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Wandering with eyes, ears, senses open

...They pile up branches in a heap that often sticks up above the surface of the water and winter ice. This is the winter food supply; they can just cut off a chunk and carry it to the lodge for lunch. Beavers seldom come out on top of the ice...
National Heritage Month: Professor discusses warfare in ancient Tlingit times

...without Tlingit consent. Another example is of a misunderstanding that led to the U.S. Navy destroying houses and winter food supplies in Angoon in 1882. This happened after two whites were taken hostage in exchange for compensation, as was Tlingit...
Autumn bits and pieces resource is so important that each bird defends a territory around clumps of juniper trees, to help ensure its winter food supply. Other fruits may be eaten, especially if juniper berries are scarce. Even though it signals the onset of dark...
Inside Out

...Ralston Purina Co. is donating 22.5 tons of dog chow to villagers to feed their pups, left hungry when their usual winter food supply of fall-run chum salmon didn't arrive. The chow will come from a plant at Clinton, Iowa. Lynden Transport...
Juneau Empire Online Archive Community: Checking out the chickadees 2/4/98

...survival significantly over areas where supplemental feeding was not done. It generally concluded that natural winter food supplies are sufficient to maintain chickadees during mild or average winter weather. But during extended periods of extreme...
Finding tracks on the shores of Mendenhall

...branches in the water in front of the lodge, with a frill of twigs sticking up above the ice. This cache is their winter food supply. At this time of year, beavers become relatively inactive, spending most of their time at home. Body heat keeps...


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