Conservation in the White House

In light of President’s Day, SCI Foundation would like to honor some of America’s greatest President-conservationists. Despite today’s politics, environmental conservation has always been a bipartisan issue. Since the early idea of America, our leaders have recognized the need to conserve and manage this country’s abundant natural resources. The President we owe the most to …

Issue of the Week: Community Involvement in Wildlife Conservation

Globally, over a billion rural people are dependent for some part of their livelihood on the use and trade of wild natural resources. In some areas, 25–40% of household income is being derived from wild resources.  These astounding realities are reported in a 2011 IUCN paper called “Raising Local Community Voices: CITES, Livelihoods and Sustainable …

Weekly Update: Colorado Mule Deer Project

In 2011, SCI Foundation partnered with the Colorado Division of Wildlife, investigators from Colorado State University and various members of the Oil and Gas industry for a five-year project investigating the impact Colorado’s oil fields have on the resident mule deer population. The project monitors populations in the Piceance Basin of northwestern Colorado, home to …