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HSC Provides Grant Support For Texas Game Warden Association Youth Hunt

HSC provided a grant to the Texas Game Warden Association (TGWA) in support of their annual youth hunt.

In October, the TGWA put on an annual youth hunt at Cedar Bayou Farms in Liberty County. Youth hunts put on by TGWA are designed to be educational hunts and enable kids to experience the outdoors and hunting. These kids have either never hunted before or rarely get the opportunity to do so.

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HSC Provides Support to the U.S. Sportsmen’s Alliance Foundation

HSC continued its support of U.S. Sportsmen’s Alliance Foundation (USSAF) with a grant of $25,000. Funds will help the USSAF work to defend hunting, fishing and trapping against lawsuits, legislation and ballot issues initiated by anti-hunters.

For over 36 years, USSAF has been able to achieve a 95% success rate of defeating anti-hunting led initiatives. Unfortunately, the number of new anti-hunting initiatives is increasing and the only way they can meet those challenges is with increased funding from supporters like HSC.

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Hurry! Final Days For Early Bird Tickets To HSC Convention

Houston Safari Club (HSC) is pleased to announce that Early Bird tickets for the Worldwide Hunting Expo and Convention are available at www.houstonsafariclub.org/convention/banquet-auction/. These early bird prices will end on December 1.

The event is scheduled for January 23-25, 2015 in The Woodlands, Texas, at the Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel and Convention Center. HSC’s annual convention showcases wildlife, wild places and the sporting lifestyle for thousands of visitors and exhibitors from around the globe. The three-day long exposition will feature hundreds of hunting outfitters, gear and luxury exhibits from South Texas to South Africa and everywhere in between. 

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HSC Announces the 2015 Convention Sponsors

HSC is proud to announce its 2015 Worldwide Hunting Expo and Convention sponsors. Sonic Automotive, Inc., a Fortune 500 company, is the Circle of Excellence Sponsor for the 2015 convention. The event will take place January 23-25, 2015 at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel in The Woodlands, Texas.

In addition, Enterprise Products Partners, L.P., one of the largest publicly-traded energy partnerships, and Capital Farm Credit, a customer-owned cooperative, providing financing to rural landowners in Texas, have continued their support of HSC as Platinum Convention Sponsors. HSC is also delighted to announce that Carter’s Country and S&B Engineers and Constructors, LTD have returned this year as Gold Convention Sponsors.

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HSC And Texas Wildlife Association Foundation Partner to Promote Youth Hunting

HSC has provided a $15,000 grant to Texas Wildlife Association Foundation, Inc. (TWAF) in support of their Texas Youth Hunting Program (TYHP).

The TYHP is recognized as one of the official educational programs of the Texas Wildlife Association and its partner, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, to introduce young Texans to hunting. Each year, the TYHP gives thousands of Texans the opportunity to participate in youth hunting activities, legally and ethically while learning about the valuable role landowners and hunters play in wildlife conservation. Because many youth today do not have the resources or opportunities to experience outdoor activities such as hunting, especially on private land, the TYHP is a solution as it provides hunting activities for many families who have limited income and/or limited access to private and public land.

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HSC Provides Support for Conservation Force

HSC continued its support of Conservation Force with a grant renewal of $25,000. HSC is one of the founding supporters of Conservation Force, which it has funded since 1997.

Conservation Force is a charitable foundation dedicated to conservation of wildlife, wild places and the outdoor way of life. Its name and its theme, “hunters are the force” stand for three forces. First, that hunters and anglers are an indispensable and essential force for wildlife conservation. Second, that Conservation Force is a collaborative effort combining forces of a consortium of organizations and, third, that Conservation Force itself is a proactive force to be reckoned with because of its record of conservation successes.

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HSC 2015 Annual Worldwide Hunting Expo and Convention

Houston, TX – Houston Safari Club (HSC) is proud to
announce its 2015 Annual Worldwide Hunting Expo and Convention, scheduled for January 23-25, 2015 in The Woodlands, Texas at the Woodlands Waterway Marriott.

HSC’s annual convention showcases wildlife, wild places and the sporting lifestyle for thousands of visitors and exhibitors from around the globe. The three-day long exposition will feature hundreds of hunting, gear and luxury exhibits from South Texas to South Africa and everywhere in between. 

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HSC Provides Grant To Operation Game Thief’s Anti-Poaching Effort

HSC is pleased to announce the award of a $10,000 grant to the Texas Parks and Wildlife’s Operation Game Thief. 

Operation Game Thief (OGT) is one of the nation’s top wildlife crime-stopper programs. OGT provides a unique reporting and reward system to help curtail the unlawful harvest of Texas’ wildlife. In addition, OGT provides support for educational programs presented by game wardens and the expansion of technology and training. The HSC grant will be utilized to help fund OGT’s ongoing billboard marketing program, increasing the reach and awareness of OGT. The grant was provided through HSC’s affiliate organization, The American Conservation and Education Society (ACES).

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Dan L. Duncan Scholarships Awarded By Houston Safari Club

Houston, TX – Houston Safari Club (HSC) is honored to announce this year’s Dan L. Duncan Scholarship winners. The twenty-six winners were chosen from hundreds of applicants.

Applicants for these scholarships are undergraduate and graduate students majoring in Wildlife Management and/or Range Management. These applicants must demonstrate academic excellence and leadership qualities. They must also complete a thorough application process including recommendations, transcript reviews, and in some cases, providing thesis information. In addition, applicants must have the desire to protect and promote the sport of hunting and the principles of conservation.

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HSC Provides Grant To NRA Foundation In Support Of Youth Hunter Education

Houston, TX – Houston Safari Club (HSC) has provided a grant to The NRA Foundation in support of their Youth Hunter Education Challenge (YHEC) program.

The grant was specifically provided through HSC’s affiliate organization, The American Conservation and Education Society (ACES). The donation, in the amount of $10,000, will be used to help promote the expansion of the YHEC program. The YHEC program has reached an estimated 15,000 young hunters annually since its inception in 1985. In addition, the funding provided by Houston Safari Club will support the development of trained volunteer mentors for the program. 

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