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DSC Call To Action: The Chance for a New Beginning in Botswana

DSC Members,As many of you may have heard or read, the government in Botswana is considering a substantial reform to the country’s wildlife management policy. Included in the reform is the re-opening of hunting on government lands and the re-opening of elephant hunting. The former administration ended Botswana’s long and storied history of wildlife management [...]

By |March 5th, 2019|Elephant, Hunting, wildlife, Wildlife Conservation|0 Comments

The Importance of Elephant Hunting to CAMPFIRE and CAMPFIRE to Elephants: A Case of the Mahenye Community in Zimbabwe

This report was created by one of the CAMPFIRE areas with people and elephant being jeopardized by hold on elephant trophy imports. The initiation of the Community Areas Management Programme for Indigenous Resources (CAMPFIRE) in Zimbabwe has brought with it a number of positive contributions to the lives of people, and in turn improved the [...]

By |January 28th, 2019|Hunting, wildlife|0 Comments

Japan Opens Hunting Business School

A city outside of Tokyo now offers courses to educate locals on how to make a living through hunting. The city of Kimitsu is presenting a rare opportunity for the local government to formally teach hunting and cooking game. But, it took a blunder to bring this need to light. After the city of Kimitsu [...]

By |November 9th, 2018|Hunting|0 Comments

DSC Chapter Network Growing Fast!

The DSC Chapter Network, now just barely three years old, has added three new chapters in the last couple of months. DSC Oklahoma, DSC Texas Panhandle and the East Texas Sportsman's Club, aka DSC East Texas, have come on board, bringing the total number of chapters to 11. Boasting nearly 150 members, DSC Oklahoma will [...]

By |November 1st, 2018|Chapters, Hunting, News, Press Release|0 Comments

Don’t Miss the Hunter’s Moon Tonight

We don’t just mean an episode of Larry Weishuhn and Blake Barnett’s “DSC’s Trailing the Hunter’s Moon.” The full moon in tonight’s sky is officially called the Hunter’s Moon. Each month has a unique name for the full moon, which has been shaped and shifted through various cultures over centuries. Many of the names are [...]

By |October 24th, 2018|Hunting, wildlife|0 Comments

DSC Voices Strong Opposition to Cancelled Grizzly Hunts

A federal judge has reinstated federal protection for grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone region blocking planned hunts in Idaho and Wyoming. On Sept. 24, 2018, Federal U.S. District Judge Dana Christensen disregarded the advice of numbers of wildlife biologists and conservation experts when he ruled to overturn the March 2017 decision by the U.S. [...]

Black Rhino Import Permit- YES!

By Richard T. Cheatham, DSC Foundation President The U S Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) will approve the issuance of a permit to import the black rhino killed by the US hunter who purchased the export permit and hunt at an auction conducted by DSC Foundation in December 2016. This decision is a significant victory for those [...]

By |September 26th, 2018|Hunting, wildlife, Wildlife Conservation|0 Comments

Panhandle Mule Deer Regulation Change

Planning on hunting mule deer in the Panhandle? Make sure you have brushed up on the new antler restriction. Hunters in Briscoe, Childress, Cottle, Floyd, Hall, and Motley counties will be required to uphold a new antler restriction regulation that requires all harvested mule deer bucks to have a main beam outside spread greater than [...]

By |September 20th, 2018|Hunting, wildlife, Wildlife Conservation|0 Comments

Unarmed Bow Transport Rules Finalized

Effective October 18, anyone on foot or horseback can carry unloaded bows and crossbows across National Park Service property without a permit. The proposal began earlier this year with a public comment period from March 2, 2018 to May 1, 2018. See the full press release below from National Park Service: The National Park Service [...]

By |September 17th, 2018|Hunting|0 Comments

FACE: URGENT CALL FOR QUICK AND DECISIVE ACTION: AFRICAN SWINE FEVER DETECTED IN WILD BOAR IN BELGIUM

Please read FACE's latest releast on the spread of African Swine Fever in Europe. DSC has recently become an associate member of FACE. Download the full release here.

By |September 14th, 2018|Hunting, wildlife, Wildlife Conservation|0 Comments