(Houston, TX- July 7, 2022) Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) is pleased to announce registration is now open for their annual sporting clays tournament, to be held Thursday, October 6, 2022. “Clay Crushing For Youth” is an annual fundraising event hosted by Houston Safari Club Foundation. Funds raised are dedicated to HSCF’s ​youth outdoor education programs, outdoor experiences, and outdoor career awareness programs. The event provides for an enjoyable day of shooting, fellowship, and fun. Experienced and novice shooters alike are welcome and participants do not have to be a member of HSCF. The event will be hosted at Greater Houston Sports Club. The tournament registration will begin at 9:00 am, with a 10:00 am start time. All adult & youth shooters are invited to participate. The tournament uses a four-person team format. Teams may be comprised of male, female, youth, adult, professionals or beginners. Individual shooters will be squadded


Elephant Import Permit Rule Revision HSC, along with Conservation Force and Dallas Safari Club, requested that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service provide a 60-day extension of a comment period for its proposed revisions to its elephant regulation entitled Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Revision to the Section 4(d) Rule for African Elephant and requested inclusion of the petition for revision of 50 CFR 17.40(e)(6)(E) jointly filed by Conservation Force, Dallas Safari Club and Houston Safari Club on September 28, 2022 to revise section (6)(E) of the same special 4(d) rule that limits trophy imports to two elephant per annum regardless of the period taken. 2023 Farm Bill Development Houston Safari Club aligned with several NGO’s, to submit an offer of assistance for development of the 2023 Farm Bill, to the House Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry and Senate Agriculture Committee. The offer requested the prioritization of fish

Houston Safari Club Applauds Passage of Recovering America’s Wildlife Act By U.S. House of Representatives

Houston, TX (June 14, 2022) – Houston Safari Club applauds the leadership of U.S. Representative Debbie Dingell (R-MI) and the support of the U.S. House of Representatives for the future of hunting, fishing and conservation. The U.S. House of Representatives voted to approve the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act (H.R. 2773) today. This bipartisan bill will assist state agencies and tribes to reverse population declines for at-risk wildlife species before they become endangered. It also provides $1.3 billion annually to state fish and wildlife agencies to implement their science-based wildlife action plans and an additional $97.5 million for tribal fish and wildlife managers. RAWA will invest more than $50 million per year in Texas for wildlife recovery and related public education and recreation and is expected to create 23,800 to 33,600 jobs. This legislation was drafted with input from hunters and anglers across the nation and is intended to help both game

This Week on HSCF’s “Hunting Matters” Radio & Podcast: Chris Horton, Senior Director – Fisheries Policy, Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation

(Houston, TX- June 2, 2022) Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) and “Hunting Matters” welcomes Chris Horton, Senior Director – Fisheries Policy, Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation, to discuss the Hunt / Fish 30×30 coalition / America the Beautiful Initiative. Chris Horton joined the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF) in 2010 as the Midwestern States Director. In this role he oversaw and interacted with the state legislative sportsmen’s caucuses and members of the Governors Sportsmen’s Caucus throughout the region. As the Senior Director, Fisheries Policy, he serves as CSF’s primary point of contact on federal recreational fishing issues, as well as assists the States Program Team staff with challenges for anglers at both the state and regional levels. Chris currently serves on the Sport Fishing and Boating Partnership Council and has served on the Marine Protected Area Federal Advisory Committee, the board of the National Fish Habitat Partnership, and the Future Fisherman Foundation board


Migration Corridors and Seasonal Habitats on USFS Lands A letter was sent to Randy Moore, Chief, U.S. Forest Service to encourage the U.S. Forest Service to prioritize the conservation of migration corridors and seasonal habitats for big game and other species. Specific recommendations included working closely with NRCS and DOI bureaus to coordinate and align wildlife corridor conservation and enhancement, on public and private lands, through voluntary, non-regulatory measures that respect the rights and privacy sensitivities of private landowners; incorporating and acknowledging the benefit to wildlife corridors, seasonal habitats and habitat connectivity from investments made through implementation of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, including the nearly $3 billion for the 10-year Wildfire Crisis Strategy; directing USFS regions to work closely with states and tribes to consider and incorporate the conservation of wildlife corridors and seasonal ranges into land use planning; and to consider conservation benefits that can be created through implementation

HSCF’s Hunter’s Horn® Magazine Receives 2022 Communicator Award

(Houston, TX- May 30, 2022) Houston Safari Club Foundation has been honored with a 2022 Communicator Award of Excellence in the category of Design Features-Overall Design, for its quarterly hunting publication, Hunter’s Horn® magazine. The 28th annual Communicator Awards winners were recently announced by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts (AIVA). The Communicator Awards is the leading international awards program honoring creative excellence for marketing and communications professionals. Founded by passionate communications professionals over two decades ago, The Communicator Awards is an annual competition honoring the best digital, mobile, audio, video, and social content the industry has to offer. The Communicator Awards is widely recognized as one of the largest awards of its kind in the world. The Communicator Awards are judged and curated by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts (AIVA). The AIVA is an assembly of leading professionals from various disciplines of the visual arts dedicated
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.