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    NEW JERSEY ACTION ALERT: Ask Governor Christie To VETO S.2012 and A.3128

    All hunters need to take immediate action to oppose S.2012/A.3128. These bills would cause private property that contains ivory to be confiscated by the New Jersey government. The bills are ...

    FWS Continues to Ignore Science and Upholds Ban

    Washington, D.C. – Safari Club International (SCI) and millions of hunter conservationists worldwide are shocked and disappointed by the decision by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) today to ...

    SCI and SCIF Attend CITES Standing Committee Meeting in Geneva

    The Convention on International Trade of Endangered Species (CITES) held its 65th Standing Committee meeting from July 7-11 in Geneva.  Jeremy Clare and Matt Eckert represented SCI and SCI Foundation ...

    SCI Demands Transparency from California Wildlife Resources Committee

    On July 15, 2014, Safari Club International's (SCI) California Chapters sent a letter to the California Wildlife Resources Committee (WRC) demanding transparency and a fair playing field for public participation ...

    Good News for State Legislatures in Alaska

    Last month, Alaska Governor, Sean Parnell, signed two pieces of legislation into law that were supported by Safari Club International (SCI). These bills, HB 161 and SB 190, promote outdoor ...

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    Issue of the Week: The Reclassification of White-tailed Deer

    In recent months, a controversial debate on whether or not to list captive white-tailed deer as "livestock" has sparked discussion among the hunting community in the United States.  Traditionally, Departments ...

        FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 29, 2014   Standing Committee Discussions Roll into This Year's African Wildlife Consultative Forum Washington, D.C. – SCI Foundation recently returned from the 65th ...

    U.S. Fish and Wildlife Upholds Suspension on Elephant Imports

    On July 23, 2014, the US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) chose to uphold their ruling and continued the suspension on elephant imports from Zimbabwe. The authorization of imports requires ...

    Issue of the Week: Are Protected Lands Protecting Biodiversity?

    While national parks seem like a relatively new idea to modern society, civilizations have designated parcels of land for hunting, gathering and preservation of resources since the dawn of mankind. ...

    Weekly Update: A Glimpse in to the Studio

    As SCI Foundation's Artist of the Year Cynthie Fisher finishes the final touches on this year's painting, we asked for a sneak peek into her studio to follow her finishing ...

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    Wingshooting as a World Language

    It can be as simple as a kid picking up a shotgun, whistling for his dog, and walking out the back door, or as formal as a duke setting out with a score of retainers to shoot a thousand birds. It is all wingshooting, and it is all wonderful. The literature begins before the Napoleonic [...

    A Meeting of the Minds – North American Guides & Outfitters Workshops

    Every summer, outfitter associations from across North America get together to discuss common issues and to share ideas. This year's meeting took place July 7 to 10 in Kananaskis, Alberta, where representatives from eight provinces and four states discussed everything from seal and sage grouse to Supreme Court decisions. The annual North American Guides and [...

    Flashback Friday – Triathlon Ram

    Editor's Note: Every Friday we dig into the extensive Safari Magazine archives and dust off a gem from past issues. This week we return to 1994 and head to Alaska to hunt Dall sheep in terrain as demanding as a triathlon course. This story originally appeared in the September/October 1995 issue of Safari Magazine. It [...

    Professional Hunter Spotlight – Francois Rudman

    Francois Rudman, born in Uitenhage, South Africa in 1974, is the son of Arthur and Trinette Rudman and the fourth generation on the family ranch, Blaauwkrantz. After graduating from Muir College, Francois became a qualified professional hunter in 1995 and has guided since 1996. Blaauwkrantz Safaris was established in 1978 when Francois' father, Arthur, guided [...

    SCI Lubbock Chapter Donates Motorbikes to Fight Poachers

    Safari Club International Lubbock Chapter, has donated $5,000 to Rungwa Game Preserve Tanzania, for use in combating poachers. According to chapter President Tim Gafford, "Many of our members have hunted with Rungwa Safaris, so when they approached us for help with we jumped at the opportunity." The donation went to pay for 5 new motorcycles [...


		
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