U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
The U.S. government will allow a Texas man to import the carcass of an endangered black rhinoceros he hopes to kill in Africa as part of a conservation fundraiser.
It was the Fall of 2013 when the Dallas Safari Club attracted worldwide attention for putting together an auction for the chance to hunt a black rhino in Africa. The Club opened its 2015 convention Thursday, absent of that kind of controversy.
A federal agency is sifting through more than 15,000 public comments regarding a Texas hunter’s request to import the trophy of an endangered black rhinoceros.
A Texas hunting club that auctioned off a permit to shoot an endangered black rhinoceros says it could cancel the hunt.
By December of 2011 the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) had declared wildfire disaster declarations in more than 150 Texas counties. Today the agency refunded some of the money spent to fight those fires.
Zebra mussel warning signs are part of an awareness campaign wildlife officials are waging to halt the migration of the pesky non-native shellfish that have spread this summer to more North Texas waters.