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    Tracking the Capitols – Week of July 27

    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 ...

    South African Airways Lifts Cargo Embargo Of Hunting Trophies

    TUCSON, AZ–South African Airways has lifted its cargo embargo, instituted April 21, 2015, that precluded the shipment of hunting trophies through its system. Safari Club International and others in the hunting community, including the Professional Hunters Association of South Africa (PHASA), have been working feverishly since to have the embargoes lifted. Without consulting the hunting ...

    Tracking the Capitols – Week of July 13

    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 Supports Daines, Alexander Legislation To Halt Over-Regulation Of Legal Ivory

    TUCSON, AZ– On Wednesday, July 15, Senators Steve Daines (R-MT) and Lamar Alexander (R-TN) announced the introduction of important legislation to protect lawful hunters, gun owners, musicians and antiques owners from being treated as illegal wildlife smugglers. Safari Club International supports this legislation. The announcement reads: Senators Steve Daines (R-MT) and Lamar Alexander (R-TN) today ...

    Ammunition Background Checks Suspended in New York State

    In a victory for New York gun owners, Governor Andrew Cuomo has agreed to loosen restrictions on background checks for ammunition purchases, a centerpiece of his 2013 SAFE Act. On July 10th, the Cuomo administration's director of state operations, James Malatras, signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with State Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan to ...

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    Positive Enhancement Finding for Argali in Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Mongolia

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) recently found that the importation of argali sheep hunted in Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Mongolia in 2015 would enhance the survival of the species ...

    Safari Club "Boot Camp" for Teachers

      Several educators take part in a Safari Club International Foundation's American Wilderness Leadership School stream ecology lessons near Jackson, Wyoming. The quest for knowledge never ends for most educators, ...

    Cooperative Approach to Prevent Wildlife Violations: The Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact

    States in the U.S. are getting more organized with tracking people who have committed wildlife violations. The Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact (IWVC) is an agreement that allows member states to ...

    Weekly Update: Namibia Leopard Project

    In 2010, Namibia partnered with SCI Foundation to survey leopard population in three phases. Phase I convened regional stakeholders in a collaborative workshop to design the research project. Phase II ...

    Namibia Says No to Destroying Its Huge Ivory and Rhino Horn Stockpile

    SCI Foundation has written a number of articles on poaching and specifically the crushing of ivory. Many differ on their opinions of having an ivory crush. The debate waivers on ...

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    Honoring Glory – Montana Sculptor Scott Lennard Celebrates Wild Country

    Some intrepid souls will do whatever it takes to breathe authenticity into their sporting art. For Scott Lennard, seeking the truth means taking chances and leaving protective safety nets behind. Late last year, Lennard knew he'd be entering a perilous danger zone when he set out for the cloud forests of equatorial Cameroon. Large megafauna, ...

    European Straight Pull Rifles

    The most popular rifles among European hunters today are the straight pull offerings of Blaser, Merkel and Heym, yet here in the States not a single manufacturer offers such a gun, at least not in a centerfire. Why is that? There are several reasons, not the least of which is that a straight pull is ...

    Damien Connolly – Engraver and So Much More!

    In 1970, a young Vermonter named Winston Gordon Churchill applied for a job as an engraver at Griffin & Howe, then located in New York City. Even with no formal training at the time, Churchill's talent was so obvious that he was hired on the spot, and worked there until 1973 under the tutelage of ...

    Australia Water Buffalo Hunt

    Australia: a beautiful and rugged land where the terrain is tough and the animals are dangerous. Depending on your reference, six or seven of the world’s deadliest snakes slither there, and it's home to one of the deadliest spiders on earth. Seventeen-foot crocs are in the billabongs, 20-foot great white sharks swim its ocean, and ...

    SCI Suspends Membership of Hunter and Professional Hunter Involved in Death of Cecil

    Washington, D.C. – Safari Club International (SCI) supports a full and thorough investigation of the circumstances surrounding the death of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe. SCI has imposed immediate emergency membership suspensions of both the involved hunter and his guide/professional hunter, and they will remain in place pending the outcome of an investigation. Safari Club ...


		
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