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 Chapter President Co-Chairs “Hunting Works for New York”

Sep 18, 2017
Hunting Works For New York will educate the public on how hunting positively impacts New York’s economy, monitor public policy decisions and weigh in on hunting-related issues that impact New York jobs...
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National Park Service Will Seek Volunteers To Cull Bison In Grand Canyon National Park

Sep 14, 2017
Authorities at Grand Canyon National Park will soon be seeking skilled hunters to help cull the park’s bison herd. The National Park Service (NPS) wants to reduce bison numbers because they are damaging the park’s natural resources. Some animals will be captured...
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Wyoming Sage Grouse Farming Regulation Passes Commission to Implement State Law

Sep 13, 2017
On August 23, the Wyoming Game and Fish Commission (WGFC) voted to approve regulations authorizing private farms to collect sage grouse eggs and raise sage grouse...
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Wyoming Fish and Game Commission Deciding on Choice of Public Access to Hunting and Fishing License Information

Sep 11, 2017
Safari Club International is calling all sportsmen and women in Wyoming to attend the upcoming Wyoming Fish and Game Commission (WFGC) meeting on September 19, at the Alan Mickelson Fire Training Center, 701 Larch Street, Gillette, WY at 8:45 am...
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Michigan DNR Hosting Meeting on Proposed Hunting Boundary Changes at Bay City State Recreation Area

Sep 08, 2017
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will hold a public meeting Monday, September 11, to provide information on an updated proposal to expand hunting...
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Lawsuits Over Yellowstone Area Grizzly Delisting Roll In

Sep 05, 2017
For the second time, anti-hunting and other groups have challenged the removal of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem (GYE) population of grizzly bears from the ESA list of threatened species. Indian tribal interests and anti-hunting groups have filed a total of four lawsuits challenging the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s July 30, 2017 delisting of the GYE grizzlies, a move long supported by SCI. In 2008, SCI intervened in lawsuits challenging the first attempt to delist the grizzlies. The courts reversed that delisting based on alleged inadequate consideration of impacts concerning one of the bears’ main food sources.
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