Conservation

SCIF & Trigger Effect TV Kickoff Conservation Connection Video Series

For almost 5-years, SCI Canada has been a proud sponsor of Federal’s Trigger Effect, hosted by Dean Trumbley and Kent Michie. Filming for the 9th season is currently underway as the 8th plays on the Sportsman Channel in both the USA and Canada. The show has taken Dean & Kent all over the world. From Argentina to South Africa and …

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SCI Foundation Shifts to Virtual Agenda for 18th African Wildlife Consultative Forum

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and international travel restrictions, the Safari Club International Foundation will now host the 18th African Wildlife Consultative Forum entirely virtual from Nov. 10-12, 2020. SCIF’s premier activity in Africa, the AWCF, brings together government officials, professional hunting associations, wildlife biologists, community-based organizations and other stakeholders annually to discuss priority wildlife …

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Research Shows Deer Hunters Can Help Manage Chronic Wasting Disease

By Dr. Chris Comer, Director of Conservation for the Safari Club International Foundation. Like most deer biologists and many deer hunters in North America, I try to keep current with any news related to chronic wasting disease (CWD). This deadly disease that affects several cervid species, and is particularly associated with white-tailed deer, mule deer, and …

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SCIF Leads the Charge in Conservation, Education, & Humanitarian Services

Safari Club International Foundation (SCIF), the sister organization to Safari Club International (SCI), works to ensure the future of wildlife and its habitat through conservation programs, education, and humanitarian services. At the end of SCIF’s Fiscal Year 2020, all participating SCI chapters, their members and our generous donors are commended for once again helping to fulfill …

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SCIF Helps Reconnect Habitat & Reduce Wildlife Conflict in the Canadian Rockies

As human development sprawls further and further into wild places, innovative ideas and modern research strategies are helping mitigate human wildlife conflict. The Safari Club International Foundation is involved in a project being led by the BC Ministry Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations & Rural Development and the University of Alberta designed to help keep people safe …

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SCIF Supported Colorado Mountain Lion Research Applied in New Management Plan

Nearly a decade after Colorado Parks & Wildlife (CPW) initiated a research project on mountain lions, the results are being applied in the state’s new species management plan. Safari Club International Foundation supported this research in the Uncompahgre Plateau back in the early 2000s. The CPW just recently published the results in a technical report “Effects of …

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Hunting Regulations Shaped by SCIF Funded Research Closer to Becoming Official

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department (VFWD) hosted a virtual public forum to received public feedback on recently published a proposed draft of their updated Big Game Management Plan to be implemented over the next decade. The draft report includes updates on conservation strategies with a focus on white-tailed deer, black bear, moose, and wild turkey, and …

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SCIF Submits Public Comments on Bighorn Sheep Reintroduction to the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Department

Safari Club International Foundation recently submitted public comments to the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Department in strong support of the proposed reintroduction of bighorn sheep into the Little Belt Mountains of central Montana. The area was historically home to large herds of bighorns, but they were driven out by the early 1900s. Habitat models and biologists agree …

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