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Management of mountain goats in Olympic National Park

Management of mountain goats in Olympic National Park

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, National Park Service in [Port Angeles, Wash.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Capra,
  • Goat breeds -- Washington (State) -- Olympic National Park,
  • Olympic National Park (Wash.)

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsUnited States. National Park Service
    The Physical Object
    Pagination9 p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14281392M

      A mountain goat stands in the foreground of a view of Mount Olympus in Olympic National Park. (Roger Hoffman/National Park Service) Olympic National Park seeks sharpshooters for . National Park Service biologists, resource managers, and associated personnel captured approximately mountain goats from to 19 as part of the park's research and management operations, thereby gaining considerable experience with capture and removal techniques. About goats were captured by foot snare ( by V. Stevens and M.

      Capture and translocation operations are now complete with an additional 50 mountain goats moved in this final round from Olympic National Park and Olympic National Forest to the northern Cascade Mountains. Since September , a total of mountain goats have been translocated. This effort is a partnership between the National Park Service (NPS), the [ ]. 1. Olympic National Park Mountain Goat Removal. and Translocation to the North Cascades. Progress Report II. November 5, Rich Harris1, Patti Happe2 and Bryan Murphie3. 1 Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Box , Olympia, WA 2Olympic National Park.

    The National Park Service, the U.S. Forest Service and the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife invite the public to review and provide input about proposed alternatives for managing nonnative mountain goats in the Olympic Mountains.   Olympic National Park is inching ahead on a plan to reduce or eliminate its population of non-native mountain goats. A draft plan released Monday for public comment includes options to relocate or kill the animals.. Seven years ago, a large male mountain goat charged and fatally gored a hiker from Port Angeles, Washington.


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Management of mountain goats in Olympic National Park Download PDF EPUB FB2

Application Period Closed: T hank you for your interest in the mountain goat ground removal volunteer program at Olympic National Park. The response to the call for volunteers closed April Over 1, groups applied.

The application was not a quick and easy endeavor to complete, and we are grateful for the time and effort that groups put into completing the application. Capture and translocation operations are now complete for with mountain goats moved from Olympic National Park and Olympic National Forest to the northern Cascade Mountains.

Since Septembera total of mountain goats have been translocated. An additional two-week capture and translocation period is planned for summer Experimental live capture and management of interior populations of mountain goats in Olympic National Park.

Olympic National Park files, Port Angeles, Wash, 38 pp. Olson, R. Summary list of mountain goats collected as biological samples or shot in Olympic National Park, Olympic National Park files, Port Angeles, Wash, 2 pp.

This is the situation in Olympic National Park: goats have modified the vegetation—as all large herbivores do—and, thereby, have affected endemic plants.

Mountain goats are among the least known of North America's ungulates. National Park Service personnel studied the biology and management of mountain goats in Olympic National Park has an even higher concentration of these plants with 77 species (19%) on just over 2% (3, km 2) of the state.

Concern for the rare flora of Olympic National Park resulted from the discovery that some endemic plants 15 were consumed by mountain goats. Pike () found that three endemics exhibited increased standing. Overall, mountain goats were removed from Olympic National Park and Olympic National Forest in four, two-week long operational periods from September to August A helicopter carries bags of mountain goats out of Olympic National Park during the last of four relocation sessions led by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife and the National Park.

Seminar Mountain Goat Management in Olympics and North Cascades - Olympic National Forest Office. Mountaineers will receive training in advance of conducting public outreach efforts and observations of Mountain Goats in the Mt Ellinor, Hamma Hamma, Lena Lake and other areas in the Olympic National Forest and Park in preparation for Mountain Goat relocation to the North.

Since Sept. crews moved mountain goats as part of the National Park Service’s (NPS) mountain goat management plan to remove goats from Olympic National Forest and Olympic. This plan/FEIS provides management direction to address resource stewardship and human safety concerns resulting from the presence of non-native mountain goats within Olympic National Park.

The Final Mountain Goat Management Plan considers potential impacts to park resources and values, including visitor experience, wilderness character.

Blindfolded, sedated mountain goats will soar over the Olympic Peninsula once again. Beginning next week, a helicopter crew will capture mountain goats in Olympic National Park and the adjacent. Mountain goats have been an issue the past decade or so, since an aggressive goat killed a man on Olympic National Park’s Klahhane Ridge Trail.

Since his death, numerous trails have been closed for months at a time due to aggressive goat activity, most famously the numerous closures of Mount Ellinor in Olympic National Forest. PORT ANGELES - Capture and translocation operations are now complete with an additional 50 mountain goats moved in this final round from Olympic National Park and Olympic National Forest to the northern Cascade Mountains.

Since Septembera total of mountain goats have been translocated. PORT ANGELES - Starting J a coalition of state and federal agencies, with support from local tribes, will begin the fourth and final two-week round of translocating mountain goats from Olympic National Park and Olympic National Forest to the northern Cascade Mountains to meet wildlife management goals in all three areas.

Since Septembermountain goats have. “The north Cascades is a vast landscape, that is less population-dense than Olympic National Park,” said Will Moore, a WDFW wildlife manager who specializes in mountain goats.

Sports Olympic National Park looks for mountaineers, hunters to target nonnative goats. Thu., Ap A family of goats as seen in the Olympic National Forest on J   More mountain goats flown out of Olympic National Park The goats threaten native species and also crave salt, which can lead them into conflict with people.

Now they're being moved to. Olympic National Park is recruiting skilled volunteers to assist with the lethal removal of non-native mountain goats from the park. Selected volunteers will be required to travel on foot up to 15 miles a day through park wilderness, much of which will be off trail in predominantly steep and extremely challenging terrain.

Since Septembermountain goats have been translocated to the northern Cascade Mountains in a partnership between the National Park Service, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife and the U.S.

Forest Service to re-establish depleted populations of mountain goats in the Cascades while removing non-native goats from the Olympic. C apture and translocation operations are now complete with an additional 50 mountain goats moved in this final round from Olympic National Park and Olympic National Forest to the northern Cascade.

Louise Johnson, the park's chief of resources management, What these agencies are conjuring up for the mountain goats in the Olympic National Park represents a nightmare. An additional 50 mountain goats recently were moved from Olympic National Park and Olympic National Forest to the Cascades.

Since Septembera total of mountain goats have been translocated. If you see some blindfolded goats soaring through the sky, don't freak out.