North America

SCI Foundation has invested over millions on North American conservation projects, working on nearly every big game species in 22 US states and Canadian provinces.

SCI Foundation’s North America conservation program applies science to sustainable wildlife management.  Our key focus is researching predator-prey interactions and enhancing species and habitat.

North American Conservation Projects

Vermont Moose Mortality and Recruitment

Elk Habitat Use In Colorado’s Gunnison Basin

Virginia Appalachians White-Tailed Deer Predation

Northeastern California Black Bear

Monitoring Montana Moose Populations

Santa Catalina Mountains Desert Bighorn Sheep Project

Western US States Bobcat Project

South Rockies BC Grizzly Bear Project

Michigan Predator Prey Project

Wild Harvest Initiative

Missouri Black Bear Project

Ya Ha Tinda Elk Project

Wyoming Migration Initiative

Past Projects

Alaska Wood Bison Project

Washington Grey Wolf Project

Mojave Deer Project

Kodiak Brown Bear Project

Newfoundland Woodland Caribou Project

Since 2000, SCI Foundation has provided more than $80 million to promote science-based conservation through wildlife research, capacity building in governments, youth and teacher education, and humanitarian programs that show the importance of the hunting community in society around the world. Growth of SCI Foundation has continued to gain momentum through charitable donations from SCI members and direct grants from local chapters and the SCI organization. Throughout the world, SCI’s approximately 50,000 members and 190 chapters contribute time, talent, and financial support to local, national, and international projects.


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