Jul 10, 2020

New Zealand Tahr Management Takes Step in Right Direction

In a win for the hunting community, the  New Zealand High Court ruled that the New Zealand Department of Conservation (DOC) must reconsider its controversial tahr culling program due to a lack of consultation with stakeholders who have a vested interest in tahr management.  Thanks to the court’s decision, the DOC will be required to further consult

Jul 9, 2020

Grizzly Bears Remain on ESA after Appeals Court Decision

Yesterday the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the US Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS) did not fully address certain concerns raised in the ruling by the District Court of Montana when it removed the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem grizzly bear population from the list of threatened species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Although

Jul 8, 2020

New Zealand’s Plan to Cull Tahr Threatens World Class Hunting Opportunities

Travel restrictions, hunt cancellations, and the loss of revenue in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic already have New Zealand’s proud hunting industry on the ropes. Now, the New Zealand Department of Conservation (DOC) is on the verge of delivering a knockout punch. What has been labeled as a cull of the population is really

Jul 8, 2020

SCI Announces Sponsorship with Pursue the Wild with Kristy Titus

Safari Club International (SCI) is excited to announce a strategic partnership with Pursue the Wild with Kristy Titus to help promote the conservation efforts and advocacy of the organization. Kristy’s role as a host and brand ambassador will help SCI as it leads the way in defending the freedom to hunt while promoting wildlife conservation

Jul 6, 2020

SCI Bids Farewell to Country Music Legend and Hunting Supporter Charlie Daniels

Safari Club International (SCI) mourns the passing of country music icon and hunting supporter Charlie Daniels. Perhaps best known for his song “The Devil went Down to Georgia”, Daniels was an American patriot who enjoyed hunting, fishing, sport shooting and other outdoor activities. He demonstrated his support of SCI and sustainable use conservation this past February when he

Jul 3, 2020

Melancholy

Mike Axelrad has hunted all over the world and there is a very specific reason for why he goes to these places, that is to understand his journey better. A journey that allows him to introspectively see how he is connected to mother nature, how he through hunting can help communities around the world, how

Jul 2, 2020

Win an Arizona Special Tag Through the Big Game Super Raffle

Ten Special Big Game Tags in Arizona will be raffled on July 22, 2020. The winners will be able to hunt for one of 10 big game species almost anywhere in the state of Arizona throughout the entire 2020-2021 hunting season. Special tags also allow hunting with any legal weapon. Tags will be raffled for

Jul 1, 2020

European Union Opens Borders to Travelers from Select Countries

The European Council announced they are recommending lifting of the travel restrictions into the EU that were first implemented this past March in an effort to control the spread of COVID-19. The reopening of the EU’s borders, however, is restricted to just over a dozen countries meeting specific criteria related to downward trending infection rates

Jul 1, 2020

SCI Convention Offers Wildlife Enterprise Management Students Valuable Networking Opportunities

Earlier this year, Auburn University of School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences undergraduate students majoring in the Wildlife Enterprise Management program had an opportunity to attend and volunteer at the annual Safari Club International Convention in Reno, Nevada. The convention, which attracts thousands each year to tour the 650,000 square foot exhibit space, is the

Jun 30, 2020

Wildlife Migration Corridors Highlight Safari Club’s Commitment to Conservation, Advocacy & Education

A research project, funded in part by the Safari Club International Foundation (SCIF) and the Hunter Legacy Fund 100 Endowment, has tracked the spring migration of a mule deer herd more than 4,000 strong into the backyard of SCIF’s American Wilderness Leadership School. The project is led by the Wyoming Migration Initiative (WMI) and the

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