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This Week on HSCF’s “Hunting Matters”: Rob Neilson, Co-Founder and President of The Ashby Bowhunting Foundation

(Houston, TX- July 1, 2020) Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) and “Hunting Matters” welcomes Rob Neilson, Co-Founder and President of The Ashby Bowhunting Foundation. Rob Neilson grew up in Mississippi and moved to Texas in 1987. Rob has been bowhunting over forty years throughout North America covering seventeen states along with four Canadian Provinces. Rob has also hunting Africa and New Zealand. Rob is a Life Member of Houston Safari Club, Dallas Safari Club, Safari Club International and other conservation organizations. Rob is an understudy of Dr. Ed Ashby and is a Co-Founder and President of the Ashby Bowhunting Foundation, a 501c3 science-based non-profit organization with over forty-five years of combined outcome driven research and data gathered worldwide validating the studies making it the leading global authority on arrow and broadhead lethality. The Ashby Bowhunting Foundation has partnered with Texas Parks & Wildlife to assist with Bowhunter Education and currently

HSCF Announces July Membership Drive Campaign

(Houston, TX- July 1, 2020) Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) has announced the launch of its July Membership Campaign!   Sign up for a one (1) year , three (3) year, five (5) year, corporate or life membership, during the month of July, and HSCF will provide you a free one (1) year digital membership for you to gift to someone else! And, both you and your gifted member will be entered into a random drawing to win a $100 Bass Pro Shops gift card!   Join Houston Safari Club Foundation today at  https://hscfdn.org/membership/join/.    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

HSCF Signs MOU With Ashby Bowhunting Foundation

(Houston, TX- June 23, 2020) Houston Safari Club Foundation is pleased  to announce it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with The Ashby Bowhunting Foundation. The MOU signifies a collaborative partnership between the organizations to advance conservation goals and benefit sportsmen and women. The Ashby Bowhunting Foundation’s goal is to provide the bowhunter with the information to achieve highest possible success rate and reduce the wound/non-recovery rate of big game to the lowest level possible. “Ashby Bowhunting Foundation is excited and honored to enter into a MOU with HSCF, a leading conservation organization whose mission is to preserve the sport of hunting through education, conservation and the promotion of our hunting heritage. We are glad HSCF has embraced the science based outcome driven research to assist bowhunters,” states Rob Neilson, ABF Co-Founder and President.  “HSCF is pleased to join forces with the Ashby Bowhunting Foundation and bring the years

Houston Safari Club Foundation Supports Passage of Great American Outdoors Act

(Houston, TX- June 19, 2020) Houston Safari Club Foundation fully supports the passage of the Great American Outdoors Act. The U.S. Senate has passed the landmark conservation legislation introduced by U.S. Senators Cory Gardner (R-CO), Joe Manchin (D-WV), Steve Daines (R-MT), Rob Portman (R-OH), Mark Warner (D-VA), Angus King (I-ME), Lamar Alexander (R-TN), Maria Cantwell (D-WA), Martin Heinrich (D-NM), and 51 other Senate members. The Great American Outdoors Act fully funds the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) at a level of $900 million every year and addresses the approximately $20 billion maintenance backlog on federal public lands. This critical legislation will help rebuild our national park infrastructure and address the more than $12 billion backlog in long-delayed maintenance projects throughout the U.S. park system while supporting more than 100,000 jobs over the next five years. Companion legislation (H.R.7092) was introduced in the U.S. House by Rep. Cunningham (D-SC). The

This Week on HSCF’s “Hunting Matters”: Chester Moore, Award-Winning Wildlife Journalist & Conservationist

(Houston, TX- June 24, 2020) Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) and “Hunting Matters” welcomes Chester Moore, award-winning wildlife journalist and conservationist   Chester is Editor-In-Chief of Texas Fish & Game magazine and contributes to Sports Afield, Hunter’s Horn, Deer & Deer Hunting, Tide, The Lakecaster and many others. He is host of “Moore Outdoors” on Newstalk AM 560 KLVI and of The Higher Calling podcast. Chester has authored 15 books including Hog Wild: Hog Hunting Facts, Tips & Strategies, Texas Waterfowl and Flounder Fever. He is a lifelong hunter and angler who enjoys everything from bowhunting wild turkeys to surf fishing for sharks to fly fishing for rainbow trout. His heart is for conservation and youth. He was awarded the Advocatus Magni award in 2020 from the National Wild Turkey Federation for his work with wild turkeys, the Mossy Oak Outdoors Legacy award in 2017 for his work with children

HSCF Encourages #ResponsibleRecreation

(Houston, TX- June 10, 2020) Houston Safari Club Foundation is proud to support the efforts of the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF) and other conservation partners in encouraging individuals and families to enjoy the outdoors while practicing #ResponsibleRecreation. CSF, along with other conservation organizations, recently launched the ResponsibleRecreation campaign as an effort to encourage Americans to responsibly enjoy outdoor recreation while adhering to COVID-19 public health practices and natural resource stewardship principles. Whether participating in hunting, fishing, recreational shooting or other outdoor opportunities, these activities support mental and physical well-being while social distancing and are a great way to enjoy the outdoors during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Our nation offers abundant public lands and waters for Americans to enjoy while participating in a variety of activities in a safe and constructive manner.  Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, CSF and other partners have been working with governors and other state
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.