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

Michigan’s Upper Peninsula Comes Together Around White-Tailed Deer

The Michigan Predator-Prey Project has been SCI Foundation’s flagship North American conservation project for the last ten years. The Michigan DNR and Mississippi State University Carnivore Ecology Laboratory research team … Continue reading

June 2, 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

Hunting Tourism Contributes $426 Million to African Economy

Washington, DC – Results from a newly published study show that the overall contribution of hunting tourism in eight African nations is an estimated $426 million annually. More than 18,000 … Continue reading

June 16, 2016 · 1 Comment

Grizzly Bears and the Whitebark Pine

In March, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) officially proposed to delist the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem (GYE) grizzly bear population from the Endangered Species Act (ESA), for the second … Continue reading

June 7, 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

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

World Water Day March 22

Today, March 22, is World Water Day! Water, and the planet’s hydrological cycle, shapes entire ecosystems and is essential for all life on Earth. The 2016 UN World Water Day’s … Continue reading

March 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

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