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New Hampshire Moose Research Offers Hope for Species

Imagine you are deep in the Great North Woods of New Hampshire, cold and sore on the hunt for a once in a lifetime opportunity. You hear a crash in … Continue reading

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Economic Contributions of Hunting Tourism in Africa

A study recently conducted for SCI Foundation by Southwick Associates, “The Economic Contributions of Hunting-Related Tourism in Eastern and Southern Africa,” measured the size of hunting-related tourism’s contributions to the … Continue reading

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SCI Chapters Contribute to Conservation

With another year of matching grants funded, SCI Foundation is supporting a diverse array of SCI Chapter projects. SCI is built upon a network of chapters that work to further … Continue reading

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CITES Issue: Wood Bison

SCI and SCI Foundation (collectively Safari Club) are addressing several of the key issues surrounding the upcoming 2017 CITES Conference of the Parties (CoP17) this fall in Johannesburg, South Africa, … Continue reading

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Interactions of Aoudad & Bighorn Sheep

By Jose Etchart, Ryan O’Shaughnessy, Ph.D., and Silverio Avila Aoudad, or barbary sheep, were first released into the wild in California in 1924. Since then, the species has shown remarkable … Continue reading

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CITES Issue: African Lion

CITES, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, is an international treaty that regulates trade in wildlife. Two weeks ago, we started a “CITES Issues” blog … Continue reading

July 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

SCI Foundation in the Field Helping Species Recovery

SCI Foundation’s experienced conservation staff members were in the field this month working with our partner biologists. In an ongoing research phase for the Missouri Black Bear Project, SCI Foundation … Continue reading

June 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Conservation Equation in Africa

Read more on First for Wildlife here or visit our website for more information. Twice a week, SCI Foundation informs readers about conservation initiatives happening worldwide and updates them on … Continue reading

June 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Florida Wildlife Commission Cancels Bear Hunt Despite Science

Despite the recommendation of the state’s own wildlife management experts, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (“FWC”) voted 4 to 3 not to hold a black bear hunt in … Continue reading

June 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

International Bear Conference Highlights SCI Foundation Research

SCI Foundation sponsored and participated in the 24th International Conference on Bear Research & Management last week in Anchorage, Alaska. Biologists from five projects supported by SCI Foundation shared their … Continue reading

June 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

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