Benjamin J. Cassidy Named SCI Director Of Government Affairs

07/09/2019

Benjamin J. Cassidy has been named Safari Club International’s Director of Government Affairs, effective July 8.  In his role, he will oversee SCI’s Government Relations, Legal Advocacy and International Affairs Departments. Cassidy joins SCI…

USFWS Proposes Expansion Of Refuge Hunting

06/28/2019

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has posted a proposed rule change in the Federal Register, which will increase hunting and fishing opportunities on dozens of National Wildlife Refuges. The rule proposes to open seven refuges to hunting for the…

Congressional Amendment Threatens African Wildlife Conservation

06/19/2019

Safari Club International strongly opposes Representative Vern Buchanan’s (R-FL-16) amendment to H.R. 3055, an appropriations rider which would prohibit the import of sport-hunted elephant and lion from Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe. “We strongly…

CBS News Originals Covers Truth About Hunting

06/12/2019

Last week, CBS News Originals aired a segment titled “Trophy Hunting: Killing or Conservation” featuring a number of hunters and wildlife conservancy managers who detail the crucial role hunters and hunting revenue play in funding antipoaching…

Tanzania to Auction Hunting Concessions

06/10/2019

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…

Botswana Seeks To Change “Conservation Conversation” On Lifted Hunting Suspension

05/23/2019

By Barbara Crown   It is critical that the Conservation Conversation always include people as much as it does wildlife. This was the overarching message from Botswana Minister of Environment Natural Resources and Conservation and Tourism Onkokame…