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HSC supports movement of sportsmen’s packages through Congress

Houston Safari Club has added its support to two letters urging movement of sportsmen’s packages through Congress. Both packages will enhance America’s hunting and angling heritage, and promote wildlife and habitat conservation.

HSC Signs Opposition to the CECIL Act

The Houston Safari Club as part of the American Wildlife Conservation Partnership signed on a letter to the leaders of the House of Representatives and Senate.

HSC 2015 Announces Sporting Clays Tournament

HSC is proud to announce its 2015 Annual Sporting Clays Tournament, scheduled for Thursday, May 7, 2015. The tournament will be held at Greater Houston Gun Club beginning at 12:30 p.m. This event has proven to be extremely popular because of the great fellowship, and the fabulous auction and raffle items. Experienced and novice shooters alike are encouraged to attend. Bring your colleagues, clients, family and friends out for a fun day of shooting and fundraising for a truly worthy cause.  

Comment on the proposed threatened listing and special rule governing import of the African Lion, 79 FR 64472, Oct. 29, 2014 (FWS–R9–ES–2012–0025)

January 27, 2015 Metairie, LA (Conservation Force) – This is a comment on behalf of Conservation Force and a number of its supporting member organizations including Dallas Safari Club, Houston Safari Club, African Safari Club of Florida, Shikar Safari Club International, International Professional Hunters Association and Professional Hunters Association of South Africa. Conservation Force is among the foremost leaders of and most actively engaged organizations in Africa-wide lion conservation.  This has been described in prior comments preceding this pending proposal, which comments in their entirety on the status of the lion throughout Africa are incorporated herein by reference to avoid repetition.  We have previously filed voluminous, meticulously referenced comments in the earlier stages of this listing that will not be repeated here.

HSC Supports Sportsmen’s Act of 2015

February 10, 2015 (Houston, TX) – U.S. Sens. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Martin Heinrich (D-NM) have introduced the Sportsmen’s Act of 2015. The bipartisan legislative package is designed to promote and protect the hunting and fishing heritage of Americans and expand access to hunting and fishing areas across the United States. The Sportsmen’s Act of 2015 is supported by members of both parties including original co-sponsors U.S. Sens. Jim Risch (R-ID) and Joe Manchin (D-WV), and U.S. Sens. Deb Fischer (R-NE) and Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND). In addition to enhancing access opportunities to public lands for hunters, anglers and outdoor enthusiasts, the proposed measures address conservation programs and the potential for an expanded outdoor recreation economy.  Some areas of note include: HUNT Act: All federal public land management agencies are directed to identify high-priority federal lands where hunting, fishing, and outdoor recreation are permitted but where access is non-existent or significantly

HSC Provides Grant Support For Texas Park and Wildlife Department’s Desert Bighorn Sheep, Mule Deer and Pronghorn Restoration Project

HSC has provided a $30,000 grant to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) in support of the Desert Bighorn Sheep, Mule Deer and Desert Pronghorn Restoration Projects. The HSC grant will be utilized to support the desert bighorn sheep restoration program (monitoring equipment, student monitoring and helicopter capture), as administered by the Borderlands Research Institute (BRI), in partnership with TPWD. Also being funded is the mule deer restoration project and the pronghorn restoration project, specifically relocation, monitoring, predator management and fencing modification to promote survival, production and movement.
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.