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howling survey

howling survey  n.— «Every so often, they would stop their truck, step out, and howl. The technique, known as a howling survey, is one way for wildlife officials to make contact with and count the number of wolves in an area.» —“New...

snarewear

snarewear  n.— «Craftswomen in Zambia are turning snares formerly used to illegal kill wildlife into jewelry. Called “snareware,” the handmade jewelry is part of a program that has grossed $350,000 for rural communities and...

bird and breakfast

bird and breakfast  n.— «An owner may use land for purposes that are secondary to the primary use—wildlife management—if the secondary use is compatible with the primary use. For example, an owner may engage in wildlife management and also...

wreckreation

wreckreation  n.— «The NRA didn’t explain to Harden and Eilperin what they meant by “access,” but I guessing it means motorized access, which means roads, which means the NRA still supports the biggest threat to wildlife and hunting, at...

ATM machine

ATM machine  n.— «Targeting immigrants is not unique to Oakland. Last month Richmond police were called to investigate the fatal robbery of an El Salvadoran immigrant. The city’s street thugs sometimes refer to Latino and Asian laborers as...

imping

imping  n.— «A bird found entangled in fishing line and hanging from a tree is getting some unusual help from University of California-Davis wildlife veterinarians. It’s getting feather implants. While it sounds bizarre, doctors say...