By Justin Jones, Assistant Editor
man behind the creation of the Tajikistan hunting conservancy program
we've told you about has been recognized by Dallas Safari Club (DSC) as a
leader in conservation. In an Oct. 25 press release, DSC announced that
the 2018 Peter Hathaway Capstick Hunting Heritage Award will be given
to Khalil Karimov of the Republic of Tajikistan (see http://dscnewscenter.org/2017/10/dsc-names-capstick-award-recipient
DSC will honor Karimov at the DSC convention on Jan. 6, during the
Saturday evening banquet.
The Capstick Award
is presented to individuals or groups who have made major contributions
to sustainable hunting and conservation. Karimov is the guide, operator
and conservationist who established the Hunting and Conservation
Alliance of Tajikistan (HCAT), an organization of the various community
conservancies in Tajikistan. DSC credits him with being a major force
behind the current model of conservation hunting in that country....