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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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Black Rhinos Continue Growth Despite Ongoing Management Challenges

May 4, 2020

Experts at the Southern African Development Community’s Rhino Management Group (SADC RMG) have compiled a new status report on the region’s black rhino populations, funded by Safari Club International…

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Western Canada a Hot Spot for Safari Club Conservation Projects

May 1, 2020

 
With 15 chapters and 3,247 members in Canada, Safari Club International has a strong presence throughout the…

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

April 15, 2020

 
With grizzly bear populations expanding across Montana, Wyoming, and Idaho in recent years, conflicts with humans are becoming…

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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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Rhino Poaching Declines in South Africa for 5th Straight Year

March 12, 2020

 
The South African Department of Environment, Forestry, and Fisheries recently reported that the number of rhinos…

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SCIF Funded Research Helps Shape Vermont Moose Hunting Regulations

March 4, 2020

 
Research funded in major part by the Safari Club International Foundation (SCIF) has provided breakthrough information that…

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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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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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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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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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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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Wyoming Mule Deer Migration Study to Help Inform Hunting Strategy

October 9, 2018

SCI Foundation is proud to be a part of this multi-year study by lending support to the Wyoming Migration Initiative (WMI). This project began in 2011 and…

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Namibian Leopard Study Sheds Fresh Light On Species

September 4, 2018

SCI Foundation is working with our partners at the Namibia Professional Hunting Association (NAPHA) to conduct the first comprehensive leopard census since 2011. Many who do not understand…

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Nepal’s Snow Leopard Project Hopes To Change Opinions

June 22, 2018

A new study in Nepal hopes to show predation of local livestock by snow leopards is less than first thought. With the people of Eastern Nepal relying very heavily…

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Montana Chapters Donate Big at Northern Wild Sheep and Goat Council Biennial Symposium

June 1, 2018

The Northern Wild Sheep and Goat Council (NWSGC) hosted its biennial symposium in Whitefish, Montana this…

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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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Winter 2017-2018 Updates from the Field

March 16, 2018

The time of hibernation is ending across North America, and we at SCI Foundation are excited to share a few updates from projects on which we have…

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Motivating People, Managing Bears: The 5th International Human-Bear Conflicts Workshop

March 12, 2018

 

A bear is running at you at 30 mph, 44 feet per second, if it is 88 feet away, will be on you in 2 seconds flat….

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Tangible Conservation Changes with the Hunter Legacy 100 Fund

March 9, 2018

2018 is starting off with a bang! The Hunter Legacy 100 Fund has awarded SCI Foundation…

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FIRST SOUTH AFRICA ANTI-POACHING UPDATE OF 2018

March 2, 2018

(Minister of Environmental Affairs Edna Molewa. Courtesy of The Green Times)
Today, poaching is…

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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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CONSERVATION AUCTION TAGS AT SCI CONVENTION 2018

January 30, 2018

SCI and SCI Foundation are maintaining our relationships with Native American tribes by once again auctioning big game hunting tags donated by the Acoma…

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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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First Big Bulls Collared in North America’s Longest Running Elk Study

January 26, 2018

University of Montana Ph.D. Candidate Hans Martin after successfully capturing 5 bull elk. January…

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SCI FOUNDATION SUPPORTS SEVEN NEW PROJECTS IN FIVE STATES VIA MATCHING GRANTS

January 22, 2018

 

 

SCI Foundation’s Matching Grants Program matches SCI Chapter funds from around the world to support crucial conservation projects. The New Year means new projects here at SCI…

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Tanzania Operators Granted Two Years Before New Auction System

January 17, 2018

Hunting in Tanzania, Africa’s premier safari hunting destination, will continue unaffected for the next two years after a recent…

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