SCI Congratulates Kelly Hepler On His Election As President Of The Association Of Fish And Wildlife Agencies


The membership of the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (AFWA) elected Kelly Hepler to serve as its new president during its 109th annual meeting last week in St. Paul Minnesota. He will serve as the 2019 – 2020 President.

Hepler currently leads the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks as its Secretary.

Colorado Parks And Wildlife Train Dog Named Sci (for SCI) To Ferret Out Poachers


As a member of Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s K9 pilot program, Sci – named after Safari Club International – joins Cash and Samson to locate animals, evidence, suspects and protect officers, according to a report. The canines also scare off bears and “even find endangered species.”

Louisiana Approves Hunting Seasons, Regulations And Rules For 2018-19


Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission (LWFC) approved the 2018-19 and 2019-20 resident game hunting seasons, 2018-19 general and Wildlife Management Areas (WMA) hunting seasons, rules and regulations, 2019 general and WMA turkey hunting season, rules and regulations and 2018-19 migratory bird hunting season, rules and regulations at its May meeting in Baton Rouge. The notices of intent (NOI) presented in January by the Louisiana Department of Wildl