Hunter Legacy 100 Fund Awards Grants to Wildlife Research in North America

In August 2017, the Hunter Legacy 100 Fund awarded SCI Foundation three grants to fund wildlife research projects in North America. These awards represent the Hunter Legacy 100 Fund’s (HLF) ongoing support for SCI Foundation’s science-based conservation program. Moose Research in the Northeast: The first grant will be to the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department’s …

Weekly Update: Ya Ha Tinda Elk Project

The Ya Ha Tinda Elk Project is a fourteen year, ongoing research initiative on the elk population of the Ya Ha Tinda (YHT) ecosystem in Alberta. Once one of the largest migratory elk populations in Canada, the YHT herd has experienced significant declines since the mid-1990s. In 2013, SCI Foundation partnered with the University of …

SCI Foundation Funds Alberta Grizzly Project

SCI Foundation has recently partnered with Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development, Parks Canada, and Alberta Parks, Tourism, and Recreation to fund a grizzly bear management analysis in Alberta. The project focuses on restoring grizzly bear populations to southwestern Alberta through population monitoring and conflict resolution. Its objectives are to examine changes in grizzly bear …