Category Archives: Conservation

Safari Club Interview with Black Mambas Anti-Poaching Unit Founder Craig Spencer


The founder of South Africa’s highly acclaimed Black Mambas Anti-Poaching unit reveals his recipe for success in fighting poaching in South Africa’s renowned Kruger National Park. His team of 32 women is winning the war to combat poaching and save rhinos in a game reserve in Northern South Africa. He sat down with SCI’s Marc Watts to explain his unit’s success in conserving wildlife.
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Safari Club Interview With Jaguar Expert Rocky McBride


Could trophy jaguar hunting be coming to Paraguay? Big cat expert Rocky McBride takes his case to Washington D.C. in hopes of making that a reality. “Green Hunting” of jaguars is permitted in Paraguay, but science, conservation and predator control are factors that could open the doors to larger scale hunting of this spectacular cat. In his latest “Conservation Conservation” SCI’s Marc Watts and Rocky McBride discuss the current state of jaguar hunting.

 

Powderhorn Ranch Becomes Texas’ Newest Wildlife Management Area


More than 15,000 acres of the Powderhorn Ranch along the Texas coast in Calhoun County, prime unspoiled coastal prairie, is now a state wildlife management area. The newest crown jewel in the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) system is the result of a unique conservation land acquisition coalition led by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation (TPWF). Continue reading Powderhorn Ranch Becomes Texas’ Newest Wildlife Management Area

SCI Opposes Wildlife Poaching Anywhere On Earth


black bear in treeCriminal poaching of wildlife resources negates the conservation efforts of Safari Club International members and other hunters to assure sustainable populations of wild things in wild places for now and into the future.

The ugly truth of poaching came to light in Alaska where a father and son pled guilty to poaching a mother black bear and her cubs in their den. Continue reading SCI Opposes Wildlife Poaching Anywhere On Earth