TPWD Confirms Chronic Wasting Disease in Medina County Captive Deer
Posted: July 2, 2015
AUSTIN – Texas Parks and Wild life has confirmed a two-year-old white-tailed deer in a Medina County deer breeding facility has tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD). This is the first case of CWD detected in captive white-tailed deer in Texas. CWD was first detected in Texas in 2012 in free-ranging mule deer in the Hueco Mountains in far West Texas. » Read More
Conservations Visions launches Wild Harvest Initiative
Posted: June 28, 2015
ST. JOHNS, NL. – Safe, healthy food is important to everyone. Every year, some 40 million citizens in the United States and Canada take to the fields, mountains, forests, streams, and lakes, returning with a harvest of wildlife and fish to feed their families and share with friends. Just how much of this natural, organic food do these two nations provide annually, and how valuable is it to our societies? At this point, no one really knows. » Read More
HSC signs on to oppose restrictive legislation
Posted: June 23, 2015
Houston Safari Club has joined forces with other conservation groups in opposition of legislation blocking wildlife management and recreational opportunities on the National Wildlife Refuge System.
Houston Safari Club Continues Support of Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation
This regional event brings together state legislators and members of the sportsmen’s community for an evening to celebrate and discuss the future of America’s hunting and angling traditions. The occasion will take place August 27th in Houston, TX. » Read More
HSC Expresses Support for H.R. 2647, the Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2015
Posted: June 19, 2015
This important piece of legislation is a bipartisan forestry reform bill.
Houston Safari Club Supports Transportation Reauthorization Bill
Posted: June 18, 2015
Houston Safari Club has cosigned a letter to the House Transportation & Infrastructure and Senate Environment and Public Works Committee leadership regarding the Transportation Reauthorization Bill. The focus is to improve transportation policy and support long-term transportation planning.
HSC In Support of SHARE Act
Posted: June 11, 2015
Houston Safari Club has joined forces with other conservation groups in support of HR 2406 also referred to as the SHARE (Sportsmen’s Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act of 2015).
AWCP Letter on Forest Health in the U.S.
Currently, efforts are under way in the House and Senate to draft legislation to improve the health and management of our National Forests.
Grand Canyon Bison Management Act
Houston Safari Club signs on to letter addressing the “beefalo” overpopulation issue in the Grand Canyon. The proposal would allow hunters and conservationists to play an important role in addressing the bison overpopulation problem. Read the complete letter:
HSC LEGISLATIVE ACTION ALERT
Posted: June 8, 2015
ACTION ITEM: HOUSE RESOLUTION 2647
THE RESILIENT FEDERAL FORESTS ACT OF 2015
RESPONSE DEADLINE: THURSDAY, JUNE 11th
The Natural Resources Committee (U.S. House of Representatives) will consider H.R.2647, the “Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2015,” sponsored by Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-AK).
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