Bitterroot Elk Project Fall Progress Report

Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks and the University of Montana are now in the second year of a three-year project investigating the influence of predation, habitat, and nutrition on elk population dynamics. As we approach the end of the second summer of intensive calf survival monitoring, we continue to see lion predation as the dominant …

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An Introduction to the New SCI Foundation Executive Director, Bob Benson

by Outdoor Hub Reporters on August 30, 2012 submitted by: Agnieszka Spieszny Bob Benson (right) and Joe Hosmer, SCIF President (left) stand at Jackson Hole, Wyoming at the SCIF American Wilderness Leadership School property. With experience from a large list of prestigious conservation associations under his belt, Bob Benson is taking on another challenge as …

Sitkalidak Island Brown Bear Project Update

Kodiak Island Archipelago, Alaska The objective of this study is to estimate size of the brown bear population on Sitkalidak Island and to determine basic movement and resource use patterns.  The study has benefited from excellent cooperation among partners:  Kodiak Brown Bear Trust, Safari Club International Foundation, Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Old Harbor …

SCI Foundation Augments Support For AWCF At Embassy Reception

August 13, 2012 - The Embassy of Botswana hosted Safari Club International Foundation (SCI Foundation) and the International Conservation Caucus Foundation (ICCF) for a reception of international Ambassadors and conservationists. The event highlighted the importance of the upcoming African Wildlife Consultative Forum (AWCF) to be hosted in Botswana September 16th through 21st.  AWCF  brings together …

SCI Foundation Renews U.N. Membership

The United Nations (UN) has accepted SCI Foundation’s quadrennial report and SCI Foundation will continue to fight at the UN for hunting an sustainable wildlife conservation through June 2015. The UN quadrennial report is required from all Non-Government Organizations (NGO) The report highlights specific projects where SCI Foundation advanced UN development goals.  SCI Foundation's report …

Montana Bitterroot Elk Project Update

SCI Foundation has funded the Montana Bitterroot Elk Project for the past 2 years. The study focuses on elk calf predation and survival rates. Since the last progress report, the program has began their second season of neonate calf capture.  Elk calf capture occurred from May 29 – June 8, 2012.   Over 50 people participated …

SCI Foundation Announces Creation Of Latin American Fund

 Washington, DC – Safari Club International Foundation (SCI Foundation) is pleased to announce the creation of a new regional conservation fund for Latin America. The Latin American Fund will enhance the SCI Foundation’s conservation, education, and humanitarian mission in Latin America through private and corporate investment. “The Latin American Fund is invaluable to future conservation …

Call for Applications: 2013 Foundation Matching Grants Program

Our chapters play a significant role for SCI by funding and administering numerous annual wildlife conservation projects. The purpose of the SCI Foundation Matching Grant Program is to help SCI Chapters support opportunities which further the mission of SCI/F through conservation, education and humanitarian services projects. This year alone, SCI Foundation has contributed $20,000 to …

SCI Foundation Contributes $537,590 To Worldwide Wildlife Conservation Projects Over Last 6 Months

Washington, DC – Safari Club International Foundation (SCI Foundation) announced today that it has contributed $537,590 in the past six months to fund worldwide wildlife conservation projects. SCI Foundation strategically focuses funding towards research and management of large predators and their prey, including game species, principally throughout North America, Asia, and Southern Africa. “The research …