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Oct 25, 2021

Argentina Opens to Foreign Travelers November 1st

Fully vaccinated foreign travelers will be allowed to enter Argentina beginning November 1, 2021. After closing its borders in February 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Argentine Ministry of Health has approved the country’s reopening, thanks to a 50% vaccination rate in Argentina and the increased rate of vaccinated people globally. Travelers must be

Oct 25, 2021

SCI Supports the Congressional Western Caucus: A Blueprint for Real Conservation

Recently, the Congressional Western Caucus, chaired by Representative Dan Newhouse and Senator Steve Daines, created the Western Conservation Principles in response to the Biden Administrations 30×30 initiative. The 30×30 initiative is the goal of conserving 30% of U.S. lands and waters by 2030 but unfortunately, the administration has still failed to even define conservation. As the Administration works on

Oct 22, 2021

Freedom Arms Donates Special Revolver For SCI Anniversary

Freedom Arms Inc. and Baron Engraving have teamed-up with a breathtaking donation for auction at the 2022 SCI Convention in Las Vegas. The Freedom Arms Model 83 single-action, Premier Grade revolver in .454 Casull with 7.5-inch barrel, custom giraffe bone grips and adjustable sights, has been masterfully engraved, making it a one-of-a-kind functional work of

Oct 22, 2021

SCI Conservation Project Highlight: Ocala-to-Osceola Wildlife Corridor

Safari Club International (SCI) North Florida Chapter recently made a generous donation to the North Florida Land Trust (NFLT) to assist with the Ocala-to-Osceola Wildlife Corridor initiative (O2O). The investment of the local chapter is a testament to SCI’s commitment to a sustainable hunting and conservation future.   The O2O consists of 1.6 million acres across a 100-mile

Oct 20, 2021

The Birth Of The International Wildlife Museum

What would become known as the SCI and SCIF International Wildlife Museum began with C.J. McElroy and Royal Bouschor, a Tucson attorney. The museum had no trouble gaining the support of the boards of directors of both SCI and SCICF early on. According to a 1979 issue of SAFARI Magazine, both boards gave “formal blessing

Oct 19, 2021

SCI Celebrates 50 Years of History

Washington, D.C. (October 19, 2021) – During its 50-year history, Safari Club International has been the leader in defending the freedom to hunt through advocacy efforts around the world. The organization’s accomplishments have been praised by world leaders and impacted generations of hunters worldwide.   It all started in 1971 when lifelong hunter C.J. McElroy launched a

Oct 19, 2021

Human Wildlife Conflict and Coexistence, AWCF Host Botswana

SCI Foundation’s African Wildlife Consultative Forum is being hosted in Kasane, Botswana this year. The forum facilitates collaboration on solutions to wildlife challenges and allows coordinated responses to current conservation issues, especially international hunting. An important aspect of international hunting is the mitigation of human-wildlife conflict, of which Botswana is a unique case study. Unfortunately, human-wildlife conflict

Oct 18, 2021

New Guidelines for Travel to US Take Effect November 8

The Biden Administration has announced that new travel policies will take effect November 8, 2021, for all international travelers coming to the United States. Fully vaccinated international travelers will be allowed to enter the US by land, water and air without needing to quarantine. The change means that international members of SCI are now able

Oct 15, 2021

US Opens Canada and Mexico Land Border Crossings for Fully Vaccinated Travelers

Starting in early November all fully vaccinated travelers from Canada and Mexico may enter the United States via land and ferry crossings. Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas announced the revised policy for nonessential travelers on October 12, 2021, but he did not provide a specific date when the new requirements will take effect.

Oct 15, 2021


The double-barreled rifle is part of the lore and legend of African hunting. We call to mind Robert Ruark’s .470, J.A. Hunter’s .500, or Captain Jimmy Sutherland’s pair of .577s. Nothing is as fast or as foolproof-reliable for a life-saving second shot. In the golden days of safari, not all the great African hunters carried

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