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Vote Yes On Proposition 6: The Texas Right to Hunt & Fish Amendment

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Tuesday, November 3rd is Election Day. Texans will be asked to vote on several impactful measures. Among them is a proposed constitutional amendment to protect the right to hunt and fish in Texas. Houston Safari Club’s membership has been asked to lend support to help ensure the passage of this amendment, listed as Proposition 6 on the ballot. » Read More

Houston Safari Club Questions Transport Bans of Legally Hunted Trophies

Houston, TX – Houston Safari Club (HSC) is concerned over the recent transportation ban on trophies for the “Big Five” (lion, leopard, elephant, rhinoceros and buffalo) by United, Delta, American Airlines and Air Canada.

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Dan L. Duncan Scholarships Awarded By Houston Safari Club

Houston Safari Club (HSC) once again proudly announces the 2015 recipients of its Dan L. Duncan Scholarship awards. The twenty-five winners were chosen from hundreds of applicants. » Read More

Houston Safari Club supports proposal to increase Duck Stamp sales

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Houston Safari Club has added its support to a letter urging the Fish & Wildlife Service to examine new, alternative ways to increase duck stamp sales, especially as the waterfowl stamp price increases. » Read More

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to Continue to Deny Access to Imported Elephant Trophies from Tanzania


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African elephants roam near the Ruaha River in Tanzania. Credit: USFWS 

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced it will continue to deny import of African elephant sport-hunted trophies taken from Tanzania into the United States in 2015.  » Read More

Information on the EU ban on the import of elephant hunting trophies from Tanzania, Mozambique and Zambia

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The European Union Scientific Review Group (SRG) decided on 2nd July 2015 to issue a negative opinion with regards to the import into the EU of hunting trophies of African elephants from the United Republic of Tanzania and Mozambique.  » Read More

HSC Signs on in Support of Wolf Provisions in Interior Appropriations Bill

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The Houston Safari Club as part of the American Wildlife Conservation Partnership signed on a letter to the Chairmen and Ranking Members of the House and Senate Committee on Appropriations. » Read More

TPWD Confirms Chronic Wasting Disease in Medina County Captive Deer

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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

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

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. 

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