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Important DSC Exhibitor Information: “Attendees List” Email and “Hotel Trade Show Housing” Companies

Dear Dallas Safari Club Exhibitors, DSC 2018 Attendees List: Many of you have received, or will receive an email or letter offering a “prepackaged list” of 32,000 attendee contacts. The email starts with the following question: Would you be interested in the “Dallas Safari Club (DSC) 2018 Attendees list?” The solicitation claims to offer the [...]

By |November 7th, 2017|From the DSC Newsroom, LEGACY|Comments Off on Important DSC Exhibitor Information: “Attendees List” Email and “Hotel Trade Show Housing” Companies

Good News: Investing in Conservation Makes a Difference

Conservation news can be depressing with yet another new species heading toward extinction seemingly every week. Does any of the money and effort for biodiversity actually save anything? The short answer is yes. A recent study published in Nature verified that biodiversity was threatened less in countries that spent more money on conservation efforts. For [...]

By |November 3rd, 2017|Conservation in Action, From the DSC Newsroom, North American Wildlife Conservation Model|Comments Off on Good News: Investing in Conservation Makes a Difference

DSC Supports EPA Action To Rescind Pebble Veto Due To New Mine Plan

DSC agrees with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) settlement with the Pebble Partnership that rescinds its 2014 “Proposed Determination.” This step will not guarantee or prejudge a particular outcome, but allows the operator of the mine to present a plan to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and undergo a rigorous environmental, economic and [...]

By |November 1st, 2017|Conservation in Action, From the DSC Newsroom, North American Wildlife Conservation Model, Pebble Mine, Press Release|Comments Off on DSC Supports EPA Action To Rescind Pebble Veto Due To New Mine Plan

DSC Names Capstick Hunting Heritage Award Recipient

DSC has selected Khalil Karimov of the Republic of Tajikistan to receive the 2018 Peter Hathaway Capstick Hunting Heritage Award. DSC will present Karimov with this honor at its Convention and Expo, Legacy, at Saturday evening's banquet, Jan. 6, 2018. Named after the well-known American author, whose defense of the international big game hunting community [...]

By |October 25th, 2017|From the DSC Newsroom, Hunting, LEGACY, Press Release|Comments Off on DSC Names Capstick Hunting Heritage Award Recipient

Planning the Hunt Part 3: Book the Hunt

Planning well in advance is a key to experiencing adventures of a lifetime. The first two parts of this series featured tips on preparing for and attending annual sporting shows where hunting opportunities abound. Now that you’ve decided on a type of hunt and selected the right outfitter, it’s time to seal the deal. Adventure [...]

By |October 23rd, 2017|From the DSC Newsroom, LEGACY|Comments Off on Planning the Hunt Part 3: Book the Hunt

Grants in Action: 1,000 Students to Receive Hot Lunches

DSC Foundation supplied a grant for the Olosiva Lunch Program, which ensures that 1,000 students at the Olosiva School in Tanzania receive hot lunch every day of the school year. For some students, this simple benefit could be the motivation to stay in school. Since the inception of the program in 2002, over 100 more [...]

By |October 20th, 2017|DSC Grant, From the DSC Newsroom|Comments Off on Grants in Action: 1,000 Students to Receive Hot Lunches

Update on Domestic Rhino Horn Trade in South Africa

Opinions on the domestic rhino horn trade legalization in South Africa continue to make headlines as legal auctions commence. The breeder with the largest number of rhinos, John Hume, legally obtained permits to hold the first online horn auction in late August. As the auction open date approached, Hume had to involve the higher courts [...]

By |October 4th, 2017|Anti-Poaching, Big Game, Conservation in Action, From the DSC Newsroom|Comments Off on Update on Domestic Rhino Horn Trade in South Africa

Combatting Poaching

Photo tourists and eco-tourists generally want to stay within a day’s journey of a major travel hub, have good roads, comfortable with a well-trained staff and wonderful food nestled in a beautiful landscape that’s not in a diseased area. Hunters require none of those amenities. Hunters will go deep into the bush which is why [...]

By |October 3rd, 2017|From the DSC Newsroom, We Hunt For Life|Comments Off on Combatting Poaching

The Deadliest Game

Which animal do you think takes the title of Deadliest Game so far in 2017? Leopard? Buffalo? Maybe the hyena with its bone-crushing jaws? As it turns out, there are several factors under consideration in Zimbabwe. For human fatalities, crocodiles were the number one culprit, responsible for 16 out of the total 23 deaths, and [...]

By |September 29th, 2017|From the DSC Newsroom, Hunting, lion|Comments Off on The Deadliest Game

Life After the Illegal Wildlife Trade

Over 160,000 seizures were documented through the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime from 2004 to 2015. But where do the Illegal Wildlife Trade confiscations end up? Depending on what was seized, the parts can go to places such as forensic labs for research, educational institutions for awareness, or government offices for further investigations. [...]

By |September 25th, 2017|Anti-Poaching, From the DSC Newsroom|Comments Off on Life After the Illegal Wildlife Trade