The mountain goat population appears to be growing on Central Oregon's Mount Jefferson, two years after Oregon and the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs returned the high-climbing animals to the peak.
Clayton Weir works from home and makes his own hours but spends the summer alone — except for his trusty dog Jack — on a high mountaintop overlooking ridge upon ridge of forested wilderness. | Photo Gallery: Historic photos of Table Rock Lookout
Mountain goats captured from the Elkhorn Mountains of Oregon were released on Mount Jefferson, returning the animals to their native habitat in the Oregon Cascades for the first time in over a century. >>> Photo Gallery