First For Wildlife

Promoting conservation, outdoor education, and humanitarian programs worldwide.

“Ghost of Africa” Documented in Northern Uganda

There can be no greater way to fight poverty, poaching, and habitat degradation in Uganda than to empower local Ugandans every day.  Villagers living in northern Uganda have always hunted … Continue reading

June 26, 2017

Saving the Marco Polo Sheep Using NASA Technology and Hunting

“Trophy hunting may be the best economic incentive to initiate wildlife conservation programs in some countries because it affords an immediate income with minimum investment.”  (Lewis and Alpert 1997, Lovelock … Continue reading

June 12, 2017

Anti-poaching in Namibia: Helping Communities Protect Their Wildlife

Few countries are as committed to conservation and hunting as Namibia. Which is why SCI Foundation is proud to partner with Namibia on an exciting new anti-poaching project to help … Continue reading

June 9, 2017

Working Ranches Keep Habitat Intact for Greater Sage-Grouse

Arid prairie lands in the western United States are filled with sagebrush wildlife, but changes to this wide-open landscape have led to losses in migratory songbirds and greater sage-grouse populations. … Continue reading

March 7, 2017

Livestock Grazing and the Greater Sage-Grouse

The greater sage-grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) is an icon of the western United States. Its conservation status has been steeped in controversy for many years, as various groups petitioned the US … Continue reading

December 13, 2016

CITES Issue: African Elephant

During the last couple of months, SCI and SCI Foundation have blogged about issues that are particularly relevant for hunters and will be addressed at the upcoming CITES 17th Conference … Continue reading

August 23, 2016 · 1 Comment

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

July 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Montana to Use Bitterroot Elk Research in Management

After years of evaluating elk survival and recruitment in the Bitterroot Valley of Montana, state officials are planning the next steps for managing the area’s elk herd. Earlier this year, … Continue reading

May 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Science Behind Sustainable Use

“How can you hunt an endangered species?” Members of the public frequently pose this question to wildlife biologists. The answer, quite simply, lies in a concept referred to as sustainable … Continue reading

April 26, 2016 · 3 Comments

Water Key for Tanzania’s Hippos and Ruaha Ecosystem

On Tuesday people around the globe celebrated World Water Day – a day designated by the United Nations as an opportunity to reflect on the importance of water to the … Continue reading

March 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

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