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DSC: Positive Elephant Finding Best Decision For Conservation, Anti-Poaching

(Nov. 17, 2017--DALLAS) DSC applauds the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announcement regarding a positive enhancement finding for elephants in the countries of Zambia and Zimbabwe. The positive enhancement standard is strict, and requires that the Service find “that the [animal] is taken as part of a well-managed conservation program that contributes to the long-term [...]

Young Hunter Award Winner Named

DSC is pleased to announce DSC Life Member Cooper Ribman, of Dallas, Texas, as the 2018 recipient of the Colin Caruthers Young Hunter Award. This award honors young hunters who have met a very strict set of criteria for hunting and academic achievement as well as community service and leadership. The award is named for [...]

By |November 9th, 2017|Awards, LEGACY, Press Release|0 Comments

Secretary Zinke Announces the Creation of the International Wildlife Conservation Council

Original Press Release Link Here WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced the creation of the International Wildlife Conservation Council. The Council will provide advice and recommendations to the Secretary of the Interior. It will focus on increased public awareness domestically regarding conservation, wildlife law enforcement, and economic benefits that result [...]

The Hunting World To Gather In Dallas

One of the world's fastest growing outdoor conventions and expos, the 2018 DSC Convention will return to Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center and Omni Hotel Dallas in Downtown Dallas. This year's theme is Legacy. The dates for The Greatest Hunters’ Convention on the Planet™ are Jan. 4-7, 2018, Thursday through Saturday 9 a.m. to 5:30 [...]

By |November 8th, 2017|LEGACY, Press Release|0 Comments

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 [...]

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|0 Comments

DSC Legacy’s Artist of the Year Is Sally Maxwell

(Sept. 22, 2017 − DALLAS) – Sally Maxwell, a popular, prolific artist and exhibitor at the DSC Convention and Expo, has been selected as the Artist of the Year for Legacy 2018. Maxwell’s art is primarily on scratchboard, which produces stunning works depicting the beauty of nature. Her subjects range from wildlife to people, and [...]

By |September 22nd, 2017|From the DSC Newsroom, LEGACY, Press Release|0 Comments

DSC and DSCF: “We Hunt For Life”

New Campaign To Educate Public On Benefits of Hunting DSC and DSCF’s media campaign will demonstrate how hunting is an integral part of international wildlife conservation. (Sept. 13, 2017 − DALLAS) – Today, DSC and DSC Foundation are debuting an ambitious campaign – “We Hunt for Life” – in order to reach hunters and non-hunters [...]

DSC: Corey Mason Hired As New Executive Director

After an exhaustive search from a qualified pool of applicants, the search committee recommended Corey Mason for the position of Executive Director of DSC. On August 9, the DSC Board of Directors approved the recommendation, and Mason has accepted the offer. A Certified Wildlife Biologist®, Mason was Regional Director of Texas Parks and Wildlife in [...]

By |August 11th, 2017|From the DSC Newsroom, News, Press Release|0 Comments

Common Sense, Science Is Foundation of Lion Conservation

Last week, a collared lion was tracked and shot by a professional hunter (PH) and his client near Hwange National Park. The animal was well outside the confines of the park, and was hunted in a fair-chase, ethical manner. Upon discovering the lion was a research subject, PH Richard Cooke, a DSC member, retrieved the [...]