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    SCI Celebrates An Early Victory In the Fight Against Firearms Export Registration Requirements

    The efforts of SCI, the National Shooting Sports Foundation, the National Rifle Association and others met with success on April 23, 2015 when Customs and Border Protection (CBP) reversed their decision to implement changes to the procedural requirements for hunters and recreational shooters wishing to travel abroad with their firearms. At a budget hearing held ...

    California Mountain Lion Hearing — Off Again

    In August 2014, Safari Club International sued two California officials over the State's ban on the importation and possession of mountain lions hunted outside of California. The State filed a motion with the federal district court in Sacramento, asking the Court to dismiss our case. A hearing on the motion was first scheduled for February ...

    Tracking the Capitols – Week of April 13, 2015

    Tracking the Capitols is a source of legislation currently being tracked by the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation state policy team to keep you informed of the most pertinent and timely state legislation affecting hunting, angling, recreational shooting and trapping and other conservation issues. Inclusion in Tracking the Capitols does not necessarily constitute support or opposition to ...

    SCI Member Alert — Firearms Export Update

    SCI has received additional information about the newly implemented requirements for traveling with firearms out of the United States, including for international hunting and recreational shooting purposes. All individuals who plan to travel outside the U.S. with their firearms should carefully review the attached "Fact Sheet: International Travel with Firearms on Commercial Airlines Departing the ...

    North Carolina Legislature Introduces Sunday Hunting Legislation

    Members of the North Carolina state legislature recently filed legislation to expand hunting opportunities in North Carolina to include hunting on Sundays. The Outdoor Heritage Act (House Bill 640), filed by State Representative Jimmy Dixon (R-4) on April 13, is a legislative package designed to protect and promote the Tar Heel State’s proud outdoor heritage ...

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    Weekly Update: Catalina Sheep Project Featured on Jack Hanna's Into the Wild

    In 2014, SCI Foundation partnered with the Arizona Department of Fish and Game to restore bighorn sheep in the Santa Catalina Mountains. Arizona is concurrently monitoring the impact of mountain ...

    Turkey Calls and Conservation

    It's turkey season! Across North America sportsmen and women throw on their light layers of camo and practice their best purrs, putts, clucks and yelps to convincingly seduce that big ...

    Weekly Update: Lights, Stealth Cam, Action

    SCI Foundation is continuing our partnership with the Missouri black bear project. The next stage of research will estimate black bear population numbers and provide insights to population growth, while ...

    Issue of the Week: Who should make wildlife policy decisions?

    Wildlife biologists, just like plumbers, mechanics, doctors and lawyers, have a specific purpose in society.  After years of education and field experience, it is the biologist who ensures wildlife and ...

    Wood bison are officially free and roaming the wilds of Alaska once again!!!

    On April 3, 2015, Tom Seaton, bison biologist with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, opened the gates and led the bison to their new home. The herd followed ...

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    Flashback Friday – Bonus Bull

    Editor's Note: On Fridays we reach back into the vast SCI Archive and dust off a gem from a previous issue. This week we go back to 1979 and tag along on an Alaska hunt for monster caribou. This story originally appeared in the March/April 1980 issue of Safari Magazine. The thick growth of tundra ...

    SCI Scores Firearm Export Victory!

    The efforts of SCI, the National Shooting Sports Foundation, the National Rifle Association and others met with success on April 23, 2015 when Customs and Border Protection (CBP) reversed their decision to implement changes to the procedural requirements for hunters and recreational shooters wishing to travel abroad with their firearms. At a budget hearing held ...

    Rigby and Mauser—back together after 100 years!

    John Rigby and Peter Paul Mauser were both firearms geniuses whose names—like John Moses Browning and Samuel Colt—have lived on long after their passing. "John" Rigby is actually a family name that was passed along from the company's beginning as a maker of firearms in 1775. The last John Rigby headed the Royal Small Arms ...

    TN Valley Chapter Nearly Doubles Membership

    Chattanooga’s Tennessee Valley Chapter nearly doubled its membership in one night during the Club’s annual fundraiser held Saturday, March 14 at the Downtown Marriott and adjacent Convention Center in Tennessee’s fourth largest city. Kim Rappleye, SCI’s Manager of Field Operations, reported 72 new members signed up in a mere few hours during the exciting annual ...

    New Record Book Entries – Free Range Red Deer

    A Potential Top Ten (Bow) Free Range Red Deer submitted by John O’Dell. Scored a 325 3/8. Way to go John! Hunting Company: Algar Safaris Guide: Juan Grassini Tagged: big game bow hunting, Record Book, Red deer, SCI Hunt Reports, SCI Record Book


		
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