Dec 20th

2020

CategoryPosted in Wide Open Spaces

Extremely Rare Black Bobcat Caught on Video in Vermont

Facebook Video: Melissa Patnoe  Black bobcats are exceedingly rare. The bobcat is a shy and solitary creature that often likes to avoid humans at all costs. Most people have never seen one in the wild because they are so talented at avoiding people. What could be rarer than seeing a bobcat? How about seeing […]

Dec 15th

2020

CategoryPosted in African Hunting Gazette

On Safari in Africa with… Russ Lovemore

Q: When and where were you born? A: I was born in Port Elizabeth in 1967. Grew up on a farm in the nearby Paterson area. Q: How did you get into hunting – what was it that influenced you? A: My father was not a hunter, however both my grandfathers were and their stories […]

Dec 10th

2020

CategoryPosted in Sports Afield

The Intriguing Hartebeest

It may not be the most beautiful of Africa’s plains game, but the hartebeest is fascinating and challenging to hunt. Featured Image: A Cape hartebeest. Photo by Dirk de Bod Among the millions of words I’ve written about African hunting, this is the first piece I’ve devoted specifically to the hartebeest. This is odd, because […]

Dec 5th

2020

CategoryPosted in Conservation Frontlines

The Achilles Heel of Conservation

Conservation is a global challenge and battle. Movements against climate change, plastic pollution and deforestation are on the rise. So too are ground-breaking research and futuristic interventions. And yet the natural world is still burning. Nowhere is this more evident than in Africa, and this is why. I am an aspirant ornithologist and a conservation […]

Dec 1st

2020

CategoryPosted in African Hunting Gazette

Namibia’s Khomas Hochland

In the early eighties, the history of the Khomas Hochland Conservancy began. The Conservancy was founded to get neighboring farmers together and to reintroduce game species into the area. It was an important step to get the farmers together to combine the interests of game and cattle farmers. The Khomas Hochland Conservancy is situated about […]

Nov 28th

2020

CategoryPosted in Wide Open Spaces

10 Most Famous Bear Hunters There Ever Were

With a cast of characters that includes a Confederate General, a former slave, and a President of the United States, the most famous bear hunters in American history were a pretty diverse group. To an even greater extent than other big game animals, it takes a great deal of skill as a hunter to match […]

Nov 21st

2020

CategoryPosted in Conservation Frontlines

The Great Elephant Balancing Act

Recent research emphasized the importance of males in elephant society, findings that are now being used to batter countries in Southern Africa into changing their elephant management policies. This article reviews the scientific evidence and calls for a balanced approach that considers both humans and elephants. Elephants are amazing creatures. Besides being the largest land […]

Nov 16th

2020

CategoryPosted in DSC News Center

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

CategoryPosted in DSC News Center

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

CategoryPosted in DSC News Center

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 […]


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