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Pack goat group works on Lewis and Clark Trail

A Clearwater National Forest Service crew leader and 23 volunteers from the North American Pack Goat Association -- some from as far as Kansas -- made major improvements to an Idaho stretch of the Lewis and Clark National HistoricTrail on July 8, 2011.
 (U.S. Forest Service)
A Clearwater National Forest Service crew leader and 23 volunteers from the North American Pack Goat Association -- some from as far as Kansas -- made major improvements to an Idaho stretch of the Lewis and Clark National HistoricTrail on July 8, 2011. (U.S. Forest Service)

PUBLIC LANDS -- A Clearwater National Forest Service crew leader and 23 volunteers from the North American Pack Goat Association made major improvements to an Idaho stretch of the Lewis and Clark National HistoricTrail last weekend.

The organization established in 2001 to promote packing with pack goats, cleared brush and wind-felled trees from 2 ½ miles of Clearwater Forest’s Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail, between Small Prairie Camp and the Dollar Creek Bridge. 

The Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail runs 3,700 miles from Wood River, Ill., to the mouth of the Columbia River in Oregon.

Info: Northwest Packgoats in Weippe,  Idaho.



Rich Landers
Rich Landers joined The Spokesman-Review in 1977. He is the Outdoors editor for the Sports Department writing and photographing stories about hiking, hunting, fishing, boating, conservation, nature and wildlife and related topics.

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