In an ongoing effort to keep the goat/human encounters on Scotchman Peak Trail #65 to a minimum, Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness has hired a part-time mountain goat education coordinator for the summer.Jay Sicilia begins work on May 10. His job will be 20 hours a week for 24 weeks, beginning in early or mid-May.
FSPW is also seeking volunteers to be trail ambassadors as part of the goat education effort. Trail ambassadors will hike Scotchman Peak Trail #65 wearing a USFS volunteer shirt and a Scotchman Peaks hat. They will interact with and educate visitors concerning goat etiquette, leave-no-trace principles and general information about wilderness.