European Hunters Score Big Win in the EU as Brits Keep Their Guard Up

The European Parliament voted favorably this week on Amendment 24 to the EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030 that modified language that could have been used to ban the trade and import of wildlife species legally hunted in Africa and elsewhere outside of the EU. With the successful passage of the amendment, the existing framework allowing… Continue reading European Hunters Score Big Win in the EU as Brits Keep Their Guard Up

Safari Club International Creates New Department and Expands Communications Outreach

Safari Club International continues to strengthen its position as First for Hunters by further investing in advocacy, marketing and communications. With this announcement, SCI has established the Office of International Government and Public Affairs that will be located in SCI’s Washington D.C headquarters. Benjamin Cassidy has been promoted to serve as SCI’s Executive Vice President… Continue reading Safari Club International Creates New Department and Expands Communications Outreach

SCI Prevails in Lead Ammunition Case: State Regulations Upheld

Safari Club International (SCI) has successfully defended a lawsuit brought by anti-hunting groups attempting to ban lead ammunition in Arizona’s Kaibab National Forest. That lawsuit aimed to restrict hunting access on the fabricated grounds of a federal environmental law violation, and the issue has bounced around the courts for the last several years. In April… Continue reading SCI Prevails in Lead Ammunition Case: State Regulations Upheld

SCI Members Rally Against Harmful “Cottonwood” Rule

In response to a series of court decisions known as “Cottonwood,” Safari Club International (SCI) submitted over 1,000 comment letters from our nationwide membership to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) in support of their new rule that would combat the effects this harmful litigation has had on active forest management.  The Cottonwood decision, if left… Continue reading SCI Members Rally Against Harmful “Cottonwood” Rule

Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus Announces Leadership Change for 117th Congress, CSF Hosts Virtual Event

February 8, 2021 (WASHINGTON, D.C.) – The Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF) announced changes to the Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus (CSC) leadership for the 117th Congress during today’s virtual Changing of the Guard event. CSF provides an important connection between the sporting community and Congress to ensure our rights as hunters and anglers are protected and advanced for generations to… Continue reading Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus Announces Leadership Change for 117th Congress, CSF Hosts Virtual Event

This Week on HSCF’s “Hunting Matters” Radio & Podcast: Pat Murray, National President of the Coastal Conservation Association (CCA)

(Houston, TX- January 14, 2021) Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) and “Hunting Matters” welcomes Pat Murray, National President of the Coastal Conservation Association (CCA).  Pat is a national advocate and leader on marine conservation issues and an active sportsman. Currently, he serves as the National President of the Coastal Conservation Association, one of the nation’s… Continue reading This Week on HSCF’s “Hunting Matters” Radio & Podcast: Pat Murray, National President of the Coastal Conservation Association (CCA)

Safari Club International Partners with WSI Sportswear for Licensed Apparel

WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 11, 2021) –  Safari Club International is pleased to announce WSI Sportswear as a new licensing partner. The Minnesota-based company known for its cutting-edge, high-tech sports apparel brings that same quality to SCI logo wear in 2021. The collection includes styles for both men and women so all hunters can showcase their support for… Continue reading Safari Club International Partners with WSI Sportswear for Licensed Apparel

SCI CEO Named to National Hunting and Shooting Sports Conservation Council

WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 7, 2020) –  Safari Club International is celebrating the appointment of CEO W. Laird Hamberlin to the Hunting and Shooting Sports Conservation Council. Hamberlin was appointed to the Council by Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt and Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue- both of whom joined Hamberlin earlier this year for virtual question and answer sessions focused on hunting and conservation… Continue reading SCI CEO Named to National Hunting and Shooting Sports Conservation Council

This Week on HSCF’s “Hunting Matters” Radio & Podcast: Kevin Welborn of Joshua Creek Ranch

(Houston, TX- November 18, 2020) Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) and “Hunting Matters” welcomes Kevin Welborn of Joshua Creek Ranch! A native Texan and Houstonian, Kevin Welborn moved to the Texas Hill Country and joined the team at Joshua Creek Ranch, a premier hunting lodge and sporting resort, nearly seven years ago as the Director… Continue reading This Week on HSCF’s “Hunting Matters” Radio & Podcast: Kevin Welborn of Joshua Creek Ranch

SCI & USFWS Celebrate Historic Recovery & Delisting of Gray Wolves

WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 29, 2020) – After 45 years of protection, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) announced today its decision to delist the gray wolf from the list of threatened species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). This decision is unequivocally based on the best available science, including both recent and historical information regarding… Continue reading SCI & USFWS Celebrate Historic Recovery & Delisting of Gray Wolves