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From the Field
Wild Sheep Foundation News
June 30th 2015

Cody, Wyoming, USA.  June 30, 2015 – Seventy-five (75) delegates and guests from WSF’s chapter and affiliate network joined together in Kelowna, British Columbia June 19th & 20th to work together to enhance both bighorn and thinhorn sheep in North America at the Chapter & Affiliate Summit VIII hosted by the Wild Sheep Society of British Columbia.

First held in May of 2008, the annual summit brings the sheep conservation and advocacy community together for productive meetings as well as fellowship and networking to further our purpose to “Put and Keep Sheep on the Mountain”™. The Delta Grand Okanagan Hotel on Okanagan Lake was home to two morning business sessions focusing on wild sheep conservation, the launch of the WSF Conservation Strategy 2020, Chapter & Affiliate communications, fundraising and membership recruitment as...

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Wild Sheep Foundation News
June 26th 2015

Washington, DC - Today, Safari Club International Foundation (SCI Foundation) and the Wild Sheep Foundation (WSF) announce their new partnership to cooperatively address high priority conservation needs of thinhorn sheep. To stimulate progress, the SCI Foundation Hunter Legacy Fund recently awarded a six-figure grant to contribute to WSF’s efforts.

The majority of this grant will be used to update Alaska’s management plan for Dall’s sheep, but it will also be used to meet other conservation needs throughout thinhorn range.

Updating Alaska’s management plan will provide consistent guidance to wildlife managers and operational criteria to Alaska’s Board of Game and Advisory Committees.

“Partnership with the WSF is a great example of how conservation organizations can work together on common goals,” said SCI...

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Wild Sheep Foundation News
June 1st 2015
Cody, Wyoming, USA May 29, 2015 – The Wild Sheep Foundation (WSF) is pleased to announce the charter of the Yukon Chapter of Wild Sheep Foundation (Yukon WSF or YWSF) to serve the interests of thinhorn sheep in the Territory and those who pursue and conserve them. The chapter was chartered at the April 10th Board of Directors meeting in Reno and has finalized their Canadian Society Status and Articles of Incorporation.

The chapter’s officers are: Clint Walker, President, Derek Klassen, Vice President and Megan Klassen, Secretary/Treasurer. Board members include: Richard Cherepak, Paul Deuling, Kelly Hougen, Russ Giesbrecht, Josh Johnson, Greg McHale, Darren Parsons and Wolf Riedl.

Members of Yukon WSF are all members in good standing of the Wild Sheep Foundation as the two memberships are interconnected. New members may join the chapter for $55 USD,...
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Other News
May 14th 2015
SCI is pleased to announce that Delta Air Lines will continue to ship hunting trophies, although some other air cargo carriers have announced plans to stop doing so.  In spite of the efforts of anti-hunters to pressure Delta to discontinue trophy shipments, business at Delta will continue as usual.  Delta released the following statement in response to a petition requesting that the company change its policy concerning the shipment of “exotic” animal hunting trophies:
 
Delta accepts hunting trophies in accordance with all U.S. domestic and international regulations, which prohibits the possession of trophies or other
items associated with protected species. Customers are required to produce detailed documentation of trophies to U.S. Customs and Border Patrol
officials as their trophies undergo inspection.
 
SCI thanks Delta...