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SCIF Donates International Wildlife Museum Resources

After 35 years in existence, December of 2023 marked the closing of SCIF’s International Wildlife Museum. Keeping with SCIF’s long tradition of supporting other conservation, education, and humanitarian programs, donations were made from the International Wildlife Museum’s Gift Shop to More than a Bed and the Arizona Department of Game and Fish. More than a Bed …

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SCIF-Sables Endowed Hunting Heritage Scholarship Program Recipient

SCIF and Sables is proud to announce Jocelyn Stansbury from University of Montana was selected as a recipient of the SCIF Sables Brown-Monson Foundation Hunting Heritage Scholarship. Jocelyn is currently a senior in the Wildlife Biology program. She received a scholarship for the 2023/24 academic year. Jocelyn recently thanked SCIF and The Sables while sharing her …

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SCIF’s Endowed Hunting Heritage Scholarship Program

SCIF’s Endowed Hunting Heritage Scholarship Program SCIF is proud to announce one of its partnering universities, West Virginia University, recently awarded the CJ McElroy Hunting Heritage scholarship to Charity Knotts. Charity is a junior in the Wildlife and Fisheries Resources program and currently carries a 4.0 GPA. The scholarship she is receiving is for this academic …

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SCI Foundation Partners With Wyoming Game & Fish For Bear Spray Giveaways/Trainings

SCI Foundation Partners With Wyoming Game & Fish For Bear Spray Giveaways/Trainings PARTNERS ON THIS PROJECT: In partnership together, we’re holding three local events to give away bear spray and offer bear safety training to outdoor recreationists at no cost to them. Just show up at the following locations: Approximately 100 cans of bear spray will …

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SCIF Staff Engages Legislative Staff and Congressmen about Conservation Issues  

SCIF Staff Engages Legislative Staff and Congressmen about Conservation Issues By: Todd Roggenkamp SCIF and SCI Sables recently partnered with the Western Caucus Foundation to discuss the latest issues in conservation with Congressional representatives while engaging them in outdoor recreation. This is part of SCIF’s new strategy to provide federal and state elected officials, congressional staff …

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Egg-stravaganza Was Egg-cellent!

By: Amy Soneira The International Wildlife Museum hosted its annual Eggstravaganza on April 9th this year and had a record-breaking attendance of 678 people! Kids toting Easter baskets headed into the museum where games, crafts and face painting awaited them. The Museum staff and volunteers worked hard stuffing and hiding over 800 eggs throughout the museum! …

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SCIF Renews Commitment to West Virginia University for C.J. McElroy Endowed Hunting Heritage Scholarship

In 2004, Safari Club International Foundation and Sables established the CJ McElroy Endowed Hunting Heritage Scholarship with West Virginia University and it’s Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Design School. On establishment, the scholarship focused on encouraging women to enter the wildlife management/ecology fields. SCI Foundation and the SCIF Sables committed $100,000 to an endowment …

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Outdoors Day at the International Wildlife Museum

Safari Club International Foundation continues to offer great outdoor experiences for the public this spring, with the return of Outdoors Day at the International Wildlife Museum. This year, 400 people came to Outdoors Day, where they were introduced to outdoor activities like hunting and archery. The event offers reduced admission and a slew of outdoor activities …

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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 the buffalo …

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SCIF Co-Sponsors World Mountain Ungulate Conference with Wild Sheep Foundation

Safari Club International Foundation (SCIF) recently co-sponsored the 7th World Mountain Ungulate Conference (WMUC) with its official partner organization, the Wild Sheep Foundation, in Bozeman, MT in September 2019. The WMUC is a scientific meeting of international wildlife biologists and managers from across North America, Europe and Central Asia focusing on wild sheep and goat conservation. …

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