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Thursday, May 24, 2018

UA puts goats to work

Posted By on Thu, May 24, 2018 at 8:06 AM

click to enlarge READY TO WORK: A photo from the Greedy Goats Facebook page. - FACEBOOK/GREEDY GOATS OF NWA
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  • READY TO WORK: A photo from the Greedy Goats Facebook page.

No photos yet, but this is the best thing in my e-mail this morning, from the University of Arkansas Office of Sustainability:

A herd of goats from Greedy Goats of Northwest Arkansas are devouring invasive plants along a trail on the U of A campus.

What: Greedy Goats

When: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Thursday and Friday, May 25 (unless it’s raining)

Where: Oak Ridge Trail, a section near the Garland Avenue entrance.

Removing invasive plants such as bush honeysuckle and Chinese privet gives native species a chance to recolonize the area, returning it to its natural state and supporting the local ecosystem.

Goats don't work in the rain?

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