Month: May 2019

2018 Pathfinder Hunt

[iframe src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/ALrjJdzQGaY”]   Each year SCI Foundation (SCIF) provides a once-in-a-lifetime hunt to worthy individuals that have faced challenges in life that causes them to find new ways to live and to overcome obstacles to engage in outdoor activities.  This particular hunt was a safari to New Zealand provided by Duncan Frazier of Venator Cardrona Safaris, …

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SCIF Developing New Strategy Related To CWD

  By Chris Comer, Ph.D., SCIF Director of Conservation Deer and elk hunters in North America have been bombarded recently with more news items about a topic they would probably just as soon forget: chronic wasting disease (CWD).  It started in the fall and winter with announcements that this potentially devastating disease had been detected in Quebec …

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AWLS Program Educates Hundreds to Reach Thousands

  Safari Club International Foundation (SCIF), has a long history of supporting education and teaching about conservation and the role hunters plays in it. Since 1977, they have provided an educational program called the American Wilderness Leadership School (AWLS). AWLS focuses on providing educators the most effective ways to share and teach about conservation and role …

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Not The Last Laugh: Rare Hyena Spotted In Tajikistan

[iframe src=”https://www.rferl.org/embed/player/0/29917243.html?type=video”] The striped hyena is classified as “Near Threatened” by the IUCN but listed on Tajikistan’s Red Book of endangered species with a declining population. This area represents the extreme outer range of the striped hyena in Central Asia. Hyenas are challenged by living close to areas of high human density and local pastoral communities …

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