Yes, a show of force can be a big deterrent in some areas; however, successful anti-poaching programs consist of far more than just a lot of people in uniform.
The success of the anti-poaching unit has prompted the creation of a program to raise awareness among local communities about the value of wildlife conservation.
Wildlife stewardship has become far more than a job opportunity as 1 out of every 10 Namibians belong to a communal conservancy.
"...the region was considered ground zero for rhino poaching. It was said that the life expectancy of a rhino was literally measured in hours."
In the year ahead, South Africa will continue to draw on the achievements made in 2017, learn from any mistakes, and adopt international best practices.
SCI Foundation is proud to contribute to the accurate survey of the African elephant while promoting responsible management decisions.
These opportunities are a must for any dedicated hunter-conservationist! Isn’t it time you started living your dream?
While booking your trip to Las Vegas to attend the 46th Annual SCI Convention, be sure to make room for the SCI Foundation events held on Tuesday before the official Convention opening!
The New Year means new conservation projects here at SCI Foundation and new relationships with local SCI chapters from across the country and occasionally the world.
Together it is our firm belief that promoting participation by more groups, both domestic and foreign, enriches Tanzania’s wildlife and wild places.