HOWL’s time in New Zealand has been packed full of adventures and this would not have been possible without each and every one of our volunteering experiences, where we have stayed with a variety of welcoming hosts, each of which have taught us an incredible amount about the beauty and nature of New Zealand. Getting … Continue reading
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New Zealand’s Most Iconic Species!
New Zealand. What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you think of this beautiful country? For most, I feel that it would be rugby orientated, with the All Blacks coming to the forefront of my mind, or perhaps the Lord of the rings? But for Howl and for many others, it … Continue reading
The Ancient Kauri of Waipoua Forest
For anybody that has visited New Zealand’s North Island you may well already be familiar with the term ‘Lord of the Forest’, also known as Tane Mahuta. For those of you who are wondering who owns this rather impressive title, it is not a question of whom, but more a question of what. Tane Mahuta … Continue reading
HOWL Steps into Wolf Territory
Mindful Monday #15. HOWL and the Hungry Robin
HOWL kicked off the Mindful Monday theme with a post about how you can give nature a helping hand. It focused on how you can utilise window feeders to encourage and support the wellbeing of garden birds all year round and of course, improve any identification skills! HOWL ended the post stating that we would … Continue reading
What’s HOWL tweeting about?
Did you know HOWL was active on twitter? Finally starting to get to grips and understand the power of social media! Find fun facts, conservation news, ways to help nature and lots more! Continue reading
Close, But Not Close Enough?
Hands with nails, eyes that mirror our own, rich social and emotional lives. These are just a few of the attributes that strike a chord with us when we take a closer look at our closest living relatives, the Great Apes. Despite sharing 95% of their genes with humans, gorillas, chimpanzees, and orangutans are more … Continue reading
Wolf Seminar Wrap up
HOWL has been working hard trying to fund the wildlife dream because as most of us know, getting a paid job in conservation is no easy task. I’ve been trying my hand at waitressing in my local country pub whilst volunteering where I can. It’s a big change from working outdoors and it’s not something … Continue reading
A Surprise from Bulgaria
I have been missing living in the mountains of Bulgaria and after a cold walk home from work I had a pleasant surprise in my email inbox. Whilst in Bulgaria, I set up a number of camera traps in the hope of capturing some wolf footage….and I did! It’s about time I shared them on … Continue reading
Fact of the Day – Captive Wolves and Reproduction
Captive wolves play a vital role in educating the public and raising awareness of the issues limiting the success of their wild cousins. Seeing a wolf up close and ‘in the flesh’ increases the likelihood of individual taking action to help dispel the myths and conceptions limiting current conservation efforts. But keeping these wolves happy … Continue reading