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Mountain Trails: Memoirs of an Alberta Forest Ranger in the Mountains and Foothills of the Athabasca Forest 1920-1945

Mountain Trails Memoirs of an Alberta Forest Ranger in the Mountains and Foothills of the Athabasca Forest Jack Glen was a farm hand wrangler railway builder police officer forest ranger fire fighter artist writer inventor and gardener over his long life and varied career This book tells

  • Title: Mountain Trails: Memoirs of an Alberta Forest Ranger in the Mountains and Foothills of the Athabasca Forest 1920-1945
  • Author: Jack Glen Sr.
  • ISBN: 9781896585123
  • Page: 326
  • Format: Paperback
  • Jack Glen 1891 1983 was a farm hand, wrangler, railway builder, police officer, forest ranger, fire fighter, artist, writer, inventor and gardener over his long life and varied career This book tells the story of a 25 year chapter of that career, commencing when he left the Royal Northwest Mounted Police force to become a Dominion Forestry Branch and later Alberta ForeJack Glen 1891 1983 was a farm hand, wrangler, railway builder, police officer, forest ranger, fire fighter, artist, writer, inventor and gardener over his long life and varied career This book tells the story of a 25 year chapter of that career, commencing when he left the Royal Northwest Mounted Police force to become a Dominion Forestry Branch and later Alberta Forest Service ranger in the frontier community of Entrance.His story is full of adventures, colorful characters, and the challenges of bringing order and law to a previously untracked and mostly uninhabited wilderness This story of the early roots of forest management and administration in Alberta also provides compelling insight into the nature, the character and the daily struggle of the men and women who lived and worked at the very edge of civilization as we now know it.

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    1. Cindy Kilpatrick on said:

      Jack Glen left Scotland as a young man, during a wave of Scottish emigration in first decade of the 20th century. His dream was to become a cattle rancher. He took a train to Vancouver, and after a trial run on a dairy farm near Duncan, discovered that he craved much more adventure than that quiet life could provide. He became one of those icons of the Canadian frontier: the brave and honourable explorer. He worked at various jobs in British Columbia until the early years of WWI, when he joined [...]

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