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Texas Voters Approve Right to Hunt and Fish Constitutional Amendment

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TUCSON, AZ–On Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 3 2015, Texas voters approved Proposition 6 to amend their constitution and guarantee the right to hunt and fish. The measure won by a margin of 81 percent to 19 percent. The measure swept all 254 counties in Texas. Continue reading Texas Voters Approve Right to Hunt and Fish Constitutional Amendment

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Hunters Win in Florida — Judge Denies Motion to Stop Black Bear Hunt

blackbearSafari Club International was pleased to be the only hunting group to assist the State of Florida in protecting the state’s black bear season against a challenge from anti-hunters. On Continue reading Hunters Win in Florida — Judge Denies Motion to Stop Black Bear Hunt

Your Help Urgently Needed On Hunting Proposition

104005In eighteen states, voters have passed constitutional amendments guaranteeing their citizens rights to hunt and fish. Right now, we need your help to make it 19 states.

On November 3, Texans will vote on Proposition 6 and a “yes” vote will enshrine hunting and fishing rights for Texans. Between now and voting day, we need to spread our pro-hunting message and combat the anti-hunting groups who will fight this amendment. Anti-hunting forces such as HSUS are amassing a war chest to defeat this initiative, and we can’t afford to lose. Continue reading Your Help Urgently Needed On Hunting Proposition

SCI’s New Zealand Chapter Succeeds In Passage Of Game Animal Council Bill

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Foresight and perseverance finally pay off.

Charter members of the New Zealand Chapter of Safari Club International finally were rewarded for their foresight and perseverance when the government passed the Game Animal Council Bill last week. This bill creates a council that represents the interests of the hunting sector and improves the management of hunting resources while contributing to positive conservation of deer, tahr, chamois and pig that are subject to the Wild Animal Control Act 1977. The effort has taken since 1993.

Chapter members are extremely grateful to SCI for the initial contribution of funds that was used to set up the Game and Forest Foundation of New Zealand. This organization was the necessary steering wheel required to bring interested parties together and create a stronger voice to defend and protect hunting rights.

NZ Chapter Members are delighted that the hunting fraternity of New Zealand finally has the opportunity for a united voice and direct input into the protection and management of the world renowned game resources.

Chapter members welcome the opportunity to work alongside all of New Zealand’s hunting clubs and organizations to secure a healthy hunting environment for both now and for future generations of New Zealanders and international visitors.

“We believe that, with this bill becoming law, chapter projects already in place such as our Wakatipu White Tail recovery project, and the commitment to investigate a study into the current population and survival of the South Island Chamois herd, can now get the additional support of other interested parties and possibly, come under the umbrella of the new Game Animal Council,” Bruce Flett, SCI NZ Chapter President,    reported.

The Chapter applauds the efforts and dedication the Hon Peter Dunne has put into making the Game Animal Council a reality.