year the Rocky Mountain Goats Foundation awarded three scholarships in
the amount of $3,500 to each of our student applicants. Melissa Oscarson
(below left), a graduate student at Western Washington University is
studying the goat population of western Washington. Christa Dunlap is
studying the threat of selenium deficiency to the goat population in
Colorado. Blake Lowrey (below right), is studying the interaction
between bighorn sheep and goats in Montana.
Continued Barn Work at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Members of the IORMG have been working at The Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in Colorado Springs to try and put on shutters and get a heater installed for the Rocky Mountain goats housed there. Steve Brungardt is heading it up and doing a great job for the goats there.
Here are some pictures of the goats at the exhibit (click on the photo to see the full size).