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Houston Safari Club and Wildlife Partners, LLC Form Partnership

Houston, TX – Houston Safari Club (HSC) is proud to announce Wildlife Partners, LLC as its newest Corporate Partner. Wildlife Partners’ presence will be highlighted though HSC’s marketing efforts, media channels and multiple events. “WildLife Partners is proud to partner with Houston Safari Club. Along with HSC, we share the belief of wildlife and habitat preservation and protection”, states Roger Festor, Director of Operations, Wildlife Partners, LLC. HSC Executive Director Joe Betar states, “HSC’s ability to implement its mission of conservation, education and the protection of hunters’ rights is made possible through the patronage of supporters. We are extremely excited to join forces with Wildlife Partners to further HSC’s mission”. About Wildlife Partners, LLC WildLife Partners is honored to be a part of the rapidly growing, global wildlife Industry. We offer private investors the opportunity for direct ownership of exotic trophy animals. The sector is driven by profit focused investors

House of Representatives Passes Bipartisan SHARE Act

On February 26, the U.S. House of Representatives voted 242 – 161 in favor of the Sportsmen’s Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act (H.R. 2406), known as the SHARE Act.

HSC continues support of movement on SHARE Act.

Recently, Houston Safari Club and 50 other organizations signed onto a letter urging House leadership to schedule floor time for the SHARE Act. In October, the SHARE Act passed out of the House Natural Resources Committee with bipartisan support, and it is important to move this legislation forward as soon as possible before the 114th Congress ends. See Full Letter Here

HSC Supports FLTFA reauthorization

As part of the markup of S. 556, the Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act of 2015, The Senate Energy and Natural Resources (ENR) Committee passed permanent FLTFA reauthorization last week. HSC along with seventy-one other conservation groups signed a letter in support of FLTFA reauthorization, which was sent to Senate Leadership and the Senate ENR Committee.

Conservation Force, DSC, HSC And Partners Sue Delta To End “Big Five” Hunting Trophy Embargo

Conservation Force, Dallas Safari Club, Houston Safari Club, the CAMPFIRE Association, the Tanzania Hunting Operators Association (TAHOA), and Corey Knowlton filed suit today against Delta Air Lines, Inc. to compel an end to Delta’s illegal embargo on transport of hunting trophies of the “Big Five” (lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, and buffalo) from Africa. The plaintiffs allege the embargo on transport of a specific class of non-dangerous cargo violates Delta’s duty as a common carrier not to discriminate against passengers or cargo.

HSC supports reauthorization of Land and Water Conservation Fund program

With the recent expiration of the Land and Water Conservation Fund program, Houston Safari Club as part of AWCP has attached its support to a letter which recognizes “now is the time for all with a vested interest to have an open and honest discussion about opportunities to modernize LWCF to address contemporary issues, secure full funding for the program and continue its legacy of success.” Full Letter Here
Houston Safari Club (HSC) is a non-profit organization, exempt from federal income tax, under section 501(c)(4) of the United States Internal Revenue Code. Payments to HSC are not deductible as charitable contributions for federal income tax purposes. Please contact your tax advisor concerning deductibility of any payments as business deductions. HSC EIN: 76-0082197. HSC 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.