This Week on HSCF’s “Hunting Matters” Radio & Podcast:Mark Hennelly, VP of Advocacy, The California Waterfowl Association

 Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) and “Hunting Matters” welcomes Mark Hennelly, Vice President of Advocacy for the California Waterfowl Association.

Mark is a registered lobbyist and works primarily on legislative and regulatory issues that impact waterfowl, wetlands and hunting, including work before the State Legislature and California Fish and Game Commission. He has sponsored and helped pass several state laws and regulations affecting gamebird seasons and bag limits, water supplies for refuges and wildlife areas, hunting opportunity on private lands and the use of hunter-generated funds for game conservation purposes. Mr. Hennelly has also worked for the California Outdoor Heritage Alliance as its Vice President, the State Assembly Water, Parks and Wildlife Committee as an Associate Consultant and the Department of Fish and Wildlife as a Scientific Aide. He recently served as a panelist for Governor Newsom’s Advancing 30×30 initiative and is a fellow of the National Conservation Leadership Institute. 

Mr. Hennelly is an avid gamebird hunter and spends much of his free time in the fall and winter hunting with his family and friends. 

About Hunting Matters
Tune in to “Hunting Matters” with Houston Safari Club Foundation Executive Director Joe Betar as he engages in conversations with guests, from various backgrounds, who have a passion for hunting and conservation. Great discussions, news, hunting legislation updates and more! “Hunting Matters” airs each Saturday, 6am-7am CDT on KPRC AM 950 – Real Texas, Real Talk, a Houston iHeartMedia station, and Houston’s longest running radio station. “Hunting Matters” is also available via podcast on Apple/iTunes, iHeartMedia, Google, Overcast, PodBean and Spreaker. Subscribe, listen, rate and review. Hunting Matters is the recipient of a 2022 Gold AVA Digital award, a 2022 NYX/Marcom Silver award and a 2022 MARCOM Gold award. 

About Houston Safari Club Foundation
Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to preserve the sport of hunting through education, conservation, and the promotion of our hunting heritage. HSCF has awarded 646 scholarships totaling $2.92 million dollars. HSCF conducts youth outdoor education programs, career training, hunter education and field experiences throughout the year. HSCF has provided over $4 million in grants for hunter-funded wildlife, habitat, and various conservation initiatives. 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. Visit our website at or call 713.623.8844 for more information. HSCF. We Hunt. We Give.

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