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News & Updates

Mountain Goats and Climate Change Position Statement

The Rocky Mountain Goat Alliance (RMGA) stands in support of the recent position statement titled Impacts of Climate Change on Mountain Goats and their habitats: Considerations for Conservation, Management, and Mitigation (2022) released by the Northern Wild Sheep and Goat Council (NWSGC) concerning the effects of climate change on mountain goats and their habitats (http://www.nwsgc.org/resolutions.html). As an organization dedicated to the conservation,study, and management of mountain goats, RMGA recognizes the urgency of addressing the challenges posed by climate change to these majestic creatures and their environments.

Making the Dream Happen

Brian had always dreamed of going on a goat hunt in Alaska. Here's the story of how he made that happen.

Hunting for Purpose

Experienced Western hunters and Colorado residents, Dan Tuttle and Trevor Groves, recap their recent goat hunt in the Maroon-Snowmass Wilderness of Colorado and how the purpose of that experience became so much more than just harvesting an animal.

RMGA Comments on the BLM Rule Making on Conservation and Landscape Health

The proposed Public Lands Rule, which was announced in late March, would provide tools for the BLM to protect, conserve, plan, and better recognize public lands. The RMGA submitted a written response to the proposed rule.

RMGA Comments On Glacier National Park Air Tour Management Plan

In 2021, Glacier National Park (GNP) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposed an Air Tour Management Plan. RMGA provided comments on this proposal and will continue to stay engaged to ensure potential impacts to mountain goats are scientifically based.

2021 Conservation Review

The RMGA experienced rapid growth in 2021. From doubling membership, conducting our first online auction, and reaching new areas with our regional representative program; the RMGA had quite the task at hand to deliver in the name of mountain goat science and conservation. With that, Lee MacDonald covered what we accomplished in 2021.

A Letter to our Members - Changes in 2020

In 2020, like many conservation organizations, Rocky Mountain Goat Alliance faced challenge and change over the past year. The good news is that we have come out the other side - stronger and with renewed energy and focus.

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT - Jesse Bone

Today's member spotlight is on Jesse Bone, co-owner and producer at Filter Studios Inc. Learn why Jesse decided to join the RMGA in 2020.

RMGA Grows. Mountain Goats and Members Both Win.

Since our inception, RMGA has been carried on the backs of our membership and volunteers. Corporate partners like Stone Glacier and Crispi volunteered to lift us up from time to time, but sponsors were not actively recruited in the early years of RMGA. Here's a little insight into the sponsorship program and what it means to you and the growth of RMGA conservation efforts.

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT - Jared Frasier

Today's member spotlight is on Jared Frasier, the Executive Director of 2% Conservation, and avid member of several wildlife conservation groups. Learn why Jared decided to join the RMGA in 2016.

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT - Julie Cunningham

Today's member spotlight is on Julie Cunningham, the Bozeman area wildlife biologist for Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks. Learn why Julie has supported the RMGA since it's inception.

Montana HD-361 RMGA Volunteer Project Recap

Here's a review of the goat count in Montana HD-361 in July 2020.

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