Vermont Awarded $50k to Study Moose

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department was awarded $50,000 by Safari Club International Foundation to support an ongoing three-year study on the state’s moose herd. The Safari Club International Foundation (SCI Foundation) recently awarded the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department a $50,000 grant in support of an ongoing three-year study the department is conducting on …

The Return of Desert Bighorn Sheep to Arizona Mountaintops

Sheep hunters are some of the most passionate outdoorsmen and valuable conservationists in the world. As Vance Corigan says in a February 2017 New York Times article “people who pay $300,000 for one tag just paid to recover 30 sheep to places that haven’t had sheep in 100 years.”   This year SCI Foundation and …

SCI Foundation Funds New Tanzanian Hippo Project

The hippopotamus is known for its enormous mouth, quick swimming ability and for being among the most dangerous animals in Africa, but they also play an important role in aquatic and wetland ecosystems of central and eastern Africa. Recently, concerns have been raised over declines in hippopotamus populations (between 7-20%) caused by human development and …

Weekly Update: SCI Foundation Funds Lion Genetics Project

Despite the array of propaganda in today’s media that paints a bleak picture for African lion populations, the truth is, most of the facts are false. We don’t know how many lions lived in Africa a century ago. We don’t even know how many lions existed a quarter-century ago.  And for genetics, there currently is …