src="" />

Jun 10, 2021

Connecticut Bill that Undermines International Conservation Efforts Headed to Governor’s Desk

This week, Connecticut Senate Bill 925 passed both chambers as the legislature adjourned for the year, and the bill is now headed to Governor Lamont’s desk for signature. This legislation originally sought to restrict the legal importation and possession of commonly hunted species from Africa. Before passing the Connecticut Senate in May, and thanks in

Jun 8, 2021

SCI Applauds Texas Law Expanding Game Meat Donation

Safari Club International (SCI) applauds Governor Greg Abbott of Texas for signing House Bill 2213 into law. A great move for hunters and local communities, this new law allows hunters to donate legally harvested exotic animals to food banks across the state. SCI has been supportive of this legislation since it was introduced by Representative John Frullo

Jun 7, 2021

Transit of Firearms Blocked from South Africa to Mozambique

International hunters on their way to Mozambique should be aware that South Africa will not issue a transit permit for their firearms. The South African Police Service (SAPS) is refusing to issue the permits, and only hunters with a pre-approved permit issued before June 1 have been allowed to continue to Mozambique with their firearms.

Jun 7, 2021

SCI Utah Chapter’s Annual Banquet Affirms Wildlife Conservation Commitment

On May 15th, Safari Club International’s Utah Chapter raised an astounding $350,000 hosting its Annual Conservation Auction and Banquet. The net proceeds will be dedicated to a multitude of wildlife and habitat conservation efforts in Utah.  SCI Utah Chapter will give thirty percent of the funds raised at the dinner and the preceding auction ($105,000) directly

Jun 3, 2021

SCI San Diego Chapter Hosts Sell Out Event

On May 8th, over 300 Southern California hunters, anglers, 2nd Amendment Supporters and wildlife conservation enthusiasts, gathered to support and raise money for protecting our freedom to hunt, at the sold-out Safari Club International Annual Dinner and Auction. It was the SCI San Diego Chapter’s 41st  annual fundraiser. A full slate of chapter accomplishments were

Jun 2, 2021

SCI Supports Colorado Bill Banning the Use of Hunting Fees for Wolf Introduction

Thanks in part to efforts from  Safari Club International (SCI) and other concerned hunters, Colorado House Bill 1243 is heading to the Governor’s desk for signature. HB 1243 will prohibit the use of hunting license fee funds for the wolf introduction process in Colorado – an important victory for Colorado sportsmen and women. The introduction

May 28, 2021

Legislation to Release Personal Info of California Gun Owners Held in Committee

Gun owners in California can breathe a small sigh of relief today after Assembly Bill 1237 was held in committee for the remainder of the year. This legislation, if passed, would have mandated the California Department of Justice (DOJ) release of an individual’s personal information to the California Firearm Violence Research Center at UC Davis

May 26, 2021

United States Fish And Wildlife Service To Release Information On Import Businesses

The United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) has received Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests for information related to the import and export of wildlife specimens and flora into and out of the United States contained in the Law Enforcement Management Information System (LEMIS) database.  Information contained in LEMIS comes from data collected on

May 24, 2021

Canada Extends Land Border Closure And Entry Restrictions

The closure of the US/Canada land border was extended again through at least June 21, 2021, but will not be lifted until September 2021 or later. The border has been closed to all non-essential traffic since March 21, 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic and just this past February, Canada implemented stringent testing and quarantine

May 24, 2021

What Those EU Recommendations And Other Relaxed COVID Travel Restrictions Mean For Hunters

The European Union (EU) has recommended that member countries allow fully vaccinated travelers, including those from the US, entry with proof of vaccination. The EU has also relaxed its requirements for unvaccinated travelers from third countries. Here’s what the changes mean: Under the new EU rules, member states may accept proof of vaccination to waive

Scroll to Top