Montana Chapters Donate Big at Northern Wild Sheep and Goat Council Biennial Symposium

The Northern Wild Sheep and Goat Council (NWSGC) hosted its biennial symposium in Whitefish, Montana this past month and Montana SCI Chapters brought in $2,125 proving themselves to be gracious hosts! The Big Sky State’s SCI Chapters are already known for contributing heavily to wild sheep and goat conservation. This sponsorship is another example of …

Marco Polo Sheep Face New Threats

For 8 years, SCI Foundation has sponsored cutting-edge surveys and studies on Marco Polo Sheep, perhaps the most iconic species in one of the most remarkable places on earth. This ongoing study has three goals, develop models of present-day and potential future distributions of suitable environmental conditions for argali in the eastern Tajikistan mountains, compare …

Study Continues after Successful Bighorn Reintroduction in Arizona

As part of a four year ongoing study, the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) is continuing to monitor the Santa Catalina sheep population. AZGFD released an additional 29 desert bighorn sheep in November 2015, bringing the total number of bighorns released in the Santa Catalina Mountain range to 90 since 2013. Nearly all of …

SCI Foundation Conservation Committee Members View Reintroduced Sheep in Santa Catalina Mountains

  In November 2013, the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AGFD) began reintroducing desert bighorn sheep in the Santa Catalina Mountains near Tucson. If successful, this effort would mark the sixth mountain range in which the Arizona Game and Fish Department has established a naturally reproducing population of bighorn. SCI Foundation is a proud partner …

Weekly Update: Arizona Sheep Project

Last year, SCI Foundation partnered with the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AGFD) to establish a self-sustaining population of desert bighorn sheep in the Santa Catalina Mountains near Tucson, Arizona. This conservation effort has scheduled three separate releases of bighorn sheep, each consisting of approximately 30 animals. Biologists estimate that the Catalina Mountains can sustain …

Weekly Update: Sheep Tag Up for Auction

7-Day Bighorn Sheep Hunt on the Fort Belknap Indian Community Reservation with Redbone Outfitting The Fort Belknap Indian Community Council is partnering with Bud Martin at Redbone Outfitting and SCI Foundation to auction off a one-hunter Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep hunt! Here is an extremely rare chance to get your hands on a Rocky Mountain …