This Week on HSCF Radio and “Hunting Matters” Podcast: Mark Hennelly, Vice President of Advocacy, California Waterfowl Association

Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) and “Hunting Matters” welcome Mark Hennelly, vice president of advocacy for the California Waterfowl Association.

Mark is a registered lobbyist and works primarily on legislative and regulatory issues affecting waterfowl, wetlands, and game, including work before the state Legislature and the California Fish and Game Commission. He has sponsored and helped pass various state laws and regulations affecting game bird seasons and take limits, water supply for wildlife refuges and areas, hunting opportunities on private land, and the use of funds generated by hunters for game conservation purposes. Mr. Hennelly has also worked for the California Outdoor Heritage Alliance as Vice President, the State Assembly Committee on Water, Parks and Wildlife as an Associate Consultant, and the Department of Fish and Wildlife as a Scientific Assistant. He most recently served as a panelist for Governor Newsom’s Advancing 30 × 30 initiative and is a fellow at the National Institute for Conservation Leadership.

Mr. Hennelly is an avid game bird hunter and spends much of his spare time hunting in the fall and winter 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 diverse backgrounds, who are passionate about hunting and conservation. Great discussions, news, hunting law updates and more! “Hunting Matters” airs every Saturday, 6 am to 7 am CDT on KPRC AM 950: Real Texas, Real Talk, a Houston iHeartMedia station and Houston’s Oldest Radio Station. “Hunting Matters” is also available via podcast on Apple/iTunes, iHeartMedia, Google, Overcast, PodBean, and Spreaker. Subscribe, listen, rate and comment. Hunting Matters has received a 2022 Gold AVA Digital Award, a 2022 NYX/Marcom Silver Award, and a 2022 MARCOM Gold Award.

About the Houston Safari Club Foundation
The Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit 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. HSCF conducts youth outdoor education programs, vocational training, hunter education, and field experiences throughout the year. HSCF has provided more than $4 million in grants for wildlife, habitat, and various hunter-funded 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.