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SCI and MWF Team Up

Tucson, AZ – Joseph Hosmer, President, Safari Club International Foundation (SCI Foundation), announced today that the Mzuri Wildlife Foundation (MWF) will be sponsoring scholarships for 7 California teachers to attend SCI Foundation’s American Wilderness Leadership School (AWLS) program in 2016. MWF is pleased to partner with Safari Club International Foundation (SCIF) to provide teachers with instruction in conservation and ecology for California teachers.

AWLS is professional development for educators. The eight day course is about learning to use the outdoors as a classroom – balancing indoor with outdoor classes. It teaches methods to incorporate conservation education lessons into existing curriculum content: math, science, language arts, social studies, physical education and art.

The goal of the program is to educate teachers and students about the hows and whys of conservation and to prepare them to return home and share that message with students, classmates, colleagues and friends. The North American Model of Wildlife Management is the core of conservation understanding.

“We applaud the vital role that California teachers play in their ability to bring new programs to life in urban classes. . .” stated Sandra Froman, President of the Mzuri Wildlife Foundation. Froman, a SCI Life Member, also stated: “. . . and we are pleased to offer scholarship opportunities to California teachers to bring lessons in conservation and ecology back to their eager students.”

The Mzuri Wildlife Foundation is a 48 year old organization that focuses on wildlife conservation and with an emphasis on educating and encouraging youth and women in hunting and the shooting sports.

For more information on the American Wilderness Leadership School or the Mzuri Wildlife Foundation scholarships, please contact:

David L. Bundesen
Executive Director
Mzuri Wildlife Foundation

836-B Southampton Rd. #303
Benicia, California 94510
Ph: 707-742-4167
www.mzuri.org

or

Sue Hankner
Director of Education & Humanitarian Services
SCI Foundation

4800 West Gates Pass Rd
Tucson, AZ  85745
Phone: 520-620-1220 ext. 294
Cell: 218-780-3453
www.SafariClubFoundation.org

Safari Club International Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that funds and directs worldwide programs dedicated to wildlife conservation and outdoor education. Any contribution may be tax deductible under Internal Revenue Code section 170(c) as a charitable contribution to the extent permitted by law. Tax deductible amount of gift is reduced by the “Fair market Value” of any goods, services, or advantages that a sponsor receives for the donation.

About Steve Sheetz (943 Articles)
Steve is an avid outdoorsman who has been fortunate enough to publish two books on archery hunting. His first book, For the Love of the Hunt, was published in 2011. His second book, Wading Through the Darkness will be published in 2015. Steve sits on numerous Pro Staffs throughout the archery industry. For almost a decade Steve helped build Huntonly.com, but wanted the opportunity to build something bigger and better and launched Chasinwhitetails.com in December of 2014 as a way to share his love and passion for the outdoors. Today Chasin'Whitetails Media is growing. With the addition of the a radio show in 2014 and a The Heartbeat TV show in 2015, who knows what will come his way next. Steve serves on several prostaffs including; Prime, Lethal, Spot Hogg, S4 Gear, Tru Fire, and others. When it comes to understanding the movement and logic of the urban whitetail, he is a self proclaimed expert. Spending over 125 days a year in the big city woods.

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