First For Wildlife

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Issue of the Week: Defining a Species

Researchers from the University of New South Wales recently determined that dingoes are not just dogs but should be their own distinct species. The study used museum specimens from more … Continue reading

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Weekly Update: Missouri Black Bear Project

In the early 1900s black bears were nearly eliminated from Missouri until reintroduction efforts in the 1960s led to population increases across the southern portion of the state. Today, there … Continue reading

April 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Issue of the Week: Game Meat Donations

Under some state laws, it is illegal to waste any part of a game animal that is defined as “suitable for food.” For big game animals, all four quarters above … Continue reading

April 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

SCI Foundation’s 2015 Conservation Artist of the Year Is….

SCI Foundation is pleased to announce its 2015 Conservation Artist of the Year, Cynthie Fisher. As an avid hunter and wildlife enthusiast from Hamilton, Montana, Fisher began painting unique animal … Continue reading

April 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Issue of the Week: Pittman-Robertson Act

States such as Michigan, Alaska and Texas have received millions of dollars for habitat restoration and wildlife conservation efforts. The source of this funding stems from a piece of legislation … Continue reading

April 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

Weekly Update: Colorado Mule Deer Project

In 2011, SCI Foundation partnered with the Colorado Division of Wildlife, investigators from Colorado State University and various members of the Oil and Gas industry for a five-year project investigating … Continue reading

April 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Issue of the Week: Drones

Drones are unmanned aerial vehicles that can be used as a low-cost surveillance alternative to planes and helicopters. Some drone systems now cost as little as $1000 and are becoming … Continue reading

April 1, 2014 · Leave a comment
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