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    SCI Seeks AZ and NM Coyote Hunters

    SCI's Litigation attorneys are looking for Arizona and New Mexico coyote hunters. SCI's Litigation Department will soon attempt to join litigation that could affect coyote hunting in Arizona and New Mexico – particularly in areas occupied by Mexican wolves (south and central Arizona and New Mexico). Please contact us if you hunt coyotes in these ...

    Calling Lesser Prairie-Chicken and Greater Prairie-Chicken Hunters in Kansas

    SCI will be attempting to (1) join a lawsuit challenging the listing of the lesser prairie-chicken (LPC) and (2) participate as amicus in other lawsuits challenging the listing and the settlement agreements that lead to the listing of the LPC. As a result of the listing, the hunting of LPC in Kansas (the only state ...

    Tracking the Capitols – August 14

    NORTHEASTERN STATES New Hampshire H 500 Introduced: 01/08/2015 Sponsor: Representative John Burt, Member, New Hampshire Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus Issue Brief: Firearm Suppressors Summary: Repeals provisions which prohibit the use of silencing devices for taking wildlife and impose penalties therefor. Status: Retained Bill – Subcommittee Work Session scheduled for August 20 New Hampshire H 505 Introduced: ...

    Washington Report – Fighting the Airline Bans

    Most SCI members are likely not familiar with the "online petition" fad. Leftist websites such as Change.org host thousands of these meaningless manifestos, and there is an active subculture of agitators who spend substantial amounts of time signing petitions to boost their numbers. Now, SCI members have become the target of a concerted petition drive ...

    SCI Condemns Arbitrary Decision by Domestic Airlines To Ban Shipment of African Hunting Trophies

    In what appears to be an ill-advised response to public attention, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines and American Airlines each announced the immediate suspension of cargo shipments of lion, elephant, rhinoceros, leopard, and buffalo trophies. The airlines have given no indication that they will ban the shipment of trophies of any other species. For Delta ...

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    Bell Family "Pay it Forward" Blue Bag Program and Hunters "Pay it Forward" in Windhoek, Namibia

    It is with great joy that Safari Club International Foundation announces a new partnership with the Bell family by establishing the Bell Family "Pay It Forward" Blue Bag program in ...

    Issue of the Week: Fair Chase and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

    Since the late 19th century, North America's hunter-conservationists have embraced a strong ethical tradition of fair chase. The concept of fair chase considers the means and methods for the ethical ...

    Weekly Update: Washington Wolf Project

    In 2013, SCI Foundation partnered with the Washington Wolf Project. Researchers from the University of Washington launched the Washington Wolf Project to study how deer behaviorally respond to the presence ...

    The CAMPFIRE Program in Zimbabwe

    By Charles Jonga and George Pangeti Zimbabwe's Communal Areas Management Program for Indigenous Resources (CAMPFIRE) is highly regarded in the conservation community. From CAMPFIRE's inception in the 1980's, the program ...

    Weekly Update: Montana Bitterroot Elk Project

      In 2011, SCI Foundation partnered with Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks and the University of Montana to investigate the influence of predation, habitat and nutrition on elk population dynamics ...

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    Species of the Week – Cape or Southern Buffalo

    Syncerus caffer caffer Bufalo del Cabo (Sp), Kaffernbüffel, Schwarzbüffel (G), Buffle du Cap, Buffle noir (F). The common name “Cape buffalo” is misleading, because this subspecies is native to many parts of Africa besides the Cape of Good Hope region (where it is extinct); however, that is what most people call it. DESCRIPTION Shoulder height ...

    The Art of David Southgate

    David Southgate’s original pastels, oils and hand-carved ceramics have been prized by hunters and other wildlife lovers in Australia and overseas for more than twenty-five years. For the past eighteen years, this South African-born artist and SCI Member has also donated them to our Australian SCI Down Under Chapter, as effective fundraisers. Since first meeting ...

    In The White North, Canada's Chapters Are Doing Great

    The SCI All Canada meeting was held July 17 & 18 during a mild summer weekend in Windsor, Canada’s southernmost city. John-Mark Jurak, the Club’s Region 35 Chapter Representative, and his charming wife Chastity were the meeting’s hosts and warmly welcomed the group Thursday night with famous Canadian hospitality and a fun Fish Fry in ...

    Professional Hunter Spotlight – Danene van der Westhuyzen

    Danene van der Westhuyzen began hunting at any early age and was mentored by her father. Eventually her passion for hunting and a desire to bring about changes in the industry motivated her to discontinue her optometry practice to become a professional hunter. Obtaining a coveted PH license in Namibia requires up to six years ...

    Wild Turkeys and Black Widows

    It was my first attempt to take an Osceola wild turkey (aka the Florida wild turkey) in my quest for a North American grand slam. Most of my turkey hunting the previous 25 years had been spent pursuing Rio Grande turkeys in northern Californian oak woodlands. A grand slam is achieved by taking those two ...


		
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