Several anti-hunting groups sued the U.S. Forest Service in 2012, alleging that the Forest Service violated the Resource Recovery and Conservation Act (RCRA) by allowing the use of lead ammunition for hunting in Kaibab National Forest. RCRA is a federal statute that governs the generation and disposal of hazardous waste and solid waste.
Led by Representatives Dan Newhouse (R-WA) and Collin Peterson (D-MN), 34 bipartisan Members of Congress signed on to a letter strongly supporting the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s proposed rule to delist the gray wolf from the Endangered Species Act in the lower 48 states. The letter was sent to Interior Secretary David Bernhardt and USFWS Principal Deputy Director Margaret Everson.
Senator Thad Cochran (MS), a long-time friend of America’s sportsmen and women, passed away on May 30.
Podcast This Coming Sunday Discusses Supreme Court Decision On Tribal Treaty Concerns That Also Affect State Wildlife Management05/23/2019
In a broadcast to be aired on Sunday, Anna Seidman, SCI’s Director of Litigation, discusses with radio host Jerry Evans the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision involving Native American treaty rights that, in the process, affect state wildlife management.
The broadcast is set for 10:30 a.m. Pacific time this coming Sunday.
Go to: www.991fmtalk.com and click the “Listen Now” link on the homepage.
In an opinion released today, the Supreme Court ruled that an 1868 treaty between the U.S. and the Crow Tribe could give members of that tribe the right to ignore state hunting regulations and engage in the unregulated take of game beyond the borders of reservation land.
On May 10 more than 120 Safari Club International board members, volunteer leaders and guests packed into a ballroom of the Crystal City Hyatt Regency in Arlington, Virginia to support of SCI’s Political Action Committee (SCI-PAC). The dinner and live auction raised funds for U.S House and Senate candidates dedicated to promoting and protecting America’s hunting heritage.
Safari Club International opposes a bill in Congress that would stop hunting of grizzly bears.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced a proposed rule this past March to remove the gray wolf from the list of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife under the Endangered Species Act.
On Thursday, May 9, approximately 80 SCI members gathered together for a breakfast briefing in Arlington, Virginia before attending MORE THAN 100 meetings on Capitol Hill with Members of Congress and their LEGISLATIVE staff—part of SCI’s Lobby Day 2019.
Safari Club International opposes an anti-hunting bill that, if it became law, would end hunting of grizzly bears in the United States. A hearing has been scheduled for that bill this week.