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The Unheard Voice

As the debate continues between the anti-hunting community and those who believe in the "Conservation Through Hunting" model, the unheard voice is the rural African who must live among the wild animals. It is these people who are most affected when politics supersedes science in the management of wildlife. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SsF5Ugs_xIo

By |August 20th, 2018|Conservation in Action, Hunting, wildlife|0 Comments

TX Hunting License Sale Opens

Don’t miss the dove season opener because you forgot to renew your hunting license! The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department reminds sportsmen that all current year Texas hunting and fishing licenses (except year-to-date fishing licenses) expire Aug 31. New licenses for 2018-19 go on sale Aug. 15. Outdoor enthusiasts in Texas purchase more than 2.4 [...]

By |August 14th, 2018|Hunting|0 Comments

Bumpy Road To Grizzly Season

As the grizzly hunt returns in certain areas of Idaho and Wyoming, every step of the way has been scrutinized as we approach the inaugural season. After 7,000 people applied for the Wyoming hunt permits, the 22 winners have been selected. However, at least one of those winners does not plan to use the permit [...]

Lands Exchanged, Hunting Access Increased

A Notice of Decision from the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) opens access to certain hunting areas in Tooele County, Utah for the first time. Read more about how this exchange of public and private lands increases recreational and economic opportunities in the BLM press release below: Consistent with the Administration’s priority of being a good [...]

By |July 31st, 2018|Big Game, Hunting, News|0 Comments

WMA Renovation Brings Special Visitor

In Virginia, hunters should expect some improvements during their next waterfowl hunt at Hog Island Wildlife Management Area (WMA). But in the meantime, bird enthusiasts can enjoy a unique visitor: the ruff. Ruffs are Eurasian sandpipers whose visits to North America are sparse but are especially unique to Hog Island. They have not been sighted [...]

Sunday Hunting Expands in Delaware

New bill addresses deer herd’s agricultural damage Last Wednesday, Delaware Governor John Carney expanded hunting opportunities in the state by eliminating restrictions on private land deer hunting on Sundays. The law, Senate Bill 198, also increases hunting on public lands by granting the Delaware Department of Natural Recourses and Environmental Control (DNREC) authority to regulate [...]

By |July 18th, 2018|Conservation in Action, Hunting|0 Comments

Bear Hunt Backlash, from Northern Sweden to Western U.S.

As the brown bear population continues to grow in Sweden, so does the number of available hunting permits. Administration in Jämtland, a north-west Swedish province, increased permits from 70 last year to 100 this year in hopes to ease the effects of bears on local reindeer. The impact of their predator-prey relationship is still being [...]

By |July 10th, 2018|Hunting|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

The Return of Romania’s Bear Hunt

A law has finally passed in Romania to bring back the brown bear hunt. It requires the Ministry of Environment to produce a hunting quota for wildlife management each year. Since the hunting ban in late 2016, several organizations, such as the International Council for Game and Wildlife Conservation (CIC), have been working for Romania [...]

By |June 22nd, 2018|Hunting, wildlife|0 Comments

TX Zone To See Earliest Dove Season Opener Since 1950

South Zone dove hunters will see the earliest opener in seven decades after Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission approved the hunting regulation changes for 2018-19. Texas hunters will see several changes this fall, including an early opener for dove season in the South Zone, a mule deer season in Lynn County, experimental mule deer antler [...]

By |June 7th, 2018|Hunting, News|0 Comments