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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 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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SCI Hunters’ Convention Ranked Among Top Trade Shows

03/21/2019

Safari Club International’s annual Hunters’ Convention continues to rise on Trade Show News Network’s Top Trade Shows list for another year, according to an announcement today by TSNN. “CONGRATULATIONS! Your show has been named one of the top 250…

SCI Supports Hunter Nation To Protect Rights, Conserve Wildlife

03/21/2019

Safari Club International (SCI) today announced its support for Hunter Nation with a $15,000 donation to help fund efforts to protect the right to hunt and to conserve wildlife resources. “We are proud to help support Hunter Nation in their…

Humane Society Promotes Anti-Mountain Lion Hunting Agenda At Colorado Commission Meeting

03/13/2019

Tomorrow, during the Colorado Parks & Wildlife’s Commission’s March meeting, the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) is expected to give a presentation aimed at undermining the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation and directly…

Trophy Hunting Is The Solution To Conserving Africa’s Wildlife

03/08/2019

Public discussion of how trophy hunting fits into the wildlife situation in Africa has been triggered again with an editorial in Africa Geographic entitled: “Trophy hunting in Africa is in decline, and no longer pays its way.” Such a suggestion is…

W. Laird Hamberlin Named SCI CEO

03/04/2019

W. Laird Hamberlin, longtime member of Safari Club International, has been named SCI’s Chief Executive Officer, effective April 1.  He succeeds Richard M. Parsons, who will serve as his deputy during a transition period. A businessman known for…

Act Now To Help Reopen Hunting In Botswana!

02/28/2019

The government of Botswana is considering reopening hunting there but is being attacked by anti-hunting eco-imperialists who want the 2014 hunting ban to continue. You can help by going to the Botswana Facebook page and voicing your support: https…

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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

Château de Laplanque Offers Quality Hunting Alongside a Cultural Family Experience

06/14/2019 Hunt Forever

Château de Laplanque is a 13th Century castle in southern France offering hunts and French countryside excursions.Editor’s Note: All hunters have different needs and expectations, which is why one hunting experience can be perfect for one hunter and…

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Iowa Chapter Provides 60,000 Meals To Needy

06/13/2019 Hunt Forever

SCI President-Elect Steve Skold, left, and Nels Spevak are shown with a huge bison.What started out in 2003 as a modest donation of 400 pounds (about 1,600 meals) of ground buffalo for the Iowa Chapter has now grown to almost 60,000 meals in a short…

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SCIF Pathfinder Committee Awards Elk Hunt for Terminally Ill Child

06/12/2019 Hunt Forever

Attention Members – Jackie Bartels Memorial Pathfinder Youth Hunts are Available this Fall! Three Pathfinder Youth Hunts, two deer hunts and one premiere elk hunt, will be awarded to terminally ill or disabled youth who are 21-years or younger.  It…

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New For 2019 - Winchester's Wildcat

06/11/2019 Hunt Forever

WRA’s new Wildcat semi-auto rimfire is a dramatically styled gun with many unique features.I guess the folks at Winchester Repeating Arms got tired of seeing the semi-auto rimfire market utterly dominated by Ruger’s 10/22, so they’ve come up with…

International

Tanzania to Auction Hunting Concessions

06/10/2019 Hunt Forever

Editor's Note: TAWA has released updated information including extensions for foreign bidders to have enough time to meet the requirements. This additional information can be found here.   The Tanzania Wildlife Management Authority (TAWA) has…

Guns & Hunting

Armchair Safari - Lion Hunting in South Africa with John Charles Andersson

06/07/2019 Hunt Forever

John Charles Anderson wrote three books about hunting in Africa, all of them now considered classics. His final book, The Lion and the Elephant is one of the hardest to locate in original condition. To this day, it is considered one of the best on…

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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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