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Houston Safari Club Re-Launches Online Store In Time For Holidays

Houston, TX – Houston Safari Club (HSC), a leader in education, conservation and hunters’ rights, is pleased to announce the re-launch of its online store, HSCgear.com. HSC has teamed up with Frio Ice Chests powered by Visual Promotions to offer gifts, customized performance coolers, and performance apparel. Items will be refreshed frequently, so one should check back often! “Our Frio team is very excited to announce the launch of the new HSCgear.com online store.  We feel certain that our team will mesh well with HSC and together, we will give visitors a great collection of HSC products which will proudly represent the organization.  From coolers and cups, to apparel and headwear, our online assortment will not fall short of authenticity or affordability” states Jeff Brandes, Frio President/CEO. Frio will also be managing the HSC store at its annual Convention, to be held January 26-28, 2018 at the George R. Brown Convention Center! Select items will

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces it will approve importation permits of elephant trophies from Zimbabwe and Zambia

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) has announced it will approve importation permits of elephant trophies from Zimbabwe and Zambia.   The Service has determined that hunting would enhance the conservation and survival of African elephants.  The decision applies to trophies taken in 2016 through 2018.   For permit information from the U.S. Department of the Interior and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, click here: https://www.fws.gov/international/pdf/factsheet-import-leopard-elephant-sport-hunted-trophy.pdf

Houston Safari Club Applauds Secretary Zinke On Creation of the International Wildlife Conservation Council

Houston, TX – Houston Safari Club (HSC) has expressed their support for the initiative of U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke to create an International Wildlife Conservation Council. In alignment with Secretary Zinke, Houston Safari Club recognizes the importance of international hunting as a conservation tool and a vital contributor to the local economies of foreign destinations. The focus of the council will be international hunting, wildlife and habitat conservation, anti-poaching and the illegal trade and trafficking of wildlife. “The North American Model of Wildlife Conservation is a proven success story in the rebound of wildlife native to our continent as well as exotics translocated from abroad,” states HSC Executive Director Joe Betar. “This proven model and it successes will hopefully gain a dedicated focus through this council, and be replicated in international ranges where native species struggle. In addition, the directive of the council to address illegal wildlife

Houston Safari Club Announces 2018 Convention Entertainment

Houston, TX – Houston Safari Club (HSC) is pleased to announce its entertainment lineup for their 2018 Worldwide Hunting Expo and Convention. The 2018 HSC Expo has doubled in size, featuring over 260 exhibitors and three fundraising banquets! The Friday night banquet will feature The Bellamy Brothers. For more than 30 years, the Bellamy Brothers have been an unassuming picture of consistency in Country music, crafting honest, heartfelt songs that connect with millions of listeners around the world. Even more remarkable is the fact that they’ve remained relevant in a genre that has become increasingly enamored with style over substance, glitz over grit, and fleeting celebrity over artistic vision. Yet Howard and David Bellamy have weathered the trends admirably, enjoying enormous success throughout their career with numerous No. 1 hits on both the Pop and Country charts. Country music artist Roger Creager will be the feature entertainment for Saturday night.

HSC Signs on to Letter Supporting The SHARE Act, HR 3668

Houston Safari Club signs on to the letter supporting H.R.3668, also known as the Sportsmen’s Heritage and Recreational Enhancement (SHARE) Act. HR 3668 that was introduced by Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus (CSC) Co-Chair Congressman Jeff Duncan, CSC Vice-Chair Congressman Austin Scott, and Congressman Rob Wittman. The SHARE Act includes priorities such as the Recreational Fishing and Hunting Heritage Opportunities Act, reauthorization of the North American Wetlands Conservation Act, the Target Practice and Marksmanship Training Support Act, Respecting State Wildlife Management Authority title, and the Recreational Lands Self-Defense Act, among others. This package will improve Americans’ access to hunting, angling and recreational shooting opportunities, and will promote wildlife and habitat conservation. Read Letter Here

HSC DONATION COLLECTION THIS FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 1ST!

HELP THOSE IN NEED! HOUSTON SAFARI CLUB WILL BE COLLECTING DONATIONS FOR THE VICTIMS OF HURRICANE HARVEY       THIS FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 1ST NEW COLLECTION HOURS: 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM HSC OFFICES  9432 KATY FREEWAY HOUSTON, TX 77055 DONATIONS OF THE FOLLOWING ARE THE MOST NEEDED: bottled water rubber gloves buckets bleach dish soap laundry soap toiletries pet food scrub sponges rags towels paper towels female hygiene items toothbrushes combs/hair brushes gift cards for gas and grocery stores (Kroger, HEB, etc.) prescription glasses dentures baby food  baby formula  diapers  medical supplies  wheelchairs socks WE CANNOT ACCEPT DONATIONS OF CLOTHING! We Will Also Be Collecting Donations of Frozen Wild Game, Fish & Meat TIME TO CLEAR YOUR FREEZERS!  DONATE YOUR GAME AND DONATE AN ICE CHEST! Many of the restaurants in Houston are cooking meals  for evacuees and/or volunteers at the shelters. 3 meals per day for 1,000 people need
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