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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 [...]

New Collaboration to Benefit Big Game

From the U.S. Department of the Interior With a new order from U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke signed earlier this month, antelope, elk and mule deer will see habitat quality and migration corridors improved. The order also calls for improved collaboration with states and private landowners and facilitates all by using the best [...]

Think You Know About Mammals?

There’s deer and dogs. Rhinos and rats. Bears and bats. But can you name all 6,495 species? This statistic comes from the new Mammal Diversity Database (MDD), which was presented in a recent study in the Journal of Mammalogy. It shows roughly a 20% increase in overall mammal diversity since 2005. New species that are [...]

By |February 13th, 2018|From the DSC Newsroom, Wildlife Conservation|0 Comments

Dallas Safari Club Position on Captive Bred Lion Hunting

Few animals in Africa, or anywhere, are as iconic as the African lion. As hunters we understand the benefits of lion hunting. Dallas Safari Club has stated, and firmly believes, that in the fight to save lions, hunters are their best allies. In January 2013, Dallas Safari Club announced its definition of the ideal huntable [...]

DSC Supports Administration’s Decision to Modify Utah National Monuments

In a recent announcement from The White House and the Department of the Interior, modifications to two national monuments − Bears' Ears and other massive set-asides − will both continue to protect objects of significance and important wildlife habitat but also will prioritize public use and access. DSC believes the hunting community should be aware of the [...]

By |December 19th, 2017|From the DSC Newsroom, News, Press Release, Wildlife Conservation|0 Comments

DSC Joins Bear Ban Dismay: “Where is the Science?”

  This week, despite a wealth of scientific evidence to the contrary, British Columbia moved to ban all grizzly hunting in the province, effective immediately. The reason for the ban appears to be the government’s “consultation” with “many British Columbians” who have declared the hunt "is not in line with their values," according to a [...]

By |December 18th, 2017|From the DSC Newsroom, News, Press Release, Wildlife Conservation|0 Comments

Update From DSC’s Executive Director

Dear Members of DSC, As I last reported, DSC President, Craig Nyhus, and I have been in Africa for the last two weeks attending meetings with professional hunting associations and partners. As such, I wanted to provide a quick update. We began our travels in South Africa, attending the Professional Hunters’ Association of South Africa [...]

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 [...]

Surprisingly Fearless Wildlife Observed in Botswana

Scientists recently discovered a unique pattern in Botswana’s carnivore populations by studying resource availability and intraguild species relationships. First, what are intraguild species? They are different species that eat the same prey. Think of how a fox and coyote might both pursue rabbits in the same area. This relationship can lead to predation when a [...]

By |November 16th, 2017|From the DSC Newsroom, Wildlife Conservation|0 Comments