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An open letter from the APHA President

"With all the recent hype surrounding trophy hunting, the most important conservation consideration to discuss has unfortunately been sidelined by a torrent of emotionally charged rhetoric from both sides. That consideration should be the final outcome that trophy hunting has on a population in an area and what happens to that wildlife population and its [...]

By |June 3rd, 2019|News, wildlife, Wildlife Conservation|0 Comments

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

Cougars: Michigan Surprise, Livestock Losses, and Management Debates

Michigan It’s always exciting to catch a rare find on a game camera. For the Upper Peninsula wildlife biologists, their cougar capture was one of those exciting moments. Since 2009, their game cameras have captured over three million images, but this is the first cougar. The Oct. 1 image is one of 38 confirmed observations [...]

By |December 4th, 2018|From the DSC Newsroom, wildlife, Wildlife Conservation|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

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

INTERNATIONAL WILDLIFE CONSERVATION COUNCIL MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT

This release was originally written by the International Wildlife Conservation Council. FALLS CHURCH, VA, Sept. 26-27, 2018 - The International Wildlife Conservation Council will hold a public meeting at the US Fish and Wildlife Service Headquarters in Falls Church, Virginia which will include presentations on sustainable wildlife conservation by African government officials and experts. Speakers invited [...]

By |September 13th, 2018|Wildlife Conservation|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 [...]

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 [...]