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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 [...]

MEMBER ACTION ALERT: Take 5 minutes to speak up for conservation!

The Department of the Interior and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are working diligently for the sportsman, and we need to support them in their actions. DSC has weighed in on this important action, and I am writing to ask that you also make your voice heard. This proposal opens three National Wildlife Refuges (NWRs) to [...]

Piecing Together the Puzzle of the Texas Mule Deer

The mission of the Borderlands Research Institute (BRI) is to help conserve the natural resources of the Chihuahuan Desert Borderlands through research, education, and outreach. One of BRI’s recent long-term mule deer studies is designed to help better understand antler growth, body characteristics, and tooth wear for mule deer of varying age classes (especially bucks). [...]

By |June 8th, 2018|Uncategorized, wildlife, Wildlife Conservation|0 Comments

Got 6 Hours and Want to Celebrate Conservation?

Did you know Dallas is only a 6-hour drive to America’s Best New Attraction? Johnny Morris’ Wonders of Wildlife National Museum & Aquarium (WOW) in Springfield, Mo., voted by USA TODAY readers as the number one best new attraction in the country, is a brand-new aquarium and museum that has WOW’ed families and guests since [...]