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Author Mernin, Jerry

Title Yellowstone ranger : stories from a life spent with bears, backcountry, horses, and mules, from Yosemite to Yellowstone / Jerry Mernin and Gary Brown.

Imprint Helena, Montana] : Riverbend Publishing, [2016].


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons Biography  B Mernin, J.    ---  Available
Description 367 pages : color illustrations, map ; 22 cm
Note Growing up in Yosemite -- My first ranger tales -- Stormy lessons in Glacier National Park -- How I became a missionary about one-match fires -- Law student meets Bob Flame, ranger -- Encounters with a specter, a fire, and a bear -- Red v. the mule-eating Stokes litter -- Lessons in humility -- Beauty lies in the eyes -- Remember who you are and what you stand for -- A love affair with guns -- Never look back -- On-the-job training for canyon rescues -- A fateful visit for three German women -- Barney Sander's tie (or, a not-so-good day in Yellowstone) -- Changing times arrive in Yellowstone -- Bear in the bathroom -- Patrol cabin etiquette -- God bless park rangers' wives -- The day the president rode my horse -- Paying tuition at the school of hard knocks -- My indtroduction to Yellowstone bears -- The closing of the dumps -- Parke visitors "jumped" by bears -- Hard lessons learned capturing and relocating bears -- A predatory grizzly -- Some bear humor -- A grizzly bear charge -- Country without grizzly bears -- Dusty, my thousand-pound partner -- Irwin the magnificent -- Bit plyers and supporting roles -- Outlasting your warranty -- Death, loss, and change.
Source Ama 09.2016 PARS
Subject Yellowstone National Park -- Biography
Yellowstone National Park -- Anecdotes
Yellowstone National Park -- History
Added Author Mernin. Jerry, 1919-2011
Brown, Gary
ISBN 9781606390900

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