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Present and Future Mountain Goat Research in Washington State, USA

Category: Wildlife Research and Management - Wildlife Research

Date Published:  2006

Number of Pages: 14

Author(s): Clifford G. Rice

Contact Information: ricecgr@dfw.wa.gov

Current research on mountain goats in Washington focuses on delineating habitat and the development of a sightability and group size bias model for mountain goat surveys. To that end, in 2002 and 2003, 32 mountain goats in the Cascade Range were captured and fitted with GPS collars. Some preliminary findings are presented here and aspects for further research are identified.

Suggested Citation:
Rice, C.G.  2006.  Present and future mountain goat research in Washington State, USA.  Proceedings of the Biennial Symposium on Northern Wild Sheep and Goat Council 14:87-99.