First For Wildlife

Promoting conservation, outdoor education, and humanitarian programs worldwide.

Mountain Monarchs of Pakistan Make Recovery through Community-Based Conservation

SCI Foundation partnered with the Wildlife Conservation Society on the Pakistan Markhor Project in 2016. The following is a progress update showing significant results from the last year. The markhor … Continue reading

April 17, 2017

SCI Foundation Conservation Highlights

Since 2000, SCI Foundation has funded over 80 wildlife conservation projects in 27 countries. From white-tailed deer in your own backyard to African lions on the Serengeti plains, our research … Continue reading

July 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Species Recovery Stories – Thanks to Hunting!

There are two places in the world where conservation has been especially successful – North America and southern Africa.  In both regions, sustainable use hunting plays a vital role in … Continue reading

May 5, 2016 · 1 Comment

A Song of Ivory and Fire: Why destruction of ivory stockpiles might not be a good idea

As Kenya prepares to destroy its entire wildlife products stockpile–an estimated 100 or more tons of elephant ivory, rhino horn and parts from other species–at the end of April, some … Continue reading

April 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

4 Endangered Dogs You’ve Never Heard Of

Canines are a diverse family of animals. Around the world, there are more endangered species of dogs than you may know. Here’s an interesting list of four species in trouble. … Continue reading

March 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Positive Enhancement Finding for Argali in Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Mongolia

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) recently found that the importation of argali sheep hunted in Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Mongolia in 2015 would enhance the survival of the species … Continue reading

August 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Wild sheep monitoring in Mongolia

  Objective: To assist the government in developing a harvest quota for argali through the use of a reproducible monitoring program. Spring surveys were completed in 2012 & 2013 with … Continue reading

August 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

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