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Open Public Comment Period: Submit Your Ideas Before November 30

The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service has published a Federal Register notice informing the public about proposed amendments to the CITES Appendices and proposed resolutions, decisions, and agenda Items that the United States might submit for consideration at the 18th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties (CoP18), and to provide information on how agencies or bodies can apply to attend CoP18 as observers. Public comments will be accepted until November 30, 2018. Click here to read the Federal Register notice and learn how to submit comments. The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) is a treaty agreed to by 182 nations and the European Union (referred to as “Parties) that protects species from becoming endangered or extinct because of international trade.    Every two to three years, a meeting of the Conference of the Parties is held to review, discuss, and negotiate changes in

Texas Wildlife Needs Your Help Today!

Dear Friends, We’re reaching out to Texas Alliance members in the Greater Houston area and surrounding communities to ask that if you live or work in a House Representative district listed below, could you please ask that Representative to cosponsor Recovering America’s Wildlife Act, HR 4647? We’re getting closer every day to enough national cosponsors for a vote (now at 100), but we need more Texas cosponsors. You can use our online toolkit, which includes a draft letter to send or personalize. You can also post on their website contact form (see link below): “Please cosponsor Recovering America’s Wildlife Act, H.R. 4647, to provide funding for at-risk wildlife and benefit wildlife, business, outdoor recreation, landowners, and all Texans.” Representatives and Helpful Resources: Who’s my House Representative? Sheila Jackson Lee [D-18] – https://jacksonlee.house.gov/contact/email-me Al Green [D-9] – https://algreen.house.gov/contact-me John Culberson [R-7] – https://culberson.house.gov/contact/zipauth.htm Brian Babin [R-36] – https://babin.house.gov/contact/ Randy Weber [R-14] – https://weber.house.gov/contact/ Kevin Brady [R-8] – https://kevinbrady.house.gov/contact/ Ted

HSCF Membership Drive Fall 2018

Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) takes kids hunting and fishing, provides youth outdoor education programs, provides scholarships to students majoring in outdoor related studies and funds conservation programs all over the world. Membership support helps make these programs possible!   Between October 1st and November 15th at midnight, every person who joins as a new HSCF member, and everyone who renews or upgrades their membership will be entered to win!* Thanks to Ozonics Hunting for donating the Ozonics HR 230 Scent Elimination Technology device. They believe in the mission of HSCF to support the future of hunting! Learn more about them at www.ozonicshunting.com. To join, renew or upgrade your membership, click on the appropriate link below or call 713.623.8844. New Member: https://hscfdn.org/membership/join/ Renew or Upgrade: https://hscf.memberclicks.net/membership-renewal#/ #wehuntwegive #HSCF #membership

Houston Safari Club Foundation Welcomes Marine Military Academy

Houston, TX – Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) is pleased to announce the Marine Military Academy as its newest Foundation Partner. Marine Military Academy develops disciplined, morally strong, college-ready young men who are prepared for responsible leadership. Marine Military Academy is globally recognized as a premier college-preparatory school for adolescent men on course to achieve their post-secondary education and career goals. Marine Military Academy has been helping young men realize their full potential since 1965. “Proven leaders in high profile, fast-paced, complex and demanding positions are in great demand today. Marine Military Academy is developing such men who are prepared for the rigors of academics and the multi-faceted background of domestic and international experience in cross functional organizations. Our track record is grounded in developing sound decision making, strategic vision and problem solving young men who have established and demonstrated a skill set in leading and managing people, balancing short-term priorities against long-term goals

Houston Safari Club Foundation Partners With Outdoors Tomorrow Foundation To Expand Youth Outdoor Education

Houston, TX – Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) is pleased to continue its support of Outdoors Tomorrow Foundation (OTF) to expand outdoor youth education opportunities for Houston-area students. HSCF is dedicated to preserving the future of conservation through youth mentoring programs and education. Each year, HSCF hosts almost 100 students for hunting and fishing trips and provides shooting education and sponsorship of youth sporting clays teams. In addition, over 150 area high school students are hosted at HSCF’s annual Convention and Hunting Expo for an outdoor career awareness program. In advanced education, HSCF has awarded 525 scholarships totaling $2.25 million dollars. The OTF’s Outdoor Adventures curriculum is an approved physical education or Ag. Science Wildlife Management course. There are over 80 schools and 8,000 students in the greater Houston area teaching outdoor skills such as Hunter Education, Fishing and Archery through the Outdoor Adventures program Scot McClure, OTF Education Coordinator, states

2019 Houston Safari Club Foundation Convention Registration Now Open

Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) announces registration for its 2019 Worldwide Convention and Hunting Expo is now open. The event will take place January 25-27, 2019 in downtown Houston at the George R. Brown (GRB) Convention Center. HSCF’s Annual Worldwide Convention and Conservation Expo celebrates wildlife, wild places and the sporting lifestyle for thousands of visitors and exhibitors. The three-day long exposition will feature hundreds of exhibitors from South Texas to South Africa and everywhere in between. In addition, HSC will host incredible fundraising events including the Friday Night Banquet & Hunting Awards, Saturday Gazelles Luncheon and the Saturday Night Grand Gala. Entertainment will include Texas singers, songwriters (and hunters), Corey Morrow and Kevin Fowler! Expo days and hours: Friday, January 25: 10am-6pm; Saturday, January 26: 9am-5pm; Saturday, January 27: 10am-3pm. Those purchasing a HSCF Membership at the door will receive a free 3-day Expo pass. General Admission Day Pass:
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Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) is a non-profit organization, exempt from federal income tax, under section 501(c)(3) of the United States Internal Revenue Code. The charitable deduction for contributions to HSCF is the cash amount of the contribution, less the value of goods and services received, to the extent permitted by law. HSCF EIN 74-2177975. Please contact your tax advisor concerning deductibility of any payments as business deductions. HSCF is an independent organization, is not affiliated with Safari Club International (SCI) or its affiliates and is not a chapter or affiliate of any other organization.