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Boot polish, bears and bush sense : adventures of a British Columbia conservation officer / Keith Rande.

Rande, Keith, (author.).


"Share a Conservation Officer's field experiences, whose passion to protect British Columbia's environment brought him into close contact with wildlife and the people who share their habitat. Whether humorous, somber, bizarre or deadly, the encounters reveal the intriguing and alluring role of the officers who safeguard our wild lands."-- from publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780228830221
  • ISBN: 0228830222
  • Physical Description: xiv, 204 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: [Victoria, British Columbia] : Tellwell Talent, [2020].

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Of moose and aliens -- A very big bruin -- Potato rodeo -- Predator -- Justice -- Walkabout -- Coastal grizzly -- The winter of '96 -- Bull-trout twist -- Payback -- Taleomey Crib Tournament -- Start looking up -- Sister Mary -- Right place, right time -- The plan -- Garfield -- Pure skill -- Houdini times three -- Easy peasy -- Grey hair -- People -- We've got you now -- Married to the job -- Home forensics -- The meat hole -- This grizzly climbed -- Greed -- Close call -- Bucket head -- Nice guys finish last -- Too close for comfort -- Ladder work -- Unsolved -- Black as coal.
Subject: British Columbia Conservation Officer Service.
Wildlife relocation > British Columbia.
Wildlife conservation > British Columbia
Game protection > British Columbia
Forest conservation > British Columbia > Autobiography.
Genre: Autobiographies.

Available copies

  • 2 of 4 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Prince Rupert Library.


  • 0 current holds with 4 total copies.
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Prince Rupert Library 639.909 Rand (Text) 33294002088326 Adult Non-Fiction Volume hold Available -

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