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Weekly Update: Hunter Legacy Fund Awards over $650,000 to Worthy Projects

            After carefully reviewing dozens of applications, SCI Foundation’s Hunter Legacy Fund’s Trustees awarded a total of $657,400 in grant funding. Critical conservation projects were … Continue reading

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Issue of the Week: Potential Trapping Ban in Maine

  Regulated trapping is a useful way for biologists to collect information on wildlife biology and diseases. Trapping can control and remove nuisance animals and indirectly benefit other species, particularly … Continue reading

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Weekly Update: Hunter Legacy Fund Awards over $650,000 to Worthy Projects

            After carefully reviewing dozens of applications, SCI Foundation’s Hunter Legacy Fund’s Trustees awarded a total of $657,400 in grant funding. Critical conservation projects were … Continue reading

August 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Weekly Update: Hunter Legacy Fund and SCI Foundation Fund Wood Bison Reintroduction

SCI Foundation recently received a $95,000 grant from its Hunter Legacy Fund (HLF) to help reintroduce wood bison into the Innoko National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska. The reintroduction of wood … Continue reading

August 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Issue of the Week: Wolverine Inconsistent with Polar Bear

The US Fish and Wildlife Service’s (FWS) recent decision to ignore agency biologists’ recommendations and withdraw the draft listing of wolverine as threatened  under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) is … Continue reading

August 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Weekly Update: SCI Foundation funds Bear Projects across North America

SCI Foundation, with the assistance of the SCIF Hunter Legacy Fund (HLF), has funded five new research projects on black and brown bears in North America; specifically in Alaska, Alberta, … Continue reading

August 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Issue of the Week: What Makes Wildlife Habitat?

As conservationist we use the term habitat frequently. It is thrown around in wide-ranging conversations and the detailed elements associated with habitat are often lost in the phrasing. Wildlife species … Continue reading

August 12, 2014 · Leave a comment
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