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Considering the Ethics of Trophy Hunting: Part 2

 


Hunting permits for 2021 earn half a million plus for markhor conservation; population doubles over last 20 years.


CIC Highlights – One with Nature – A Moment of Celebration
for Hunting Art & Culture


Conservation Frontlines – Frontline Dispatches – August 2021.


A good overview of the current situation with the California condor and how hunters can help.


Bringing Bighorns Back from the Brink

Conservation helped by Trophy Hunting


Made to Measure

 

The newly updated Rowland Ward Measuring Handbook
has clarified and streamlined instructions
for measuring all species, especially deer.


Review by John Nash of anti-hunting book that mentions Rowland Ward


Rowland Ward Celebrates Man Magnum Magazine’s 45th year


Year

UPDATE: United Against Canned Lion Shooting


PROPOSED CONNECTICUT STATE LAW WILL DAMAGE ZAMBIA’S CONSERVATION EFFORTS by DR. SIMUKONDA,  DIRECTOR OF ZAMBIA’S NATIONAL PARKS AND WILDLIFE


 

Rural Africans Speak Out Against Legislation in Connecticut

The state of Connecticut is currently considering legislation, SB 5104, that would ban the import and possession of parts from certain species of legally hunted….

 


 

Northern Cape Professional Hunting school in Vanderkloof, South Africa just held its first measuring class of 2021

march 1, 2021 by rowlandward


Giant Tuskers of the World Part II

march 1, 2021 by rowlandward


Rowland Ward Records of Big Game, 30th edition gets a thorough review in latest issue of African Hunting Gazette

february 22, 2021 by rowlandward


Article on hunting introduced animals in Texas; considers pros and cons and gives the perspective of an occasional hunter.

february 8, 2021 by rowlandward


 

DSC 2021 Reflections Auction Bidding NOW!!!

january 21, 2021 by rowlandward


Giant Tuskers of the World

december 1, 2020 by rowlandward


Rowland Ward in the news

january 19, 2021 by rowlandward


Celebrity Power Undermining Global Conversation Efforts, Scientists Warn

january 18, 2021 by rowlandward


United Against Canned Lion Shooting

december 1, 2020 by rowlandward

 

Rowland Ward joins other conservation groups in taking a stand against the shooting of captive-bred lions.

Rowland Ward Ltd. has united with several highly regarded international conservation groups to take a firm stand against the practice of captive-bred lion shooting. The shooting of lions bred in captivity not only has no…


Out of the Mists of Time

december 1, 2020 by rowlandward


Fair Chase Outfitters

november 16, 2020 by rowlandward


The Sports Afield Mystery Ram

october 12, 2020 by rowlandward


Pittman-Robertson Act Came
at the Right Time

october 12, 2020 by rowlandward


Poverty-stricken resource-rich Africa

october 6, 2020 by rowlandward

Has Africa’s 11th hour escape from poverty arrived?

Rich but poor. Poor but rich. It’s unbelievable and ironic! This is the sad reality in Africa. Africa is resource-rich but poor.

Why has Africa continued to be trapped in this seemingly endless and undeserved poverty trap from the slavery, pre-colonial and colonial periods up to today? This is the most urgent question that needs…


MYTH: Trophy hunting is pushing species to extinction

august 26, 2020 by rowlandward


Sneak Peek at Rowland Ward Records of Big Game 31st edition

august 7, 2020 by rowlandward


Magnum reviews Rowland Ward’s Records of Big Game 30th edition (Africa)

august 7, 2020 by rowlandward


APHA video addresses current issue with virus and the affect on conservation and hunting.

august 7, 2020 by rowlandward


Record Book review from Conservation Frontlines’ Silvio Calabi

august 7, 2020 by rowlandward


Rowland Ward Fair Chase Outfitters at Dallas Safari Club Convention 2020

august 7, 2020 by rowlandward


Leading French hunting journal Connaissance de la Chasse just published two articles on Rowland Ward

august 7, 2020 by rowlandward


A Continent Between Covers

august 7, 2020 by rowlandward


30th Edition Coming Soon, New Minimums Now Online

august 7, 2020 by rowlandward


Rowland Ward interview with German hunting magazine Halai by Dr. Rolf Baldus.

august 7, 2020 by rowlandward


See new General Measuring Instructions for Rowland Ward

august 7, 2020 by rowlandward


132 Scientists Support Trophy Hunting

august 6, 2020 by rowlandward

With the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) reporting that 1 million species are at increased risk of extinction in the coming decades, ending trophy hunting may seem logical. However, bans on trophy hunting are likely to increase …


Hunting Opens in Senegal

august 6, 2020 by rowlandward


Congratulations to Michel Mantheakis Safaris for DSC’s Outfitter of the Year

august 6, 2020 by rowlandward

Congratulations to Michel Mantheakis Safaris, a Rowland Ward Fair Chase Outfitter, on being named DSC’s 2019 Outfitter of the Year.

“Michel Mantheakis Safaris has earned the honor of being selected as DSC’s Outfitter of the Year,” DSC Executive Director Corey Mason, said. “Their reputation as…


Wild Sheep Journal Fall 2019 – James Reed

august 6, 2020 by rowlandward

We are proud to announce that James Reed, our director of Marketing, Sales, and Licensing for Sports Afield, Rowland Ward, and Sports Afield Trophy Properties just made the cover of the Fall 2018 issue of Wild Sheep magazine.  James, a life member of the Wild Sheep Foundation, recently had the opportunity to go…


Highest price ever paid for a book on big-game hunting?

august 6, 2020 by rowlandward

Antiquarian books have always been popular with collectors, and with the advent of the Internet there are now more people than ever before collecting valuable printed books.  Within the field of antiquarian books, there is a vibrant niche of collectible books on exploration and hunting, and these have been reaching astonishing prices in the last two decades.  Want a signed copy of a book by Henry Stanley or David Livingstone?  Better be prepared to fork over upward of $10,000.  Until recently, however, collectible books on big-game hunting had not reached the astonishing levels of some ultradesirable books such as hand-colored bird books and rare early works in Latin.  That all changed when Sotheby’s of London sold a Rowland Ward Ltd. publication for an eye-popping price of…


Fifty reasons the leopard is Not endangered

august 6, 2020 by rowlandward


Rowland Ward Ltd. ends its association with PHASA

august 6, 2020 by rowlandward

In the world of international hunting, Rowland Ward Ltd. has always been synonymous with sportsmanlike behavior and sound conservation practices. For generations, this venerable company has stood for fair-chase hunting and ethical principles, and in the turbulent world of the twenty-first century, we are more determined than ever to continue…


APHA to auction a Namibian safari with hunting legends Robin Hurt
and James Mellon

august 6, 2020 by rowlandward

James Mellon with zebra in Namibia circa 1970. The African Professional Hunters Association’s mission is to contribute to the conservation of African wildlife and habitat for the benefit of generations to come by continuing the critical role played by ethical, responsible, and sustainable hunting. In order for APHA to make a real impact in support …


Supporting Conservation Force

august 6, 2020 by rowlandward

In keeping with its strong support of and focus on wildlife conservation efforts around the world, Rowland Ward Ltd. is proud to announce it is now a corporate sponsor of Conservation Force.

The mission of Conservation Force is…


Rowland Ward Ltd. and the modern hunter

august 6, 2020 by rowlandward


How to conserve lions

august 6, 2020 by rowlandward


Elsevier the scientific journal

august 6, 2020 by rowlandward


Rowland Ward Ltd. in African Hunting Gazette

august 6, 2020 by rowlandward


Antiquarian Rowland Ward Books
Includes a complete set of Records of Big Game 1892-2006!

august 6, 2020 by rowlanward

 

We recently came across a large collection of Rowland Ward Ltd. Publications from the Golden Era of Rowland Ward and big-game hunting, for that matter. They are offered here by in the PDF with detailed descriptions as well as condition and price. Some of the highlights include a copy of Prince Emil Demifdoff’s…


Measurer’s Wanted

july 7, 2020 by rowlandward


A Tropical Titan

may 7, 2020 by rowlandward


Record Book Q & A

march 7, 2020 by rowlandward


Rowland Ward Magazine to be launched in December 2020

november 7, 2019 by rowlandward


Records of Big Game, 30th Edition

july 7, 2019 by rowlandward


Settling the Score

may 7, 2019 by rowlandward


Anti-poaching Pays Off in Mozambique

march 7, 2019 by rowlandward


                                             

Recent Record Book Entries

january 7, 2019 by rowlandward


                                                         

Basil Reel’s Tanzania Tusker

november 7, 2018 by rowlandward


                                           

An Impala for the Ages and An Incredible Cape Eland

november 7, 2018 by rowlandward


The Malaysian Bearded Pig

september 7, 2018 by rowlandward


The Tale of the Tacoma Bighorn

august 7, 2018 by rowlandward

A Long-Lost Sheep Heady May Be the Real World Record


No. 1 Zebra or banded Duiker

july 6, 2017 by rowlandward

Africa has some fourteen to eighteen species of duikers, which are very small antelopes.  The word duiker is of Dutch origin and it means to…


Rare Photo Found of No. 2 Tibetan Argali

may 2, 2017 by rowlandward

Recently a customer sent us a copy of the eighth edition of Rowland Ward’s Records of Big Game (1922). While nice copies of this edition are now getting hard to find, this is by no means the rarest of the Records of Big Game series. Inside this particular copy, however, we found extensive annotations in two colors of ink as well as a pasted photo of a large Tibetan argali. The photo had this caption…


Antiquarian Rowland Ward Books. Includes a complete set of Records of Big Game 1892-2006!

We recently came across a large collection of Rowland Ward Ltd. Publications from the Golden Era of Rowland Ward and big-game hunting, for that matter. They are offered here by in the PDF with detailed descriptions as well as condition and price. Some of the highlights include a copy of Prince Emil Demifdoff’s AFTER WILD SHEEP IN THE ALTAI AND MONGOLIA, Count Potocki’s…


             

New Fillable PDF Entry Forms

december 3, 2016 by rowlandward


 

New Category of Introduced Rusa Deer from Africa Approved.

october 24, 2016

The editors of Rowland Ward Ltd  are pleased to announce they have established a new category for Rowland Ward’s Records of Big Game: rusa deer from Mauritius.  Although rusa deer were not originally found on this island, a one-time Dutch possession,…


New Rowland Ward General Measuring Instructions.

october 23, 2016

The new and updated RW General Measuring Instructions are available in PDF. You can click here (PDF form) and immediately download the form. It is also available under Rowland Ward’s Methods of Measurement. For more information on the measuring process, go to the Measurement page and view the various PDFs available under Rowland Ward’s Methods of…


New Website

october 21, 2016

RowlandWard.com has gone through some changes!


An Exceptional Eland

january 7, 2018

A Livingstone Eland Taken in Mozambique in 2019 Should Shatter the World Record.