SCI and SCI Foundation to Represent Hunters at CITES

    International Conference Will Influence Wildlife Conservation For Immediate Release: February 26, 2013 Safari Club International (SCI) and Safari Club International Foundation (SCI Foundation) and will represent hunter-conservationists during the 16th Conference of the Parties (CoP) of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES). The 16th CoP takes place in Bangkok, Thailand March 3-14, …

Good Moose Weather?

Safari Club International (SCI) Foundation has multiple ongoing projects studying moose populations. Wildlife managers can rely on SCI Foundation-funded work to contribute to the successful management of these large mammals. Research Teams are investigating the effects of predation on calves, the influence of annual rainfall on much-needed warm season forage, wintering habitat conditions and parasite/disease susceptibility …

Fighting For Lions

Safari Club International (SCI) Foundation would like to express extreme gratitude to the SCI Staff, SCI Members, Chapters, the Hunters Legacy Fund, SCI Foundation Board of Directors and the hunting community who demonstrated their commitment to science-based wildlife management around the world. Once again, sportsmen and women have shown leadership in generosity, in excess of …

SCI Foundation and Acclaimed Wildlife Artist Linda Besse Join Forces for Conservation Funding

For Immediate Release: February 19, 2013 Washington, DC – Safari Club International Foundation (SCI Foundation) has awarded Linda Besse as the 2014 Conservation Artist of the Year, the most prestigious award in big game wildlife artistry. Ms. Besse will create an original oil painting of caribou that will be auctioned at the 42nd Annual SCI …

SCI Foundation raises nearly $200,000 for on-the-ground Wildlife Management

Hunters once again demonstrated their commitment to international wildlife stewardship by participating in Safari Club International Foundation’s 2013 Conservation Auction in January. The funds generated go directly back to tribal, state and provincial natural resource agencies to conduct research and management projects in the field. Anti-poaching efforts, sustainable development and local community involvement initiatives, which …

SCI Foundation Honors Two Extraordinary Sportsmen

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 10, 2013 Tucson, Ariz. – Safari Club International Foundation (SCI Foundation) will recognize the amazing achievements of Doug Bermel and Brad Garfield on Jan. 25, 2013 in Reno, Nev.  These inspirational sportsmen will be honored as the 2013 SCI Foundation Pathfinders in recognition of their outstanding achievements. “It is an …

SCI Foundation Honored to Benefit from Media Event

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 8, 2013Tucson, Ariz. – Safari Club International Foundation (SCI Foundation) is grateful to once again be the benefactor of the Shooting, Hunting, and Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show Media Day at the Range™. (www.media-day.com)  Media Day at the Range™ takes place Monday, January 14, 2013 at the Boulder Pistol & Rifle Range …

Convention Seminars

  The Safari Club International Foundation (SCIF) and partners are working to advance sound, science-based manage­ment of wildlife resources worldwide. SCI Foundation’s Conservation Committee invites you to attend our wildlife conservation-related seminars at the 2013 Safari Club International Convention featuring North American, African and Asian species.  Learn about new ways international hunters are contributing to …

FWS To Review Status of African Lions, Update for International Conservationists

On November 27, 2012, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) published a 90 day finding, announcing that an endangered species listing for the African Lion “may be warranted.”  Although the announcement did not take SCI and SCI Foundation by surprise, the FWS’s finding was extremely disappointing.  Listing the African Lions as endangered will almost …

ICCF Holds Congressional Hearing On Global Poaching Crisis

On Thursday, Nov. 15 the International Conservation Caucus Foundation held a hearing on the Global Poaching Crisis for members of the U.S. Congress and their staff. The hearing’s purpose was to discuss the recent, unprecedented spike in illegal trade in wildlife and links to organized terrorism. The U.S. State Department, launched by Secretary of State …