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HSCF & Capital Farm Credit Continue Partnership

(Houston, TX- March 15, 2022) Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) announced proudly today its continued partnership with Capital Farm Credit, helping the nonprofit association continue its mission to preserve the sport of hunting through education, conservation, and the promotion of our hunting heritage. Capital Farm Credit has been a supporter of HSCF for many years. With the ever-present need to promote wildlife and habitat sustainability and hunting as a conservation tool, Capital Farm Credit has once again joined forces with HSCF as stewards of our natural resources. “Many of the members of our cooperative are active hunters and anglers,” said Jeff Norte, President and Chief Executive Officer for Capital Farm Credit. “They are the backbone of the conservation movement and we are proud to support the causes that support Texas’ long history of advocacy and outdoor heritage.” “We are excited to continue this partnership,” said HSCF Executive Director Joe Betar.

HSCF Presents Annual Awards

(Houston, TX- February 17, 2022) Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) recently announced its annual winners in photography, hunting, service, and conservation excellence, at its 2022 Worldwide Hunting Expo and Convention. Each year, HSCF celebrates achievements in various disciplines. Winners were announced for hunting accomplishments in several North American and international categories. In addition, winners were named for distinction in outdoor photography, with HSCF Life member Suzanne Hixson taking home the “Best of Show” award for her photographic prowess. HSCF Life members Susan and David Kalich were named as the 2021 Frank Green Award winners and Mark King, HSCF Life member, and past President, took home the honors for the 2022 Frank Green Award. HSCF Life member and Gazelles Co-Chairperson Jody Simpson was named the 2022 HSCF President’s Award winner by HSCF President, Jeff Birmingham. Louis van Bergen of Spiral Horn Safaris was named the 2022 Outstanding Professional Hunter of the

HSCF Concludes Outstanding 2022 Worldwide Hunting Expo & Convention

(Houston, TX- February 15, 2022) Despite the threat of a winter storm across the United States, Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) concluded one of its most successful annual conventions. The 2022 HSCF Worldwide Hunting Expo & Convention was held February 4-6, 2022, in Houston, Texas. Freezing temperatures and winter storms did not dampen enthusiasm as record crowds were in attendance to celebrate HSCF’s annual gathering of hunters and outdoor enthusiasts. HSCF’s raffles and banquets, in conjunction with the expo, exceeded fundraising goals in support of education, hunting, and conservation. Noted hunter and conservationist, Ivan Carter, was the keynote speaker for the Saturday night gala. Exhibitors and volunteers were treated to a Thursday night party in their honor. Attendance for the Friday night, Gazelles, and Saturday night banquets was at maximum capacity. Raffle ticket sales were at a record high and the Expo hall floor saw heavy traffic over the course

HSC FEBRUARY 2022 LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

HSC Supports Chronic Wasting Disease Research and Management Act Houston Safari Club joined other conservation organizations in supporting the passage of H.R. 5608, the Chronic Wasting Disease Research and Management Act. In a letter to Debbie Stabenow, Chairwoman, U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry, and John Boozman, Ranking Member, U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry, the alliance pointed out that Chronic Wasting Disease, or CWD, is a crisis that threatens the future of hunting in North America and the health of deer, elk, and moose populations. READ MORE HSC Addresses House National Resource Committee About Recovering America’s Wildlife Act, H.R. 2773 Houston Safari Club joined other conservation organizations to express their thanks to the House Natural Resource Committee for providing a hearing and vote for H.R. 2773. This legislation would amend the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act to make supplemental funds available for the management of fish and wildlife

HSC Addresses House National Resource Committee About Recovering America’s Wildlife Act, H.R. 2773

Houston Safari Club joined other conservation organizations to express their thanks to the House Natural Resource Committee for providing a hearing and vote for H.R. 2773. This legislation would amend the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act to make supplemental funds available for the management of fish and wildlife species of greatest conservation need as determined by State fish and wildlife agencies, and for other purposes.   READ MORE

HSC Supports Chronic Wasting Disease Research and Management Act

Houston Safari Club joined other conservation organizations in supporting the passage of H.R. 5608, the Chronic Wasting Disease Research and Management Act. In a letter to Debbie Stabenow, Chairwoman, U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry, and John Boozman, Ranking Member, U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry, the alliance pointed out that Chronic Wasting Disease, or CWD, is a crisis that threatens the future of hunting in North America and the health of deer, elk, and moose populations.   READ MORE
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.