Category Archives: Conservation

Botswana President Welcomes Duke Of Cambridge Recognition Of Hunting As Conservation


British royalty is lending its voice to the choir singing the praises of trophy hunting as a conservation solution in Africa where anti-hunting eco-imperialists have dismissed the knowledge and ability of Africans to manage wildlife in their countries. Continue reading Botswana President Welcomes Duke Of Cambridge Recognition Of Hunting As Conservation

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Europeans Support Brittany Longoria And Hunting


As animal rights organizations, with prominent support in the social media, are making a stand against sustainable hunting in Africa, CIC (International Council for Game and Wildlife Conservation) and DJV (German Hunting Association) “condemn the media hunt against the huntress Brittany Longoria: As a scientist, she develops ecological tourism concepts in Africa that include hunting.” Continue reading Europeans Support Brittany Longoria And Hunting

Secretary Zinke Expands Hunting and Fishing Opportunities at 30 of America’s National Wildlife Refuges


Continuing his efforts to increase access to public lands, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke will open more than 251,000 acres to new or expanded hunting and fishing opportunities at 30 national wildlife refuges across the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s National Wildlife Refuge System. This will now bring the number of units where the public may hunt to 377, and the number where fishing is permitted to 312. Continue reading Secretary Zinke Expands Hunting and Fishing Opportunities at 30 of America’s National Wildlife Refuges

IWCC Public Meeting Set June 19 In Atlanta


Safari Club International will be represented at a meeting next week of The International Wildlife Conservation Council in Atlanta, GA where items of interest to hunters will be covered.

The IWCC will meet June 19 to discuss international wildlife conservation strategies, importation security and customer service at U.S. Ports of Entry and perspectives from range countries.

The council provides advice and recommendations to the U.S. Secretary of the Interior regarding the benefits that result from United States citizens traveling to foreign nations to engage in hunting.

The meeting will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Eastern time) at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Southeast Region Headquarters Building, 1875 Century Blvd. NE, Atlanta, GA.