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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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Hunting Celebrities at Night of the Hunter Event

02/05/2016

The annual SCI Night of the Hunter Awards had some of the biggest names in hunting honoring some of the most accomplished hunters in the world. Jim and Eva Shockey pumped up the crowd by reminding them that to be a hunter was to be proud of what we…

SCI President Presents Check to Fund Anti-Poaching Patrol

02/05/2016

With the approval of SCI's Executive Committee, SCI Litigation Dept. selected the Dande Anti-Poaching Unit (DAPU) run by Charlton McCallum Safaris in Zimbabwe as the recipient of a donation to continue the fight against poachers. DAPU operates in…

SCI To Hold Important Roundtable Discussion At SCI Convention

02/02/2016

Harnessing Our Power: Banding Together to Face the Challenges Ahead Friday, February 5th, 2-4 pm, Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Breakers B   Come attend this panel discussion to hear about the challenges the hunting community faces in the…

Don’t Miss SCI’s Seminar on the Recent African Lion Listing

01/26/2016

SCI is hosting an informational seminar about the recent African lion listing during the 2016 Convention. The seminar entitled “What Were They Thinking? – the African Lion Rule” will take place in Breakers B at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center on…

Sullivan Amendment Halts Proposed USFWS Changes to Wildlife Management on Alaska Refuges

01/21/2016

Senator Dan Sullivan (R-AK), Chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee’s Subcommittee on Fisheries, Water, and Wildlife, today successfully added an amendment to S. 659, the Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act of 2015, prohibiting the U.S…

SCI Applauds Gov. Christie’s Veto of Restrictive Bills

01/21/2016

Safari Club International applauds New Jersey Governor Chris Christie for vetoing SB 3146/ AB 4773 and SB 3416/ AB 4808, legislation that would prohibit the people of New Jersey from possessing or transporting a number of different wildlife species…

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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

Safari Club International Statement on the Passing of Congressman John Dingell

02/08/2019 Hunt Forever

John Dingell, Jr. of Michigan served in the U.S. House of Representatives from his first election in 1955 until 2015—an incredible six decades—making him the longest serving Member of Congress in U.S. history. Throughout his life and Congressional…

Guns & Hunting

Armchair Safari - Giants of the Forest – African Hunting Adventures

02/08/2019 Hunt Forever

Two days with gray giants. It has always been an open question among hunters whether the lion, elephant, rhinoceros or buffalo should be entitled “the King of Beasts.” Each bases his claim on man-killing ability. To me this has always seemed…

State

Missouri Reminds Hunters To Use Free Landowner Permits Properly

02/07/2019 Hunt Forever

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reminds people using its free resident landowner permits for deer and turkey hunting to comply with the Wildlife Code of Missouri by being sure they qualify for the permits and using them properly. MDC…

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Game Changer

02/06/2019 Hunt Forever

Looking at the differences in big game hunting and wingshooting and discussing them on a quail hunt recently at the 74 Ranch, something came out in the discussion that intrigued me to say the least.  The equipment has certainly evolved in the past 5…

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

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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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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