Posts by Cougar Digital
2023 NAPgA Calendars are HERE!
The calendar photo contest was a huge success this year and the winners are in! We have a lovely calendar to show for your wonderful photographic efforts. These high-quality calendars make wonderful Christmas gifts and will put a smile on your face all year long! https://www.napga.org/store/napga-calendar/ Shipping is included with each purchase. Many thanks to…Read More
Proposed Packgoat Ban!
The Washington State Department of Wildlife has proposed a packgoat ban in 12 wildlife areas it manages. These are public lands! If this proposed rule is adopted in Washington other states will follow! Click this link to download complete information and please submit a comment! See document here.Read More
NAPgA Needs YOU!
The NAPgA Nomination Committee is currently seeking nominations for the Board of Directors. There are 3 positions open. You may nominate yourself or nominate someone else to serve in one of these positions. Nominations close November 29, 2022. A slate of candidates will be emailed to NAPgA members on December 1 for voting. Please contact…Read More
2023 NAPgA Photo Contest
It’s time for the annual NAPgA calendar contest! Your best photos have been submitted and it’s time to vote for our favorites! – You may vote for up to 12 different photos. – To vote, click on the photo and leave your name in the box below. You may also leave a comment, but your…Read More
Packgoats in the Press!
We recently came across an article about packgoats on Yahoo! Jodie Gullickson has a packgoat guiding business near Carson, NV called High Sierra Packgoats. Follow the link below! https://www.yahoo.com/now/weight-off-shoulders-literally-hike-160000365.htmlRead More
NAPgA Rendezvous 2022!
Mark your calendars and come join the fun! The 2022 Rendy will be held June 16-19 near the Salt Creek Summit Sno Park outside of Joseph, OR. The road to the Rendy is paved except for the last 1/8th mile from the Sno Park to the Rendy site. There is no cell service once you…Read More
NAPgA Virtual Auction 2022!
Mark your calendars! The virtual auction begins June 1st at 8pm MST and ends on June 5th at 8pm MST. Desarae Starck has once again volunteered to run the auction. Thank you Desarae! A number of great items have already been donated but we need more! Those who donate items can choose to have the money from the…Read More
Membership – As of December 7th NAPgA had 498 active members with members in all 7 regions of the US! NAPgA added a corporate membership level, and all membership levels are now receiving some goodies with their memberships. Check it out! https://www.napga.org/membership/join-napga/ Legal and Land Issues. NAPgA continues to fight for the right to use packgoats on…Read More
The NAPgA Packgoat Guidebook is here! This free 67-page guidebook is jam packed with all things goat and packgoat for everyone, with special sections for youth interested in a packgoat project, youth leaders, and packgoat project judges! One of NAPgA’s most vital functions is to educate adults and youth on the care and training of…Read More
NAPgA Embarks on Urinary Calculi Study!
The North American Packgoat Association (NAPgA) has partnered with multiple veterinarians who are serving as Co-Investigators to conduct the Citizen Science Epidemiological Research Study of Urinary Calculi in Wethered Goats. This research project began on June 1, 2022, and the initial 3-year term will run through May 31, 2025. The study includes 68 participating farms…Read More