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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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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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New Regulations, Protesters Fail To Hobble NJ Black Bear Hunt

10/09/2018

Despite a seemingly slow start Monday and a ban on hunting bears on state-owned land, the harvest numbers  on opening day of New Jersey’s black bear archery hunting season are up slightly from last year. The Whittingham station was also the focus…

Illegal Poaching Puts Giraffes At Risk In Africa

10/04/2018

Giraffes are among wildlife species adversely affected by increased illegal poaching in Botswana. This follows the banning of legal hunting there several years ago. The information was included recently during a presentation to the International…

Hunting Leaders File Lawsuit Challenging New Jersey Black Bear Hunt Ban

10/04/2018

Today, the New Jersey Outdoor Alliance, Safari Club International and Sportsmen's Alliance Foundation filed a legal challenge to New Jersey’s ill-advised closure of state lands to the upcoming black bear hunt.  "NJOA is proud to continue the fight…

Montana Hunter Kills Grizzly Bear In Self Defense

10/02/2018

Officials from the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks report that a bowhunter shot and killed a female grizzly bear and wounded her cub in self defense last Wednesday. In a story by Louis Casiano of Fox News, this latest in a spate of recent, deadly…

Big Win For Hunters: CA Governor Vetoes Trophy Ban Bill

10/01/2018

California Gov. Edmund G. (Jerry) Brown Jr. vetoed a bill that would have prevented hunters from possessing and in some cases importing the named African species in the bill, including parts and products, lawfully harvested in Africa. “Safari Club…

Hunting Leaders Join Forces to Battle New Jersey Black Bear Hunt Ban

09/27/2018

The New Jersey Outdoor Alliance, Safari Club International and Sportsmen’s Alliance have joined forces to challenge New Jersey Gov. Philip Murphy’s executive order to close state lands to an ongoing legal and scientifically backed black bear hunt.…

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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

SWAROVSKI OPTIK Integrates Digital Intelligence Into Its New dS Riflescope

05/15/2019 Hunt Forever

  Swarovski Optik has developed a “smart” riflescope with the dS. It provides hunters with intelligent support and represents a completely new generation of riflescope. This product highlights the optical features of a conventional riflescope and…

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LHAS Announces Grant Recipients

05/14/2019 Hunt Forever

The Safari Club International Life Hunter Advocate Society has announced three grant fund recipients for 2018/2019. Grants total $43,000. Recipients are: TV series/Classroom Curriculum – American Legacy Hunter Marketing and Advocacy Project: Amount…

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Bullets For The Biggest Game

05/13/2019 Hunt Forever

elephant hunting, you often must get very close in thick cover to properly judge the ivory. Even in meat hunts and ‚ÄúPAC‚Äù (problem animal control) you often have to get very close to be certain you have the correct animal targeted. Close is good…

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Carter Breaks Hip On Way To Turkey Hunt

05/13/2019 Hunt Forever

Former President Jimmy Carter, 94, fell and broke his hip while leaving his home to go turkey hunting today. He was reported recovering from surgery, which was termed successful. The former President said he was mostly concerned that the turkey…

Conservation

Safari Club Interview with Botswana's Professor Joseph Mbaiwa

05/13/2019 Hunt Forever

SCI's Marc Watts conducts a conservation conversation with Botwana's leading wildlife and elephant expert. They discuss habitat, elephant population and the role hunting plays in managing wildlife. This interview was conducted in Washington D.C.,…

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Vineyard Blacktails

05/10/2019 Hunt Forever

The August deer season is a few weeks before harvest, so many of the grapes are almost ready.At Steinbeck Vineyards the deer get their share… The area we residents call Central Coast runs along the low coastal mountains from below the Monterey…

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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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