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Win A 5-Day Bezoar Ibex Hunt in Turkey

Each $20 sweepstake ticket not only gives you a chance at an incredible experience but also contributes to the SCI Foundation’s wildlife conservation efforts. Your dedicated support for wildlife and their natural habitats means everything to us.

Bezoar Ibex Sweepstake Winners Recount Their Experience

Brittany and Ben Maki Winners of the World Class Outfitter Shikar Safaris Bezoar Ibex Hunt Sweepstake Brittany shares that she always looks forward to SCIF’s literature. Upon seeing the Ibex sweepstakes giveaway with world class outfitter, Shikar Safaris, she knew she had to purchase a ticket. When SCIF CEO Laird Hamberlin called to inform her that …

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Field Update: Missouri Black Bears

Field Update: Missouri Black Bears Because of hunters who generously donated to SCI Foundation in recent years, we’ve worked with Missouri’s Department of Conservation since 2010 to help with a decade’s long population estimation study. We’re glad to report this resulted in a new hunting opportunity (because a huntable population is a healthy and sustainable one). …

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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 provinces …

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SAFARI CLUB HELPS SHAPE CONSERVATION EFFORTS IN MICHIGAN

Hunting is part of the cultural fabric and history of Michigan, so it’s no surprise that the state is a stronghold for Safari Club International – with 11 chapters scattered across the upper and lower peninsulas. These chapters are a prime example of the positive impact that SCI members, along with the SCI Foundation, can have …

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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), Montana Chapter …

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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 poachers. 594 …

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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 in hopes …

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Botswana Community Conservation Reform Celebrated by Safari Club International

Special guest Hon. Ambassador to the United States David Newman received SCI’s International Legislator of the Year Award in the name of His Excellency President Mokgweetsi Masisi from SCI President Steve Skold  Community-based conservation in Botswana was celebrated at the SCI Convention in Reno with His Excellency President Mokgweetsi Masisi being awarded SCI’s International Legislator of …

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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, Namibia, …

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