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Conservation Force, DSC, Houston Safari Club, & Others File Suit Against Delta

Conservation Force and partners sue Delta to end “Big Five” hunting trophy embargo October 15, 2015 Conservation Force, Dallas Safari Club, Houston Safari Club, the CAMPFIRE Association, the Tanzania Hunting Operators Association (TAHOA), and Corey Knowlton filed suit today against Delta Air Lines, Inc. to compel an end to Delta’s illegal embargo on transport of [...]

By |October 16th, 2015|News, Press Release|0 Comments

2016 Artist of the Year Selected

DSC has announced that Laurel Barbieri, a longtime exhibitor, will be the Artist of the Year for Conservation, DSC’s 2016 convention and exposition. This title given to outstanding wildlife artists who exhibit dedication to conservation, outdoor education and hunting. Typically, these are seasoned, multi-talented wildlife artists who have been exhibiting with DSC for years, and [...]

By |October 14th, 2015|From the DSC Newsroom, News|0 Comments

DSC Announces New Chapter System and 2016 Convention Event Highlights

DALLAS (October 7, 2015) – Dallas Safari Club (DSC), a globally focused hunting conservation organization based in Dallas, announces the launch of a chapter affiliation program. Under the new chapter program, like-minded conservation groups without geographical ties to the organization will be eligible to seek local DSC chapter status and be an influential part in [...]

By |October 12th, 2015|From the DSC Newsroom, News, Press Release|0 Comments

Fall SAFETY Extravaganza

Last Saturday found 145 excited youngsters and their parents arriving by bus to the beautiful Greystone Castle in Mingus, Texas to participate in the annual DSC & DEF Fall Safety Extravaganza. Waiting for them was an army of dedicated DSC and DEF volunteers, men and women who bring their time, passion, and experience to this one [...]

By |September 28th, 2015|From the DSC Newsroom, News|0 Comments

Joof Lamprecht Passes at 67

The international hunting community, as well as countless friends at DSC, lost a dear friend, world class outfitter, and dedicated conservationist with the passing of Joof Lamprecht this morning. A true pioneer of the Namibian safari scene, Joof brought a vision of sustainable utilization to his safari areas while preaching ethical hunting, proper game management, [...]

By |August 31st, 2015|News|0 Comments

Houston Safari Club Creates Airline Petition

Houston Safari Club has created a petition this week regarding the recent airline ban on trophy shipping. Signing the petition shows your support for the facts behind sustainable hunting practices. "Hunting-related tourism is a primary source of funding for wildlife agencies and personnel, anti-poaching efforts, habitat preservation and species enrichment. Impairing the transport of legally [...]

By |August 28th, 2015|News|0 Comments

DSC’s Stance on Sustainable Lion Hunting

DSC Executive Director Ben Carter spoke on the use of sustainable lion hunting for wildlife conservation. This video is a definite must watch for all DSC members with questions after the recent lion incident in Zimbabwe. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bBBlLrpkPO0  

By |August 12th, 2015|From the DSC Newsroom, News, Press Release|0 Comments

Zimbabwe National Parks Clarifies Position on Hunting

Following a meeting by Zimbabwe National Parks with their Hunting and Tourism industry, the Director-General released the following statement. This report is good news for DSC members headed to Zimbabwe.

By |August 7th, 2015|Conservation in Action, News|0 Comments

Banning Trophy Hunting Would Harm Conservation

By ELLANIE SMIT While international organizations and activists are calling for a total ban of all trophy hunting the Minister of Environment and Tourism, Pohamba Shifeta, said that would have a devastating impact on the Namibian economy. “Banning trophy hunting will be the end of conservation in Namibia,” Shifeta said. Shifeta yesterday stressed the important [...]

By |August 6th, 2015|News|0 Comments

DSC Calls for Lifting of Air Freight Bans on Hunted Trophies

DALLAS (Aug. 4, 2015) − In the increasingly lucrative illicit global market for poached animal products, it is understandable that an airline/freight carrier does not want to be caught transporting illegal goods. However, this week, Delta, American, and United airlines all declared an immediate and unconditional ban on transporting any trophy parts from five African [...]

By |August 4th, 2015|From the DSC Newsroom, News, Press Release|1 Comment