Conservation Visions Named 2023 DSC Foundation Education Award Winner

DSC Foundation is pleased to announce Conservation Visions’ Shane Mahoney as the inaugural winner of DSC Foundation’s Education Award. Recognizing the need to educate the public, media, and elected officials on the benefits of science-based wildlife management and legal, regulated hunting, this award acknowledges the contribution of organizations or individuals that significantly and uniquely educate […]

Dr. Bob Speegle Outstanding Hunting Achievement Award (OHAA) Winner: Milton Schultz, Jr.

The Dr. Bob Speegle Outstanding Hunting Achievement Award (OHAA) Committee has selected Milton Schultz, Jr. as the 2023 Award Recipient. Mr. Schultz will be presented the prestigious award at the DSC Convention and Sporting Expo during the Saturday evening banquet on January 7, 2023. There are several criteria acceptable for this award, such as collection […]

2023 Bull Elephant Award Winner: U.S. Rep Bruce Westerman

The DSC Bull Elephant Award will be presented to U.S. Rep Bruce Westerman at the 2023 DSC Annual Convention. The Bull Elephant Award is given to legislators at both the national or state levels who have continually supported legislation and efforts that coincide with DSC’s mission. U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman is a Hot Springs native […]

2023 Colin Caruthers Young Hunter Award Winner: John Hartford

DSC is pleased to announce John Hartford as the 2023 Colin Caruthers Young Hunter Award recipient. This award honors young hunters who prioritize their time to be active both in the field and in their school and community. The award is named for the late Colin Caruthers, an avid hunter and wildlife enthusiast from an […]

2023 Peter Hathaway Capstick Hunting Heritage Award Winner: Richard Childress

DSC is proud to announce Richard Childress as the 2023 Peter Hathaway Capstick Hunting Heritage Award winner. Childress, a NASCAR Hall of Famer, is a businessman, philanthropist and conservationist. The Capstick Award commemorates the values of a great man whose love of hunting and respect for wildlife drove a legacy that ensured the conservation of […]

2023 Conservation Trailblazer Award Winner: Jim Heffelfinger

DSC has selected Jim Heffelfinger as the winner of the 2023 Conservation Trailblazer Award. This award celebrates the monumental contribution of wildlife professionals to the field of game and non-game wildlife conservation, including wildlife and habitat management, applied research and policy. Heffelfinger will be presented the award, plus a $10,000 contribution in his name toward […]

Cast Your Vote: Member’s Choice Photo 2022

Cast your vote for your favorite photo in the 2022 DSC Member Photo Contest. The DSC Staff has narrowed down their top 50 photos. Browse the gallery and then cast your vote at the bottom of the page!

DSC Announces Bull Elephant Award Winner Rep. Richard Hudson

DSC is honored to announce Rep. Richard Hudson (R-N.C.) as the recipient of DSC’s Bull Elephant Award in 2022. As a lifelong hunter and sportsman, Rep. Richard Hudson is a strong and vocal defender of our hunting heritage and the Second Amendment in the House and across the U.S. Capitol.

Avery Knowlton Named Recipient of 2022 Colin Caruthers Young Hunter Award

(Dec. 21, 2021 – DALLAS) — DSC is happy to announce Avery Knowlton of Dallas, Texas as the recipient of the Colin Caruthers Young Hunter Award (CCYH). To receive this award, the young hunter must have met a very strict set of criteria for hunting and academic achievement, as well as community service and leadership.

2022 Outfitter of the Year: Zambeze Delta Safaris

Please join DSC in congratulating Mark Haldane with Zambeze Delta Safaris (ZDS) as the 2022 Outfitter of the Year. DSC is proud to present Haldane with the award at the Thursday night banquet during the 40th Annual DSC Convention.