DSC News Center

Mar 12th

2021

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DSC Northeast Co-signs Letter Opposing Connecticut Senate Bill 925

DSC Northeast recently co-signed a letter opposing Connecticut Senate Bill 925. The bill is written as follows. SB 925 – An Act Prohibiting the Import, Sale and Possession of African Elephants, Lions, Leopards, Black Rhinoceros, White Rhinoceros and Giraffes. Please see the attached letter opposing this Senate Bill. DSC Northeast is strongly against this proposed […]

Nov 16th

2020

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Cyber Monday Online Memorabilia Auction

In partnership with two of our long-time corporate supporters, DSC Northeast is excited to announce a special Cyber Monday Online Memorabilia Auction! Internet bidding is open now on a great selection of unique Entertainment, Music and Sports Memorabilia items, with auction scheduled to close at 7PM Eastern Time on Monday, November 30th. Whether you are a collector of these […]

Nov 13th

2020

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Open Call for Committee Members

Greetings Chapter Members, DSC Northeast has several committees that provide guidance and focus to accomplish our missions, and we need your voice to ensure future success! The time commitment for committee service is modest: ~1 hour per month to attend committee meetings (held via conference call), and any additional time you wish to donate in […]

Nov 10th

2020

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DSC Northeast Chapter Member Update

Greetings Chapter Members, This has been a challenging year for all, with COVID-19 impacting everyone’s normal everyday lives. The unprecedented disruption caused by the pandemic has hurt all businesses, but perhaps none have been hit harder than those in the leisure travel (hunting, fishing) and related sectors. Outfitter lodges lie empty, industry conventions and other […]

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 […]

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