Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative Continues Tradition of Protecting Outdoor Recreation. Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, employees continued their annual tradition of volunteering under the Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative (OAI) in support of work projects on public lands – this year in both California and Georgia.
This past August, an article appeared in Science magazine that highlighted the negative consequences banning imports of wildlife hunting trophies will have on both wildlife and the rural communities of Africa. The article was signed by 133 scientists.
The Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation hosted its 30th annual banquet and auction in Washington, D.C. The event celebrated past and present Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus (CSC) members and 30 years of advancing fish and wildlife conservation in Washington and across the country.
There is a movement, driven by consumers and the agricultural sector, to better connect people with their
At one time, there were only about 500 desert bighorn sheep in Arizona. Today, thanks to Arizona Game & Fish's (AZGFD) capture and relocation efforts, there are more than 5,000. Here, SCI's Marc Watts discusses with AZGFD's Raul Vega how the Department determines source populations, where to relocate sheep, how they are captured and the precautions taken to make sure Arizona's iconic sheep population remains healthy and growing.
Last week, CBS News Originals aired a segment titled “Trophy Hunti
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., prior to Mr. Mbaiwa's presentation which he made to the International Wildlife Conservation Council, an advisory body to the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, in September 2018.
SCI's Marc Watts conducts a conservation conversation with Zimbabwe's leading ecologist and wildlife expert Rose Chikerema. They discuss wildlife, the country's successful conservation practices and the role hunters play in preserving survivability of species. This interview was conducted in Washington D.C., prior to Ms. Chikerema's presentation which she made to the International Wildlife Conservation Council, an advisory body to the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, in September 2018.
SCI's Marc Watts conducts a conservation conversation with Tanzania's leading wildlife expert, Imani Richard Nkuwi. Mr. Nkuwi, a Director of TAWA, discusses with Watts how the 2014 importation ban on Tanzania lion and elephant trophies into the U.S. has impacted his country, its wildlife populations, the ability for communities to sustain a livelihood and poaching. The Tanzania government is asking the U.S. to lift the ban. This revealing interview was conducted in Washington D.C. following Mr.
Paul Zyambo, Zambia’s Director of National Parks and Wildlife, explains why it is important to conserve wildlife and how human/wildlife conflicts can be managed for the betterment of African communities.