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Bear wrangler : memoirs of an Alaska pioneer biologist

Author: Will Troyer
Publisher: Fairbanks : University of Alaska Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Will Troyer chronicles his thirty-year career as an Alaska biologist with the Department of the Interior. Troyer highlights his efforts to trap and study bears in the region, and also shares some of his most memorable experiences. Includes black-and-white photographs.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Will Troyer
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Will Troyer
ISBN: 9781602230439 1602230439 9781602230446 1602230447
OCLC Number: 213080611
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 250 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: North to Alaska --
Summer on the Situk --
Sand Point summer --
Wrangell game warden --
Fish cop --
Adventures with goats --
Sourdough chracters --
Romance in Juneau --
Kodiak Refuge manager --
Wrnagling Kodiak bears --
Life at Camp Island --
Dusaster at Tonki Cape --
Becoming a bush pilot --
Bear surveys --
Managing the Kenai Refuge --
Building a canoe system --
A day in the life of a refuge manager --
Working for wilderness --
The remote sea islands --
Along the Arctic coast --
The Firth River Valley --
Birds of the delta --
Leaving the FWS --
Dart guns at Katmai --
Turquoise Lake calving grounds --
Danger in our business.
Responsibility: Will Troyer.

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