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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Inside-Hunting

Inside-Hunting is a new member benefit that brings the best of hunting to you. Look to Inside-Hunting for news on travel, interesting hunts, unique outfitters and much more.

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CHAPTER SPOTLIGHT

Washington Metro Chapter Event A Success

More than 180 members and dignitaries attended the Washington Metro Chapter’s 18th annual Conservation Dinner and Auction fundraiser May 7. Among those attending were, from left, SCI Vice President Jeff Kimbell, Dr. Stuart Ross (Washington Metro Chapter Board member), Sen. Mike Rounds (R-SD), Amy Callender (Washington Metro Chapter Board member), incoming SCI President Steve Skold, Mallory Timmerman and Christopher Timmerman (Washington Metro Chapter President).

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South Africa Hunting Update

03/08/2018

Following a recent vote in the South Africa Parliament involving expropriation of land, SCI members have asked how this might affect current or future plans for safaris.SCI advises members who have arranged for safaris in South Africa to keep in…

SCI Members: Please Contact your U.S. Senators Immediately! Ask them to support S.2135 -- the "Fix NICS" Act

02/27/2018

NICS or the National Instant Criminal Background Check System is in need of improvement.  The NICS is used by Federal Firearms Licensees (FFLs) to instantly determine whether a prospective buyer is eligible to buy firearms. It is essential that…

SCI President Paul Babaz Speaks Out Against Calls For More Gun Control

02/23/2018

Hunters Unite!             Safari Club International’s mission is to protect the freedom to hunt and to promote wildlife conservation worldwide. The operative word about hunting in that mission is “freedom.” This includes the equipment needed to…

Interior Secretary Zinke Helps Conservation, Hunting In The West

02/12/2018

Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke has signed an order that will help both wildlife and hunting throughout the Western United States.            At an expo in Utah, Secretary Zinke signed Secretarial Order 3362 that seeks to improve wildlife…

SCI President Babaz Nominated For NRA Board

02/06/2018

Safari Club International President Paul Babaz has been nominated to serve on the Board of Directors of the National Rifle Association of America. Babaz, a lifelong hunter and shooter, understands the importance of linking all facets of the…

SCI Adopts Policy On Captive Bred Lions

02/02/2018

Considering that the practice of the captive breeding of lions for the purpose of hunting has doubtful value to the conservation of lions in the wild, and considering that such hunting is not consistent with SCI’s criteria for estate hunting, the…

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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. 

Guns & Hunting

Quest For Desert Quail

04/29/2019 Hunt Forever

Editor's Note: This is one of a series of bird-hunting articles in conjunction with SCI’s new Birds of the World program. As the quail started to gain altitude behind him, Zent pirouetted in-place, the Benelli 28-gauge going instinctively to his…

Guns & Hunting

Sightmark Accudot Boresights

04/25/2019 Hunt Forever

Sightmark’s Accudot Boresights can help eliminate wondering whether your rifle is sighted in even before you fire your first shot. Designed to hold up to the grittiest range environment, the Accudot Boresight provides a fast point-of-impact and…

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Africa--Realizing a Dream

04/24/2019 Hunt Forever

At age 75 I thought my doctor‚Äôs suggestion for an angiogram didn‚Äôt make sense just because of a slight shortness of breath when walking briskly. However, the test results showed I was in immediate need for what turned out to be triple bypass…

State

Michigan DNR Awards $100,000 In Upper Peninsula Deer Habitat Improvement Grants

04/24/2019 Hunt Forever

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has awarded a total of $100,000 in deer habitat improvement grant funding to a dozen entities for projects in the Upper Peninsula. The Deer Habitat Improvement Partnership Initiative is a competitive…

Conservation

Safari Club Interview with Zimbabwe's Rose Chikerema

04/23/2019 Hunt Forever

SCI's Marc Watts conducts a conservation conversation with Zimbabwe's leading ecologist and wildlife expert Rose Chikerema. They discuss wildlife, the country's successful conservation practices and the role hunters play in preserving survivability…

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Nebraska Mule Deer Receive Monitoring Devices

04/22/2019 Hunt Forever

A mule deer is released after being processed and fitted with a GPS collar. (Nebraskaland/Julie Geiser)One hundred and twenty mule deer does are wearing GPS monitoring devices for the second year of a research study designed to aid in the management…

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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 2020 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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