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Western Canada a Hot Spot for Safari Club Conservation Projects

With 15 chapters and 3,247 members in Canada, Safari Club International has a strong presence throughout the north country. The world class hunting and fishing opportunities that Canada offers make it a global destination for outdoor pursuits. The Safari Club International Foundation (SCIF) has also cemented a strong presence throughout Canada, particularly in the western …

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SCI Foundation And Department Of Interior Focus On Reducing Human-Grizzly Bear Conflict

  With grizzly bear populations expanding across Montana, Wyoming, and Idaho in recent years, conflicts with humans are becoming more and more common. In order to ensure the safety of both bears and people, improved mitigation strategies are needed to reduce the likelihood of inevitable encounters turning into fatal incidents.  Safari Club International Foundation (SCIF), …

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Research Funded by SCIF Explores Declining Buffalo Numbers in Tanzania

  The African buffalo population in and around Tanzania’s Ruaha National Park (RNP) has reportedly been on the decline for decades and researchers funded in part by the Safari Club International Foundation (SCIF)  went to work to figure out why. Prior to this series of projects, little was known about the habits and health of …

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Rhino Poaching Declines in South Africa for 5th Straight Year

  The South African Department of Environment, Forestry, and Fisheries recently reported that the number of rhinos lost to poachers declined for the fifth straight year. Poaching numbers in South Africa peaked in 2014 but have steadily and dramatically declined the last few years as the government has made an increased emphasis to crackdown on …

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SCIF Funded Research Helps Shape Vermont Moose Hunting Regulations

  Research funded in major part by the Safari Club International Foundation (SCIF) has provided breakthrough information that is now helping shape the state of Vermont’s management plan for the world’s largest species of deer. The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department (VFWD) recently proposed a limited moose hunt in the northeastern corner of the state …

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

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 Reno to record their response to the proposed ban of trophy imports being considered in the UK. The over 30 high ranking officials came from Zambia, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Ethiopia, …

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

Pictured left to right: SCIF President Warren A. Sackman, III, the Hon. Minister Ronald Kaoma Chitotela,  Andrew Eldred Chomba, Assistant Director of Conservation for the Department of National Parks and Wildlife, and Joseph Goergen, SCIF Conservation Manager.   Safari Club International Foundation recently hosted the Hon. Minister Ronald Kaoma Chitotela from Zambia at the 2020 …

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SCI Foundation Hosts 17th AWCF in Zimbabwe

2019 African Wildlife Consultative Forum (AWCF) AWCF has been SCI Foundation’s signature program in Africa since 2001. AWCF is an annual capacity building venue for communications on common approaches to conservation challenges and creating a continent wide strategy for wildlife management. The AWCF brings together senior government officials, professional hunting association leadership, the USFWS, international …

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Community Conservation Success in Zimbabwe’s Dande Safari Area

By Joe Goergen, SCIF Conservation Manager Editor’s Note: This past November, staff from Safari Club International and Safari Club International Foundation traveled to Zimbabwe to co-host the 17th Annual Wildlife Consultative Forum with ZimParks in Victoria Falls. Prior to the event, they enjoyed a site visit to community areas that benefit directly from hunting safari …

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