HSCF Awards $55,000 In Grants To Support The Future Of Hunting

(Houston, TX- September 7, 2021) Houston Safari Club Foundation, as part of its efforts to support the future of hunting, shooting sports, conservation and youth education, recently awarded $55,000 in grants to various organizations.  Grants were provided to Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation, Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation and Conservation Force. HSCF has granted over $4 million in grants to protect and promote the future of hunting, shooting sports, education, conservation, habitat, and wildlife. The programs supported effect efforts in hunting and conservation both domestically and abroad. About Houston Safari Club Foundation Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to preserve the sport of hunting through education, conservation, and the promotion of our hunting heritage. HSCF has awarded 550 scholarships totaling $2.5 million dollars. HSCF conducts youth outdoor education programs, career training, hunter education and field experiences throughout the year. HSCF has provided over $4 million


Opposition to the Petition Submitted by the Center for Biological Diversity and the Natural Resources Defense Council to Ban Trade in Wild Mammals and Birds Houston Safari Club joined other organizations to submit letters of opposition to the Center for Disease Control and the Department of the Interior in regard to the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) petition to ban trade in wild mammals and birds. The petition is intentionally void of the many conservation and economic benefits that international hunting provides, and it predatorily capitalizes on the COVID-19 pandemic to misrepresent the sporting community and its stakeholders. Read the CDC letter here. Read the DOI letter here. Budget Reconciliations Houston Safari Club joined other organizations to make recommendations for the upcoming federal budget reconciliation process. Specifically, recommendations for budgets related to wildfire management, restoration and drought resilience, the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act,

Houston Safari Club Foundation Awards Annual Scholarships

(Houston, TX- August 18, 2021) Houston Safari Club Foundation recently awarded its annual scholarships as part of the Dan L Duncan Scholarship program. Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) is committed to furthering the education of students pursuing careers in the outdoors, supporting the future of tomorrow’s conservation leaders and protecting the future of hunting. HSCF’s Dan L. Duncan Scholarship Program annually awards scholarships to students currently involved in the study of Wildlife Management, Range Management, or related studies. This year, 19 scholarships were awarded in the total amount of $78,500. Since the program’s inception in 1999, 638 scholarships have been awarded, totaling over $2.78 million dollars. HSCF proudly recognizes and encourages students, who have exhibited academic excellence and exemplary character, through our prestigious scholarship program. HSCF understands the future of conservation depends on the education of bright and gifted scholars who will work to protect hunter’s rights and wildlife conservation

HSCF Continues Partnership With “This Is Africa” Television Show

(Houston, TX- August 17, 2021) Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF)  a worldwide leader in hunting, conservation and education, is pleased to announce its continued partnership with the “This is Africa” television show. The dynamic brother and sister team of Andrew and Michelle Buchanan share a lifetime of experience in African hunting. Together with their award-winning production team, they tell the stories of conservation, community development, hunting and fishing across the Dark Continent. Michelle grew up on in a farming area, the only daughter of a prominent Zimbabwean Tobacco Farmer and Professional Hunter with her three brothers. Hunting was a part of life from a very young age, and it was during these trips to all parts of wild Zimbabwe that the spirit of adventure and the passion for the outdoors was engraved in her. Andrews vast amount of knowledge about wildlife and habitats, as well as his deep understanding of

Global Rescue Announced As 2022 HSCF Convention Gold Sponsor

Houston, TX – Global Rescue steps up once again to support conservation as a Gold Sponsor of the 2022 Houston Safari Club Foundation Annual Hunting Expo & Convention. “Global Rescue’s sponsorship of the Houston Safari Club Foundation supports conservation efforts and raises conservation awareness. Organizations like the Houston Safari Club Foundation help improve and expand the shared passion we have for the outdoors and our commitment to the responsible management of our national resources,” said Dan Richards, CEO of Global Rescue. Global Rescue has been a leader and pioneer in the travel services industry since our founding in 2004. They provide the finest integrated medical, security, travel risk and crisis management services available anywhere, delivered by their teams of critical care paramedics, physicians, nurses and military special operations veterans. Global Rescue’s medical advisory and evacuation services include exclusive relationships with the Johns Hopkins Department of Emergency Medicine Division of Special


Digital Hunting Tags In Texas Recently passed HB 3081 allows the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission to develop a program for the use of digital hunting tags for animals, including birds, to holders of hunting licenses authorizing the taking of those animals. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is currently exploring a pilot program to allow for the issuance of a digital license that would have digital tags. An individual who chooses this license would tag animals or fish such as deer, turkeys, or red drum with an app on a mobile device. Section 436 of H.R. 4372; Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2022 Section 436 seeks to ban outright the import of legally hunted trophies from Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Amendment number 148, offered by Representatives Jeff Duncan (SC-03) to strike section 436 failed 1952-232. The U.S. Senate has not begun consideration of their
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.