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Cache Mountain Goat Transplant Planned For Fall; Not Everyone Happy About It

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Plans by the Utah Division of Wildlife to transplant mountain goats to Cache County are drawing opposition from local environmentalists as the start date for the operation approaches.

As part of a statewide reintroduction program adopted in 2015, the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources plans to relocate 15 to 20 mountain goats from the Tushar Mountains in Southern Utah to the Mount Logan and Millville Peak areas. The operation will begin in October, barring complications from the COVID-19 pandemic. Read the rest of the story here on hjnews.com. 

 

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