State Affairs

In every state, Safari Club International monitors, tracks, and evaluates legislation impacting hunting, hunters, and wildlife conservation. SCI works with pro-sportsmen elected leaders through the collaboration of the individual state sportsmen’s caucuses. Building relationships between state leaders and sportsmen as well as staying current on the issues ensures that SCI is protecting your right to hunt. 

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SCI’s State Advocacy Network

The SCI State Advocacy Network and local state Chapters play a critical role in the success of our advocacy efforts. You can become a valuable voice in your state by joining SCI’s State Advocacy Network. CLICK HERE to learn more.

State Legislative Priorities

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State Legislative Alerts

SCI Urges North Carolina Members to Comment on Draft Coyote Management Plan

Jan 25, 2018
The NC Wildlife Resources Commission (WRC) has opened their draft Coyote Management Plan for public comment. The 187-page plan addresses the threats coyotes pose, as well as providing biological data, challenges of coyote control and outlines suggested statutory changes to improve coyote management.
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SCI Urges Wisconsin Members To Attend State Natural Resources Board Meeting To Discuss Bear Management

Jan 16, 2018
The Wisconsin Natural Resources Board (WNRB) meeting will take place on Wednesday, Jan. 24. On the agenda is the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources’ Bureau of Wildlife Management (DNR ) request for approval of their 2018 bear harvest quota recommendations.
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SCI Encourages Oregon Members To Attend State Fish And Game Open House To Discuss Meadows Wildlife Area

Jan 12, 2018
The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) is seeking public comment on the updated Jewell Meadows Wildlife Area (JMWA) Long Range Management Plan. The plan will guide activities and management decisions at the wildlife area over the coming decade.
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SCI Urges Members To Attend Colorado Parks And Wildlife Sportsmen’s Caucus

Jan 11, 2018
Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) has sent out a call to all hunters, anglers and outdoor enthusiasts to attend the Southeast Region Sportsmen’s Caucus in preparation for the 2018 legislative session.
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SCI Urges Immediate Action On CA State Senate Bill To Legalize Suppressor Use For Hunting

Jan 02, 2018
The California Senate Public Safety Committee is scheduled on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2018 at 9:30 a.m., to consider California state Senate Bill 710, which would legalize the ownership of suppressors and their use while hunting in California.
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Legislator Seeks to Undermine NJ Fish and Game Council With Anti-Hunting Appointees

Dec 11, 2017
Senator Raymond Lesniak introduced Senate Bill 3537 which would replace three sportsmen members of the New Jersey Fish and Game Council with members of the Humane Society of the United States, the Sierra Club, and Animal Protection League. If it passes, it will give anti-hunting organizations huge power to block...
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