Who We Are

Hunting is an ancient tradition passed down from the earliest times of man to the present day. Hunters participate directly in the natural world and care enough to make sure that it continues in all of its awesome beauty and diversity.

Safari Club International is a U.S.-based organization of more than 50,000 hunters dedicated to protecting the right to hunt and to promote wildlife conservation worldwide. Between SCI and its sister organization, the SCI Foundation, we have put more than $70 Million on the ground for conservation since 2000. In the U.S. and abroad, hunters are part of a system that keeps the rivers, forests and fields intact and maintains the wildlife.

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Safari Club International is the leading organization in the world standing in the gate to protect our right to hunt not only for future generations, but for this current generation as well.
Herb A.
Being part of SCI is my affirmative step of ensuring that the right to hunt is going to be there for my family for generations to come.
Louis C.
Man is born with a natural instinct to hunt and I will fight to keep that instinct alive and protect the freedom to do so for myself and for future generations.
Randall B.

International Hunting

Legal organized hunting is conducted on six continents by tens of millions of hunters each year. This hunting activity provides the funding for meaningful wildlife conservation worldwide.

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North American Hunting

There are many diverse hunting opportunities in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Thanks to hunters, many species of wildlife there have been brought back from the brink of extinction.

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SCI Members, Chapters Helping Rural Communities in Africa

Recently, SCI Members John and Judy Sholes returned to South Africa for a safari with Blaauwkrantz Safaris. They brought along a personal donation and a donation from their National Capital Chapter, Washington, D.C. that Blaauwkrantz used to repaint the local rural school, Palmiet River Junior School, in the Eastern Cape, South Africa.

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Court of Appeals Upholds Elk Hunting in Grand Teton National Park

11/07/2017

Safari Club International’s efforts to help defend elk hunting in Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming have paid off. Today, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the Park’s unique elk hunt is legal.  The court upheld a lower court ruling…

SCI/SCIF Partner With Pursuit Channel To Promote Hunting And Wildlife Conservation

10/31/2017

Safari Club International (SCI) and Safari Club International Foundation (SCIF) announced today that they have partnered with the Pursuit Channel to promote hunting and sustainable-use wildlife conservation.  The partnership will include new…

Tanzania Official Announces Changes Involving Hunting Permits In That Country

10/24/2017

Hamisi Kigwangalla, Tanzania Minister for Natural Resources and Tourism, called for more transparency Sunday when he revoked permits that had been issued to hunting companies. “Acting on authority bestowed on me, I am officially revoking all…

SCI Opposes Ballot Effort To Stop Mountain Lion, Bobcat Hunting In Arizona

10/19/2017

Safari Club International opposes efforts by the Humane Society of the United States and other anti-hunters to end the hunting of mountain lions and bobcats in Arizona by way of the ballot box. HSUS and other anti-hunters currently are circulating…

Oregon Fish And Wildlife Commission To Adopt Updated Cougar Management Plan

10/09/2017

Safari Club International encourages all Oregon sportsmen and women to attend the upcoming Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission (OFWC) meeting and support the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife’s staff recommendation to adopt the proposed draft…

House Committee Approves Major ESA Changes

10/06/2017

A U.S. House of Representatives committee has approved changes in the Endangered Species Act that echo recommendations made by Safari Club International members during SCI’s Lobby Day this past May. SCI lobbying efforts work. The House Natural…

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SCI maintains two blogs. Hunt Forever chronicles the exciting worldwide hunts SCI members take and covers subjects of importance to all hunters. First For Hunters chronicles SCI’s work to defeat anti hunting attacks. 

Federal

President Trump Taps David Bernhardt For Secretary Of Interior

02/05/2019 Hunt Forever

President Donald Trump has selected acting Interior Secretary David Bernhardt as a permanent replacement for former Secretary Ryan Zinke. In a tweet Monday announcing his decision, the President said: "David has done a fantastic job from the day he…

Guns & Hunting

An Elk Hunt Donated Creates Memory Of A Lifetime

02/05/2019 Hunt Forever

In early October 2018, Ronald W. Neldon, U.S. Air Force, Ret., received what he calls “an act of kindness” from the Safari Club International Foundation (SCIF) and the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish (NMDGF).  Neldon is a retired Security…

Guns & Hunting

Hunt Doctor - Snakebites Who Gets Bitten And Who Dies

02/04/2019 Hunt Forever

Many people dread snakes – so much so that they actually avoid going outdoors to fish, hunt, hike or picnic. Others, out of a misplaced fear, will kill every snake they see. That is unfortunate because it’s fairly easy to avoid direct encounters…

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L. L. Bean Allagash Folding Knife

02/01/2019 Hunt Forever

Since the mid-1960s, the vast majority of big game hunters have preferred a folding lock-blade knife configuration. The reasons behind such a choice lie primarily in a shift in our style of hunting. Today, most hunters spend more time in some type…

State

North Dakota Completes Fall Mule Deer Survey

01/31/2019 Hunt Forever

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department’s fall mule deer survey indicated fawn production in 2018 was better than in 2017. Biologists counted 2,446 mule deer in the aerial survey in October. The buck-to-doe ratio of 43 bucks per 100 does was…

Inside SCI

SCI Broke No Laws At Convention

01/30/2019 Hunt Forever

Anti-hunters fired blanks last month when they took verbal shots at Safari Club International and its Convention exhibitors in a media blitz, alleging that a new Nevada law had been violated. “We are the good guys and through science-based…

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Add These Activities To Your Convention Experience!

We invite you to attend SCI’s 47th Annual Hunters’ Convention at the Reno Sparks Convention Center, January 9 – 12. Reno is experiencing rapid growth and vast downtown revitalization, and is excited to show SCI all there is to experience while we are there.

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SCI Members Share Their Hunter Pride!

Once again SCI members are sharing their successful hunts from all over the globe. The data they provide in their Record Book entries helps compile one of the largest databases of information on sustainable species in the world.

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SCI Hunt Auctions Sneak Peek

The 2019 SCI Convention is on the horizon and excitement is mounting for the return to Reno, NV. Auction donations are already starting to roll in and they are bigger and better than ever!

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SCI Members Show Their Hunter Pride

SCI Members are currently hunting all over the world, and they love to share their successes through their entries in the SCI Record Book.

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SCI Corporate Sponsors

For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Jim Lenhart, Advertising Sales Manager.

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