Originally Posted by rapefruit
The LL bean Katahdins could probably serve you well. Apparently they are pretty sturdy and can withstand the kind of wear you plan on putting them through. The look is a bit more rugged than the boots you mentioned, but IMO it complements workwear pretty well, if that's your thing.
I have them and I wear them around school as well as to forestry team practices. They stand up well.