ACTION ALERT: Stand Up for the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission

January 8, 2021
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Governor Inslee has appointed two new individuals to the Fish and Wildlife Commission that will drastically change the makeup of the Commission and jeopardize hunters and hunting in the future.Lorna Smith, the executive director of Western Wildlife Outreach (formerly the Grizzly Bear Outreach Project) and Fred Koontz, a retired zoo professional, have both been appointed…

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Reminder: Hunter reports are due Jan 31

January 6, 2021
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Hunter reports are due! Hunter reports are required for each deer, elk, bear, cougar, and turkey tag, as well as for each special hunt permit awarded. Reports are required for tagholders regardless of whether you hunted.  You must submit your report before Jan. 31, 2021, to avoid a $10 administrative fee when you purchase your…

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The Hunting Community Needs You!

September 9, 2020
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On Friday, September 11, 2020 the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission will take a vote on a proposal to outlaw “hunting” contests, which in reality is a vote to eliminate coyote contests. Both the Hunters Heritage Council and Washingtonians for Wildlife Conservation are 100% against this proposal and have sent in testimony against it. The…

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Summer 2020

June 11, 2020
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“As I sit down to type this message to our SCI family, it is the first day of the 4-phase re-opening plan for Washington. For those who love the outdoors, that is good news. Some may be able to salvage what’s left of spring turkey and bear seasons, those who fish can get back on…

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The Most Significant Legislation for Sportsmen and Conservation in Decades

May 8, 2020
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On March 9th, Senators Gardner (CO), Manchin (WV), and 56 other bipartisan Senators introduced a historic bill to provide significant funding to increase public access to public lands and waters. Senate Bill 3422, the Great American Outdoors Act, will provide $9.5 billion over 5 years to address our public land maintenance backlog (totaling $12 billion), with nearly…

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SCI SHINES LIGHT ON COVID-19 IMPACT TO WILDLIFE CONSERVATION

April 16, 2020
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Washington, D.C. – (APRIL 14, 2020) – Safari Club International CEO W. Laird Hamberlin recently brought attention to the looming threat to wildlife conservation as a result of COVID-19 in an op-ed that appeared in The Daily Caller.   Americans are rightly focused on the threat that COVID-19 poses to humans.  We are all thankful for the first…

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Urge Your Governor to Keep Hunting Season OPEN!

April 3, 2020
Urge your governor to keep hunting seasons open during COVID-19

During the difficult and uncertain times brought on by COVID-19, sportsmen and women need hunting now more than ever. With some hunting seasons being cancelled in places like Alaska, Nebraska and Washington, and public lands being closed, NOW is the time act to make sure sportsmen and women can still enjoy the outdoors in a safe and responsible manner. Act now and urge…

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A Note From W. Laird Hamberlin, CEO Safari Club International

March 25, 2020

I wanted to reach out personally to say that your SCI family is thinking of you as we all navigate the uncharted waters brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.  As a member of SCI, you are our backbone and we rely on you to carry out our shared mission – to promote and protect our…

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Court Sides With SCI In Dismissing Legal Challenge To LA Black Bear Delisting

February 18, 2020
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“Washington, DC –  -(AmmoLand.com)- A U.S. federal district court in Washington, D.C. has dismissed a case challenging the removal of the Louisiana black bear from the federal threatened and endangered species list. Plaintiffs sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) over the 2016 delisting, and Safari Club International (SCI) successfully intervened to defend the USFWS’s…

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Washington: “Gun-Free Zone” Bill on Senate Floor

January 15, 2020
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“On January 13th, the Washington Senate pulled Senate Bill 5434 from the Senate Rules Committee back to the floor, where it can receive a vote at any time. SB 5434 was retained as a carry-over bill from 2019 that would expand “gun-free zones.” “ Read the original article here!

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Events

Annual Membership Meeting and Fun Shoot

June 20, 2022

July 30, 2022Sun Valley Shooting Park1452 Suntargets Road, Moxee, WA…

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SCI COLUMBIA BASIN CHAPTER EVENT

May 16, 2022
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Northwest SCI Fundraiser

January 28, 2022
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Columbia Basin Chapter – Dinner & Auction

January 11, 2022
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2021 Annual Banquet – Gold Sponsors

November 2, 2021

As the annual banquet and fundraiser for Safari Club International…

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2021 Annual Summer Membership Meeting

June 11, 2021
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Saturday, June 26th1:30pm – 3:30pm The Range1701 Garretson Lane, Yakima…

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Live Video Measuring Seminar

December 1, 2019
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Official Measuring Seminar – Live Video ConferenceHosted by Kansas City…

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