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SCI Southwest Ohio Chapter Helps Equip Ohio DNR

Ohio DNR District 5 Manager approached the Southwest Ohio Chapter with a request for help in replacing much needed night vision monocular units for Division of Wildlife officers. Of the two available units, one was completely inoperable and the other was more than 20 years old. SW Ohio Chapter Vice President Jim Hayes worked closely with District 5 Unit Supervisor Matt Hoehn to find the best monoculars available. Continue reading SCI Southwest Ohio Chapter Helps Equip Ohio DNR

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New Louisiana SCI Chapter Holds First Event

G&J Land Marine Team:    Dustin Breaux, Barry Johnson, Cleve Boudreaux, Zach Boudreaux
G&J Land Marine Team: Dustin Breaux, Barry Johnson, Cleve Boudreaux, Zach Boudreaux

On October 16th, 2015, the Acadiana SCI Chapter of Lafayette, Louisiana held its First Annual Sporting Clays Shoot at the GOL Gun Club, Maurice, LA. More than 100 shooters helped make the event a great success. The chapter event grossed more Continue reading New Louisiana SCI Chapter Holds First Event

Southern NM Chapter Teaches Hunter Safety

Hunter Safety, Hunter education
Shown left to right are Southern New Mexico Chapter members Larry Marshall, Chapter Board member and Treasurer; Dr. Bob Parsons; Phil Coats; and Mark Rogers standing in front of the New Mexico Hunter Education trailer.

Long before there was a chapter of SCI in Roswell, New Mexico, some of its current members were teaching the N.M. State Game & Fish Department Hunter Education Class.

To date, nearly 1,000 young boys and girls have received their Continue reading Southern NM Chapter Teaches Hunter Safety

SCI Lubbock Chapter Donates Motorbikes to Fight Poachers

Motorcycles are donated on behalf of SCI Lubbock
Motorcycles are donated on behalf of SCI Lubbock

Safari Club International Lubbock Chapter, has donated $5,000 to Rungwa Game Preserve Tanzania, for use in combating poachers. According to chapter President Tim Gafford, “Many of our members have hunted with Rungwa Safaris, so when they approached us for help with we jumped at the opportunity.” The donation went to pay for 5 new motorcycles for the Rungwa Game Preserve Anti-Poaching patrols to make it easier to patrol the preserve during the rainy season, when traveling in trucks and other vehicles becomes extremely difficult. The patrols cover 3200 square kilometers (1,988 square miles) and must carry all their food and equipment for extended patrols in the bush. “We really enjoy working directly with the folks on the ground that will be relying on the equipment we helped provide.” Gafford said. Lubbock Chapter of SCI is involved with a wide range of projects, from honor flights for WWII vetrans to the Texas Bighorn Society Project, and of course new international projects such as the motorcycle donation and the Zimbabwe Campfire Projects for education and anti-poaching efforts on the ground.”