Canadian Ministry Supports Caribou Research Strategy

                        For the past six years SCI Foundation has partnered with the Newfoundland Ministry of Environment to support a major research initiative on the Woodland Caribou. Caribou herds across the north have always been subject to wide fluctuations in numbers with rapid growth in numbers …

Krieghoff International Teams With Hunters, Boy Scouts In Fundraiser Shoot

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 30th, 2013 Washington, DC – Safari Club International Foundation and the Boy Scouts of America Foundation (BSAF) will host their second annual sporting clays shoot on February 4, 2014 at 9:00 am.  This event precedes the kickoff of the 2014 Safari Club International Convention in Las Vegas, Nev. and all proceeds …

SCI Foundation Announces Promotion of Matt Eckert as Deputy Director of Conservation

For Immediate Release: July 23, 2013 Washington, DC – Safari Club International Foundation (SCI Foundation) is proud to promote Matt Eckert to the position of Deputy Director of Conservation for the entire organization. In his capacity, Matt will oversee SCI Foundation’s expansion of wildlife conservation research in North America, South America, Asia, and Africa.  He …

SCI Foundation Grants $218,000 for Conservation in 2013

Washington, DC – Safari Club International Foundation (SCI Foundation) contributed over $200,000 dollars directly to the management of big game species through the auction of exclusive Governors’ tags and permits. After a very successful offering of big game tags during January of 2013, two additional big game tags were auctioned online during June, 2013. The …

Black Bear Research Update

  During the past twenty years or so, multiple states have experienced increasing bear populations. Bears are recolonizing former range and expanding into areas now occupied by people. SCI Foundation is committed to understanding bear demographics and the potential influence that sex, age and seasons have on human-wildlife conflict. SCI Foundation has been assisting the …

The Bitterroot Elk Project: Spring 2013 Progress Report

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks and the University of Montana have completed the second year of a three-year project, in partnership with SCI Foundation, investigating the influence of predation, habitat and nutrition on elk population dynamics in the southern Bitterroot Valley. As they approach the end of the second year of intensive elk survival monitoring, they …

HEADS UP!

SCI Foundation helps to fund its important conservation and education work through direct mail.  A Spring Appeal letter and updated brochure from SCI Foundation President Joe Hosmer will arrive in many SCI member mailboxes this week.   Please take the time to read the letter, brochure and contribution reply form.  We hope the information shared about …

SCI Foundation Assists Namibian Leopard Management

Leopards are stealthy and nimble predators.  These secretive large cats are notoriously hard to find, despite their distinctive pattern, and even harder to count. Leopards are distributed across sub-Saharan Africa, occupying many different habitats. They are very agile climbers and will often be found hauling their prey up into a tree for safe keeping. Among …

CITES Dateline – Bangkok, Wednesday, March 13, 2013

FOR SCI AND SCI FOUNDATION IT’S ALL OVER AND WE BATTED 1000! The CoP16 raced ahead of schedule and all of the issues of interest to SCI and the SCI Foundation concluded today.  They are all in the win column! Lion: SCI and the SCI Foundation prevented any bans or reductions of trophy exports and got …