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 …

Kenai Moose Predation Study Update

Safari Club International Foundation recently contributed $20,000 to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADFG) for moose population research on the Kenai Peninsula of Alaska. This research will aid wildlife biologists in analyzing what factors may be contributing to a decline in the local moose population. This information will provide wildlife managers with a …

Sitkalidak Island Predator Habitat Study Update

Sitkalidak Island is the third largest island in the Kodiak Archipelago of Alaska. These Alaskan islands are celebrated for their abundance of unscathed wild landscapes and provide fantastic hunting and fishing opportunities. Wild salmon streams are among the plentiful natural resources on the island, drawing particular interest from Kodiak brown bears.  Although this brown bear …

International Wildlife Management Symposium: Managing Wildlife in the Next Century

In late 2011, the International Wildlife Management Symposium met near Vancouver, British Columbia, and was attended by wildlife biologists and hunters from multiple countries. Safari Club International Foundation (SCIF) was a sponsor of the meeting, supporting its theme; Managing Wildlife in the Next Century. SCI member Shane Mahoney gave a riveting keynote address entitled, Why …

Resolving Human-Wildlife Conflict

We can all agree that wildlife has value. The value that people associate with wildlife can take multiple forms, one of which is the importance of wildlife to human Society. When a species loses its societal value, the regard for the well-being of individual animals and the overall population status of the species may diminish. …

Iberian Ibex Parasitology

SCIF has partnered with researchers in Spain to investigate the factors influencing the transmission of maladies like sarcoptic mange (Sarcoptes scabiei) in Iberian ibex (Capra pyrenaica). It appears that seasonal changes in grooming behavior may be highly influential. This research builds on the growing body of knowledge that goes beyond immunity to study the mechanical …