Yes, a show of force can be a big deterrent in some areas; however, successful anti-poaching programs consist of far more than just a lot of people in uniform.
Long-distance migrations have been declining worldwide, largely due to the severing of migration corridors.
While results are still preliminary, it appears the survival rate for cow elk in the Gunnison Basin, excluding hunting-related mortality, is 95.4%. A survival rate above 90% is extremely encouraging!
SCI Foundation is working with the Namibia Professional Hunting Association to conduct the first comprehensive leopard census since 2010/2011.
A new study in Nepal hopes to show predation of local livestock by snow leopards is less than first thought.
The success of the anti-poaching unit has prompted the creation of a program to raise awareness among local communities about the value of wildlife conservation.
Along with grizzly bears being struck and killed, various other animals were struck as well and their carcasses were dumped in gravel pits in the valleys below. The dumped carcasses attracted grizzly bears to the valleys below
The Northern Wild Sheep and Goat Council (NWSGC) hosted its biennial symposium in Whitefish, Montana this past month and Montana SCI Chapters brought in $2,125 proving themselves to be gracious hosts! The Big Sky State’s SCI Chapters are already known for contributing heavily to wild sheep and goat conservation. This sponsorship is another example of …
For 8 years, SCI Foundation has sponsored cutting-edge surveys and studies on Marco Polo Sheep, perhaps the most iconic species in one of the most remarkable places on earth. This ongoing study has three goals, develop models of present-day and potential future distributions of suitable environmental conditions for argali in the eastern Tajikistan mountains, compare …
(Photo courtesy of: Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department) It has been over a year since the first moose cows and calves were successfully captured and collared as part of the Vermont Moose Mortality and Recruitment Research Project funded by Safari Club International Foundation (SCI Foundation). Biologists from the University of Vermont and the Vermont Fish …