To preserve game

to protect it from extermination.

See also: Preserve

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Campaigners have said the utility firm leases out 13 sections of moorland for grouse shooting, where tenants are permitted to trap and kill native wildlife - including stoats, weasels, foxes, corvids and mountain hare - to preserve game birds for shooting parties.
The massive marsh contained in the Long Point Company's original purchase is an ideal breeding area, and from its earliest origins, the Company sought to preserve game.
The program draws on experts from government, industry and academia, as well as the New York Forest Owners Association (NYFOA) and sporting groups seeking to preserve game habitat.
In another there are the hunters who, in elected office, would put bounties on wolves and bald eagles (imagine!) to preserve game species like caribou and salmon.
The Federation of Fly Fishers formed in Eugene in 1965 to promote fly fishing and to preserve game fish by habitat conservation.