Category Archives: Poachers

DSC Praises Tanzania’s Crackdown on Green Mile Safari Co.

DALLAS — Reacting to egregious, alleged violations in hunting ethics and laws, Tanzanian wildlife officials have revoked all hunting licenses and concessions for Green Mile Safari Co. The Dallas Safari Club (DSC) had urged the crackdown and is praising the … Continue reading

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SCI Keeps Pressure on FWS to Reverse Ban on Elephant Importation

Washington, DC – Yesterday, the House Natural Resources Sub-Committee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans, and Insular Affairs held a hearing on U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) policies regarding the importation of sport hunted elephants and other lawful ivory trade. Safari … Continue reading

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SCI Foundation Hosts Director Of CAMPFIRE Association To Address White House Council, Congressional Caucus

June 13, 2014 Washington, D.C. – This week, Charles Jonga, Director of the Community Areas Management Program for Indigenous Resources (CAMPFIRE) in Zimbabwe came to Washington as a guest of the SCI Foundation.  He discussed the necessity of community involvement … Continue reading

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Geneticists Banking DNA to Ensure Future of African Animals

DALLAS — Dallas Safari Club (DSC) is continuing its financial support of a Texas A&M University effort to build a DNA repository of African game species. The growing bank of DNA samples can be used to track the genetic heritage … Continue reading

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Why All Hunters Should Care About Ban on Elephant Trophies

DALLAS — Relatively few hunters will ever hunt an elephant. But every hunter who supports science-based wildlife conservation and management has reason for concern about the Obama administration’s recent ban on importing lawfully hunted elephant trophies. The U.S. Fish and … Continue reading

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Coast Guard Seizes 450 Red Snapper Caught by Mexican Poachers

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The Coast Guard interdicted a Mexican fishing crew poaching in South Texas waters, Sunday, 30 miles offshore and 70 miles north of the U.S./Mexican border.

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Safari Club International Files Motion For Preliminary Injunction Against Elephant Importation Bans

Washington, DC – Yesterday, April 30, 2014, Safari Club International’s (SCI) litigation team took the second step in its challenge to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (FWS) bans on the importation of sport-hunted elephants from Zimbabwe and Tanzania.  SCI … Continue reading

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Third suspect in Upper Peninsula cougar poaching case pleads no contest

The third suspect involved in the illegal killing of a cougar in Schoolcraft County in December has pleaded no contest to taking/possession of an endangered species. Todd Anthony Richard, 40, of Burt, appeared in court Monday to enter his plea … Continue reading

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Expected Announcement From U.S. FWS Will Close Elephant Imports From Zimbabwe, Tanzania

Washington, D.C. – Statement By Safari Club International President Craig Kauffman   “Safari Club International’s advocacy team is alerting the international conservation community that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is expected to soon announce a new policy to reject all elephant ivory imports … Continue reading

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Conservation officers arrest man who allegedly poached bear in Manistee County

A Macomb County man was arraigned recently in 85th District Court in Manistee County on charges of illegally taking a black bear without a permit and excessive use of deer bait. The charges stem from a Nov. 16 bear poaching … Continue reading

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