DSC News Center

Aug 2nd

2020

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Capstick Award Nominations Open: Deadline August 25

The Peter Hathaway Capstick Hunting Heritage Award is now open for nominations. DSC members can nominate any individual or organization who meets the criteria of this prestigious award. The ideal candidate is actively dedicated and involved in: •    Hunting •    Education •    Conservation Organizations •    Humanitarian Causes •    Cutting-edge Research If you know of an […]

Aug 1st

2020

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Bylaws and Policies and Procedures Revisions

As DSC experiences rapid growth in both membership and influence in the international hunting and conservation world, and it is our responsibility to ensure that our bylaws and policies and procedures continue to serve our mission and members. A committee comprised of DSC board members and non-board members was formed to ensure that our bylaws and policies […]

Jul 30th

2020

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Potential California Ban on Alligator & Crocodile Products Threatens Conservation

.et_post_meta_wrapper California is the only state that intends to prohibit the sale of alligator or crocodile products under an out-dated Penal Code. The ban’s origin dates back to 1967 when there was concern that the American alligator and other species of crocodiles were at risk of extinction. California responded with a law to protect the animal that […]

Jul 28th

2020

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House Passes the Great American Outdoors Act

Last week marked an historic day as the House of Representatives passed the Great American Outdoors Act (GAOA) in a 310-107 vote. The legislation will now go to the President for signature. The GAOA is the single greatest commitment to increasing public access and advancing conservation in our lifetime. This bill provides $900 million annually to the Land […]

Jul 26th

2020

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Action Alert: Iconic African Species Protection Act (SB 1175)

California’s latest legislation, SB 1175, would ban both the importation and possession of eight commonly hunted African species, including taxidermy received after 2020. These species include: elephant, lion, leopard, rhino, giraffe, hippo, hyena, and zebra. This is an overreach by California, and in no way would this bill benefit these wildlife species. Please contact the […]

Jun 30th

2020

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Act Now: New Zealand Tahr Facing Immediate Eradication

The New Zealand Department of Conservation (DOC) is moving towards the culling of all Tahr in the New Zealand National Parks if an injunction does not come into effect. This overreach by the New Zealand DOC will effectively end recreational Tahr hunting. This will dramatically impact the New Zealand economy as well as the wildlife biodiversity within the […]

Jun 6th

2020

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Immediate Action Alert: The Great American Outdoors Act (S.3422)

.et_post_meta_wrapper Please call your Senator and tell them to support The Great American Outdoors Act. Below are talking points to use. Provides funds for deferred maintenance backlog on federal public lands and water ways. Provides funding for the U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Provides $900 million annually […]

May 24th

2020

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DSC Joins Campaign to Stay Safe in the Outdoors

.et_post_meta_wrapper Hunters and outdoor enthusiasts challenged by stay-at-home orders know that going outside is still a possibility. Favorite activities such as hunting, fishing, shooting, cycling, hiking, nature watching, even running can be done responsibly, with an eye to stopping the spread of coronavirus. A new media campaign #ResponsibleRecreation aims to encourage outdoor recreation and proper […]

May 5th

2020

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Hunters and COVID-19

DSC Executive Director Corey Mason has a message for our members and friends. He talks about how every hunter can have a positive effect on the hunting industry. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve both at home and around the world, it is clear that the related health concerns are matched in severity with […]

Apr 25th

2020

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The State of DSC During The Pandemic

Despite numerous hurdles during the 2020 quarantine, DSC and its staff has continued to fulfill the mission of conservation, education, and protecting hunters’ rights. Executive Director Corey Mason shares they continue to make progress for the upcoming convention and the fight for wildlife worldwide.

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