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!
The rut may have ended for elk and moose, but what we’ve learned during the winter has brought us more appreciation than ever for their place in nature.
SCI Foundation is proud to maintain a working relationship with Indian Country by supporting local, grass-roots conservation efforts.
These opportunities are a must for any dedicated hunter-conservationist! Isn’t it time you started living your dream?
Elk play an important economic and cultural role in Canada to hunters, recreationists, wildlife enthusiasts, and aboriginal people.
This project is partially motivated by the often-conflicting interests of hunters and other public land users.
Fall hunting season is without a doubt the time of year when the vast majority of conservation in North America is funded.
In August 2017, the Hunter Legacy 100 Fund awarded SCI Foundation three grants to fund wildlife research projects in North America. These awards represent the Hunter Legacy 100 Fund’s (HLF) ongoing support for SCI Foundation’s science-based conservation program. Moose Research in the Northeast: The first grant will be to the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department’s …
After years of evaluating elk survival and recruitment in the Bitterroot Valley of Montana, state officials are planning the next steps for managing the area’s elk herd. Earlier this year, the University of Montana and the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (MTFWP) published the study’s scientific findings and management recommendations in a final report. This …
There are two places in the world where conservation has been especially successful – North America and southern Africa. In both regions, sustainable use hunting plays a vital role in wildlife management. Contrary to what the anti-hunting community portrays, the science behind sustainable use can stimulate population growth while providing the necessary revenue and incentive …