First For Wildlife

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Safari Club “Boot Camp” for Teachers

  Several educators take part in a Safari Club International Foundation’s American Wilderness Leadership School stream ecology lessons near Jackson, Wyoming. The quest for knowledge never ends for most educators, … Continue reading

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Cooperative Approach to Prevent Wildlife Violations: The Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact

States in the U.S. are getting more organized with tracking people who have committed wildlife violations. The Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact (IWVC) is an agreement that allows member states to … Continue reading

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Weekly Update: Namibia Leopard Project

In 2010, Namibia partnered with SCI Foundation to survey leopard population in three phases. Phase I convened regional stakeholders in a collaborative workshop to design the research project. Phase II … Continue reading

July 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Namibia Says No to Destroying Its Huge Ivory and Rhino Horn Stockpile

SCI Foundation has written a number of articles on poaching and specifically the crushing of ivory. Many differ on their opinions of having an ivory crush. The debate waivers on … Continue reading

July 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

SCI Foundation Helps Manage White-tailed Winter Habitat

SCI Foundation recently partnered with Iron Range Consulting & Services Inc. and Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) on a new habitat management project for Lake Gogebic in the Upper … Continue reading

July 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Issue of the Week: Conservation Planning Methods

To sustain wildlife populations and their habitats, biologists implement a management or conservation plan. These can be written for small areas or an entire state, but they describe a schedule … Continue reading

July 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

SCI Foundation Funds New Tanzanian Hippo Project

The hippopotamus is known for its enormous mouth, quick swimming ability and for being among the most dangerous animals in Africa, but they also play an important role in aquatic … Continue reading

July 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

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