"SCI is a tremendous advocate for sportsmen, wildlife conservation and hunters' rights. Their work is essential to preserving our outdoor heritage."
"SCI is probably the most influential conservation group now in Washington, D.C."
SCI is the only pro-hunting organization with an office in Washington, D.C., that has full time policy experts, in-house legal counsel, and certified wildlife biologists on staff dedicated to the protection of hunting for SCI members and hunters everywhere.
SCI monitors, evaluates, and lobbies on federal legislation impacting hunting, hunters, and wildlife conservation. SCI evaluates hunting opportunities, access, recruitment, and retention. One of the ways to protect hunting freedoms is to keep on top of the legislation in Congress. Building relationships between Congressional leaders and sportsmen as well as staying current on the issues ensures that hunting interests are at the fore when important bills come up.
Traditional Lead Ammunition: Recently the use of traditional hunting ammunition and fishing tackle containing lead has been under assault. Last year, anti-hunting and fishing groups joined together to petition the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under the Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA) to force the EPA to exercise ... [Continue Reading]
H.R. 1997: Making Public Lands Public Access Act: H.R. 1997 would require the Secretaries of Agriculture and Interior to direct 1.5% or $10 million annually – whichever is greater – of the total Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) budgets ... [Continue Reading]