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Relocating ONP Goats - A Volunteer's Perspective

March 22, 2020

In 2020, Olympic National Park (ONP) had to remove a population of goats. This is one volunteer's first hand experience aid in the live capture and removal of mountain goats from ONP.

By: Ethan Demi

This past August I distinctly remember a specific moment sipping my coffee looking across the Puget Sound from the front of a ferry that 5 other volunteers and I had boarded with two refrigerated trucks full of mountain goats. Two thoughts entered my head. The first being that this was undoubtedly the most peculiar moment of my life, the second being, "how in the world did I get here?"

Click here to read the full report and see photos from the event. 

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