SCI and CIC-US Unite Conservation Efforts

Bear River Watershed Conservation Area
Bear River Watershed Conservation Area
Safari Club International
Safari Club International

WASHINGTON, DC-( Safari Club International (SCI) is pleased to announce our new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the International Council for Game and Wildlife Conservation United States Delegation (CIC-US). This MoU demonstrates SCI’s commitment to support and use CIC-US as a facilitative forum to identify and coordinate global engagements on areas of consensus among participating U.S. hunting-conservation organizations.

SCI President Larry Higgins stated, “SCI is one of the largest international organizations to support and promote conservation and our hunting heritage. We look forward to leveraging our strength with that of the CIC-US to advocate for hunters.”

SCI’s major areas of focus with CIC-US include uniting hunters against wildlife crime, conserving landscapes under sustainable use wildlife management, preserving hunting as cultural heritage, maintaining sufficient funding for science-based wildlife management, and building partnership on sustainable use wildlife management.

Rick Capozza, President of the U.S. Delegation of the CIC stated, “CIC-US is appreciative of SCI’s committed support of our efforts to collectively speak as a united voice in supporting hunting and sustainable use. We look forward to working together for years to come.”

CIC is a globally respected hunter-conservation organization dedicated to promoting sustainable hunting to conserve wildlife and wild lands, support communities, and preserve our hunting heritage across the globe. CIC’s unique membership structure includes nation states, corporations, and individuals. The U.S. Delegation of the CIC is a 501(c)(3) organization with an independent board and officers and is an affiliate of the International CIC based in Budapest, Hungary.

About Safari Club International

First For Hunters is the leader in protecting the freedom to hunt and in promoting wildlife conservation worldwide. SCI’s approximately 200 Chapters represent all 50 of the United States as well as 106 other countries. SCI’s proactive leadership in a host of cooperative wildlife conservation, outdoor education and humanitarian programs, with the SCI Foundation and other conservation groups, research institutions and government agencies, empowers sportsmen to be contributing community members and participants in sound wildlife management and conservation. Visit or call (202) 543-8733 for more information.

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