The Protecting Hunting Heritage and Education Act Signed into Law

Moments ago, President Biden signed the bipartisan Protecting Hunting Heritage and Education Act (H.R. 5110) into law. Led by Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus (CSC) Members Reps. Mark Green and Richard Hudson, this bill will ensure that certain federal funds remain available for hunter education, archery in schools, wilderness programs, and many other critical student enrichment programs. […]

Chuck Sykes Elected 2023-2024 President of the Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies

The membership of the Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies (Association) elected Chuck Sykes, Director of the Alabama Division of Wildlife & Freshwater Fisheries, as its new president during its 113th Annual Meeting in Calgary, Canada. In accepting the Association’s Presidency, Sykes reflected on his passion for the outdoors and commitment to fish and wildlife […]

2023 DSC Convention Recap

Planning Already Underway for 2024 The return of the 2023 DSC Convention and Sporting Expo Jan 5-8 to Dallas at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center brought with it record attendance, dollars raised and energy in support of the DSC mission of Conservation, Education and Advocacy. A massive thank you to all who exhibited, supported, […]

Trends in Wildlife Web Searches

Any other data lovers out there? Out of almost 40,000 different animal and plant pages on Wikipedia representing 52 taxonomic classes and 1,611 families, about 10,000 of them show repeating patterns in page searches every year. The data confirms that human interest in different species follows the species’ seasonality, especially in insects and flowering plants. […]

Extinct Leopard Sightings, Rare Lynx Capture, and Elusive Black Leopards

Rangers Look to Confirm Extinct Leopard Sightings Declared extinct in 2013, the Formosan clouded leopard has had no confirmed sightings since 1983. Recently, two different groups of rangers believe to have spotted the extinct leopard in a southern Taiwan mountain region. One group saw several leopards chasing goats on a cliff, and another saw one […]

Hunting in Media Spotlight – Again

BY RICHARD T. CHEATHAM, DSC FOUNDATION EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR You may have seen the news reports about a gentleman from North Texas, who recently purchased a markhor hunt in Pakistan, and harvested a great ram. The DSC Life Member did a nice job of explaining the hunt, and setting out the benefits that his hunt provided. […]

North Dakota Biologist Wins Literary Award

Get to know new member Karen Seginak, the 2019 Dave Baxter Literary Award Winner “I obtained my B.S. in Zoology from Colorado State University and my M.S. in Zoology from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. I’ve since then worked as a wildlife biologist since 1990 and my passion is being out in the field, engaged entirely in […]

Richard T. Cheatham Hired as Executive Director of DSC Foundation

Following an extensive search that began with the appointment of the Executive Director Search Committee in the fall of 2017, DSC Foundation is pleased to announce the hiring of Richard T. Cheatham as the executive Director of DSC Foundation. As President of the DSC Foundation for the past two years, Richard has performed many of […]

DSC Celebrates Successful Year, Looks Forward to Supporting Mission in 2019

After a remarkably successful 2018, DSC is eager to start the new year by hosting hunters and conservationists from around the world during its 2019 DSC Convention, Mogambo: Dagga Boy Danger, to be held January 17-20. One of the world’s fastest-growing outdoor conventions and expos, the 2019 DSC Convention will return to Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center and Omni Hotel Dallas in […]

DSC Announces Selection of New Chapter Coordinator

DSC is proud to announce the selection of Carson Keys as the Chapter Management and Development Coordinator. Carson will begin his duties on January 7, 2019. Carson grew up in Fairbanks, Alaska, chasing some of North America’s biggest animals at an early age.  After joining the U.S. Army as a medic, and serving in a sniper platoon, he completed a […]