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NEW BOOK BY WILDLIFE CONSERVATION OFFICER JOHN BORKOVICH
HOW TO PURCHASE WILDLIFE 911: ON PATROL
Hello! Please click on the page titled "Purchase Wildlife 911: On Patrol" to buy your copy of the book online, or call (810) 523-2103 to order over the phone. The book is also available for purchase at hundreds of locations across the state including Yale Expositor, Yale Hardware, Ruby General Store, Pro Bait in Port Huron, The Hock Shop in Port Huron, Cops and Doughnuts in Clare, Lumberman's Monument in Oscoda, Village Pub in Lexington, William's Gunsight in Davison, Lakeport State Park, Vinney's Market near Fort Gratiot County Park, Walraven's Fruit Market in Harrison, and Jay's Sporting Goods in Clare. The DNR RAM Conference Center in north Higgins Lake State Park will also be selling the book soon. Other locations where the book may be purchased at in person will be updated to this website shortly. Thanks!
Wildlife 911: On Patrol is a compilation of incidents encountered by Michigan Conservation Officer John Borkovich as he worked protecting and preserving our wildlife and our natural resources.
RATED 5 OUT OF 5 CUSTOMER REVIEWS!
In the book Wildlife 911, officer Borkovich shares stories of very serious and often humorous scenes he encountered while on patrol. ""9-134 and his readers are in service"" The book gives us a greater appreciation for the work of a Michigan Conservation Officer. From illegal immigrants to nasty deer poachers, the book keeps your attention from beginning to end.
"Love love these stories. The variety of stories range from funny to terrifying and make me realize how dedicated John was to protecting our natural resources. He really put himself out there to enforce the conservation laws."
"You can't help but read story after story! They really keep you interested!"
ABOUT THE AUTHOR, JOHN BORKOVICH
The love and admiration of nature is what drew John Borkovich to the profession. As John became more and more interested with the natural resources around him, he realized that he wanted and needed to dedicate himself not only to enjoying and respecting our wildlife, but also to protecting our fish, game, and natural resources.
John graduated with honors in 1980 from Michigan State University with a bachelor;'s degree. John was hired as a Michigan Conservation Officer in 1985 and was given a one year freelance assignment to work around the state of Michigan.
He was part of the DNR Firearms Transition Team, and was also a firearms instructor. He was a Field Training Officer for recruit conservation officers, and was an instructor at the Conservation Officer Police Academy held at the Michigan State Police headquarters in Lansing. John recieved many safe driving awards, and recieved recognition for his "Fit for Duty" performances.
John was an adjunct professsor at St. Clair County Community College in the criminal justice department. He developed the curriculum for two separate courses at the college and taught the Conservation Law Enforcement and Environmental Law Enforcement classes.
He has received many awards and accommodations: The Shikar Safari International Wildlife Officer of the Year Award and the National Wildlife Turkey Federation Michigan Officer of the Year. John received lifesaving