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CONS 200 : Foundations of Conservation

Google Search Tips

Google can be useful for searching the websites of government, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), community groups and companies to find press releases, reports, etc.

Here are a few commands to focus your search. You can also use the Google Advanced search if you can't remember the commands.

  • Keyword search in the webpage title only: allintitle:South Okanagan similkameen national park
  • Phrase search using quotation marks: South Okanagan similkameen national park “Okanagan Nation Alliance”
  • Restrict search to a specific website or domain (e.g. Okanagan Nation Alliance): site:syilx.org [or cpawsbc.org, gc.ca, gov.bc.ca]
  • File Format search (e.g. pdf documents only): filetype:pdf