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RMGA Programs

RMGA is a non-profit conservation group dedicated to mountain goat conservation. RMGA puts donations to work to support its projects and initiatives through three program areas including citizen science, education, and research and conservation grants. Volunteers also have opportunities each year to participate in citizen science projects.

 

Learn more about RMGA's programs and how you can get involved!

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Citzen-Science Program Overview

Citizen-Science Program

This program supports wildlife managers of mountain goat populations through citizen-science efforts.

Research & Conservation Program

This is a granting program which provides funds for mountain goat research and conservation projects.

Education Program

This program supports the development and dissemination of educational materials relating to mountain goats.

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Citizen-Science Program

This program supports wildlife managers of mountain goat populations through citizen science efforts.

Citizen science projects allow RMGA and wildlife agencies to more accurately observe and forecast the health of mountain goat populations, particularly in underfunded areas. RMGA members and volunteers, in partnership with local wildlife agencies, put boots on the ground to complete mountain goat counts in targeted areas. Citizen Science projects are often led by Regional Representatives, dedicated volunteers appointed by the Board to be the primary contacts for their communities. One of the direct results of these projects is that wildlife agencies have used this data to justify releasing additional hunting tags. The RMGA team and partners also work directly with specific mountain goat herds or habitat, which might include relocation and collaring projects.

Education Program

The development and dissemination of educational materials relating to mountain goats.

Education projects relate to the development and dissemination of public educational materials including hunter training, goat identification, and citizen science volunteer training. RMGA has led the creation of videos, digital and print materials, and webinars on a variety of mountain goat topics.

Education Program Overview

Research & Conservation Grant Program

This is a granting program which provides funds for mountain goat research and conservation projects.

The Research and Conservation Grant Program supports mountain goat research and conservation projects at various academic and professional levels. The Science and Conservation Committee, consisting of researchers and wildlife professionals, provide their expertise to review and make recommendations on grant submissions.

Research & Conservation Overview
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