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Why Botswana’s elections matter to SCI and SCIF

November 13, 2019

By Chris Comer, Ph.D., SCIF Director of Conservation

Many readers may have seen in the news reports that the Botswana Democratic Party and…

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SCIF Co-Sponsors World Mountain Ungulate Conference with Wild Sheep Foundation

October 16, 2019

 
Safari Club International Foundation (SCIF) recently co-sponsored the 7th World Mountain Ungulate Conference (WMUC) with its official…

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SCI Foundation Supported Research Improves African Lion Survey Methods

August 13, 2019

The most recent issue of the academic journal Global Ecology and Conservation highlights the latest information…

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A Message from your SCI Foundation Conservation Committee Chair

April 26, 2019

Over the past decade, I have had the privilege of serving on SCI Foundation’s Conservation Committee and recently…

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Nepal’s Snow Leopard Project Hopes To Change Opinions

June 22, 2018

A new study in Nepal hopes to show predation of local livestock by snow leopards is less than first thought. With the people of Eastern Nepal relying very heavily…

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Local Anti-Poaching Units Find Success in the Republic of Dagestan

June 14, 2018

The Republic of Dagestan, Russia, has seen the creation of 10 anti-poaching teams who have been working with local gamekeepers to patrol the range of the Eastern…

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Multiple Factors Affect Grizzly Bear Numbers

June 7, 2018

SCI Foundation began supporting the South Rockies Grizzly Project in British Columbia in 2014 to better understand the cause and effect relationships between bears and humans. Researchers…

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Montana Chapters Donate Big at Northern Wild Sheep and Goat Council Biennial Symposium

June 1, 2018

The Northern Wild Sheep and Goat Council (NWSGC) hosted its biennial symposium in Whitefish, Montana this…

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The Special Weapons and Tactics of Community Game Guards

May 3, 2018

SCI Foundation has been proud to partner with Namibian Association of CBNRM Support Organizations (NACSO) over the…

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CAMPFIRE Program Puts Control of Wildlife in Local Hands

April 24, 2018

“All species and habitats should be safeguarded to the extent that it is technically, economically, and politically feasible.” – 1982 World Charter for Nature

This is a crucial…

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The Circle of Life and The Native American Fish and Wildlife Society

April 20, 2018

“What is man without the beasts? If all the beasts were gone, men would die from great loneliness of spirit, for whatever happens to the beast also…

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New Training Methods in Fighting Poaching Result in 100% Success Rate

March 30, 2018

We at SCI Foundation are very familiar with the term, “anti.” Anti-ivory, anti-cruelty, anti-trafficking, anti-exploitation, and of course…

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Motivating People, Managing Bears: The 5th International Human-Bear Conflicts Workshop

March 12, 2018

 

A bear is running at you at 30 mph, 44 feet per second, if it is 88 feet away, will be on you in 2 seconds flat….

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Indian Country Auction Tags Raise Money for Conservation

March 7, 2018

 

The daily auction at the 2018 SCI Convention in Las Vegas raised money for wildlife conservation while also maintaining positive working relations with four tribes. These tribes…

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FIRST SOUTH AFRICA ANTI-POACHING UPDATE OF 2018

March 2, 2018

(Minister of Environmental Affairs Edna Molewa. Courtesy of The Green Times)
Today, poaching is…

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AN AGREEMENT TO MOVE FORWARD IN KAZAKHSTAN

February 22, 2018

The republic of Kazakhstan has emerged as one of the most important former Soviet states since its independence in 1992….

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TAJIKISTAN ARGALI SHEEP UPDATE

February 15, 2018

 

Knowing as much as possible about Argali sheep and their habitat is an extremely important factor in…

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CONSERVATION AUCTION TAGS AT SCI CONVENTION 2018

January 30, 2018

SCI and SCI Foundation are maintaining our relationships with Native American tribes by once again auctioning big game hunting tags donated by the Acoma…

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4th ANNUAL FOUNDATION DAY KICKS OFF THE 2018 SCI CONVENTION!

January 29, 2018

The 46th Annual SCI Convention will kick off with our 4th Annual SCI Foundation Day! On Tuesday, January 30th,…

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First Big Bulls Collared in North America’s Longest Running Elk Study

January 26, 2018

University of Montana Ph.D. Candidate Hans Martin after successfully capturing 5 bull elk. January…

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THE WILD HARVEST INITIATIVE COULD BRING URBAN AND RURAL IDEALISTS TOGETHER

January 12, 2018

“This initiative is intimately connected to food security, wildlife management, cultural traditions, human health, agriculture, and land…

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