 28, a local Pakistani Parks and Wildlife Department caught several poachers with the meat, horns and skin of two flare-horned markhor. The Department and government worked together to prosecute the suspects [...]

By |January 25th, 2018|From the DSC Newsroom, Hunting|0 Comments

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 Adds Newest Chapter – DSC Wyoming

DSC announces its newly established affiliate chapter, DSC Wyoming. The group joins the growing chapter affiliate program, bringing the total number of chapters to nine. The program connects conservation groups without geographical ties to DSC to share in achieving the club's vision of a society that values wildlife, engages in its conservation, and understands and [...]

By |January 17th, 2018|Chapters, From the DSC Newsroom|0 Comments

Dallas Safari Club Position on Captive Bred Lion Hunting

Few animals in Africa, or anywhere, are as iconic as the African lion. As hunters we understand the benefits of lion hunting. Dallas Safari Club has stated, and firmly believes, that in the fight to save lions, hunters are their best allies. In January 2013, Dallas Safari Club announced its definition of the ideal huntable [...]

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

DSC Supports Administration’s Decision to Modify Utah National Monuments

In a recent announcement from The White House and the Department of the Interior, modifications to two national monuments − Bears' Ears and other massive set-asides − will both continue to protect objects of significance and important wildlife habitat but also will prioritize public use and access. DSC believes the hunting community should be aware of the [...]

By |December 19th, 2017|From the DSC Newsroom, News, Press Release, Wildlife Conservation|0 Comments

DSC Joins Bear Ban Dismay: “Where is the Science?”

  This week, despite a wealth of scientific evidence to the contrary, British Columbia moved to ban all grizzly hunting in the province, effective immediately. The reason for the ban appears to be the government’s “consultation” with “many British Columbians” who have declared the hunt "is not in line with their values," according to a [...]

By |December 18th, 2017|From the DSC Newsroom, News, Press Release, Wildlife Conservation|0 Comments

Update From DSC’s Executive Director

Dear Members of DSC, As I last reported, DSC President, Craig Nyhus, and I have been in Africa for the last two weeks attending meetings with professional hunting associations and partners. As such, I wanted to provide a quick update. We began our travels in South Africa, attending the Professional Hunters’ Association of South Africa [...]

Spanish Giraffes, Silly Mammoths, and Killer Cat Folklore

A Giraffe in Madrid? A new fossil discovery near Madrid revealed that an ancient ancestor of the giraffe may have inhabited Europe even earlier than scientists previously thought. The fossils of three other similar individuals were found, but they were not nearly as intact as the Madrid fossil. Decennatherium rex, as the new species has [...]

By |November 17th, 2017|Friday Funday, From the DSC Newsroom|0 Comments

Surprisingly Fearless Wildlife Observed in Botswana

Scientists recently discovered a unique pattern in Botswana’s carnivore populations by studying resource availability and intraguild species relationships. First, what are intraguild species? They are different species that eat the same prey. Think of how a fox and coyote might both pursue rabbits in the same area. This relationship can lead to predation when a [...]

By |November 16th, 2017|From the DSC Newsroom, Wildlife Conservation|0 Comments