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SCIF Continues Engagement with IUCN

June 4, 2020

 
The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) is the world’s largest network of conservation organizations, most…

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SAFARI CLUB HELPS SHAPE CONSERVATION EFFORTS IN MICHIGAN

April 21, 2020

 
Hunting is part of the cultural fabric and history of Michigan, so it’s no surprise that the state…

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Research Funded by SCIF Explores Declining Buffalo Numbers in Tanzania

April 14, 2020

 
The African buffalo population in and around Tanzania’s Ruaha National Park (RNP) has reportedly been on the…

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SCIF Sponsors North American Wildlife And Natural Resources Conference

March 17, 2020

 
Conservation leaders from across the country convened in Omaha, Nebraska for the 85th North American Wildlife and…

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Botswana Community Conservation Reform Celebrated by Safari Club International

February 28, 2020

Special guest Hon. Ambassador to the United States David Newman received SCI’s International Legislator of the Year…

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SCI/F Teams With Blood Origins on Series Countering UK Trophy Import Ban Proposal

February 26, 2020

Unprecedented in scope, SCI, SCI Foundation and the production studio of Blood Origins conducted interviews with special guests from Africa during the 2020 SCI Convention in…

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Zambia Minister Among Record Number of African Government Officials at SCI Show

February 19, 2020

Pictured left to right: SCIF President Warren A. Sackman, III, the Hon. Minister Ronald Kaoma Chitotela,  Andrew…

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SCI Foundation Hosts 17th AWCF in Zimbabwe

January 24, 2020

2019 African Wildlife Consultative Forum (AWCF)

AWCF has been SCI Foundation’s signature program in Africa since 2001. AWCF is an annual capacity building…

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Community Conservation Success in Zimbabwe’s Dande Safari Area

January 13, 2020

By Joe Goergen, SCIF Conservation Manager
Editor’s Note: This past November, staff from Safari Club International and Safari…

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SCI Foundation Supports Research on Hippo Conservation

December 16, 2019

Researcher Keenan Stears and Veterinarian Dr. Epaphras Muse attach a GPS collar to the ankle of a…

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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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Wrap-Up Report On CITES CoP18

September 18, 2019

As the 18th meeting of the CITES Conference of the Parties (CoP) enters the history books, a review of the meeting shows that the global wildlife trade conference hosted…

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WORLD RECORD DEER MIGRATION VISUALIZED IN 3D FOR THE FIRST TIME

August 22, 2019

“Safari Club International is proud to be a supporter of the Wyoming Migration Initiative. The mule deer is an iconic species of western North America, and observed…

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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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Helping Assure the Future of Elk and Elk Hunting

July 11, 2019

 
SCI Foundation and our contributing hunter-conservationists have been active in supporting better management of western big game…

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SCIF Conservation Preparing Strategy for African Leopard Conservation

June 13, 2019

 

Despite ample evidence showing that legal, regulated hunting is an important economic and management component of wildlife conservation in…

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Not The Last Laugh: Rare Hyena Spotted In Tajikistan

May 2, 2019

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…

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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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SCIF Community-Based Hunting Program Helps Other Endangered Wildlife in Tajikistan

April 3, 2019

Last year, SCIF began support for the conservation of wild Bukhara urial sheep in southwestern Tajikistan. Urial is a species that is vulnerable…

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Horse Rich and Dirt Poor Video

March 28, 2019

 
Safari Club International Foundation is proud to be a part of the recently released short film Horse Rich and Dirt Poor.  This film highlights…

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What Every Deer Hunter Should Know About Chronic Wasting Disease

November 2, 2018

With the 2018-19 deer hunting season approaching, chronic wasting disease (CWD) is once again in the news as state and federal agencies struggle to manage this potentially devastating disease. …

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Winning the Battle Against Poaching by Imparting Value to Wildlife

October 31, 2018

SCI Foundation has frequently expressed the opinion that “boots on the ground” alone will not win the fight against poaching.  Yes, a show of force can be…

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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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From ‘Endangered’ to ‘Near Threatened,’ the Community-Based Success of the Markhor

March 23, 2018

The Markhor has gained a solid foothold on the path to recovery thanks to community-based conservation efforts….

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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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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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THE STORY OF THE AFRICAN ELEPHANT IS NOT OVER

February 9, 2018

The mission of the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s (IUCN) Species Survival Commission African…

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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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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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