Animal Views – Featured in the Washington Post
Boise uses goats to battle stubborn invasive weeds
BY KATY MOELLER – Copyright: © 2011 Idaho Statesman
Tim Linquist of Wilder-based CT Biological Weed & Brush Control has several hundred employees — all goats — and they have just one job: eating.
Goats-for-Hire whack pervasive foothills weed
Reported by Emily Schwing on July 21st, 2011 in Boise State Public Radio.
This week, trail users in Northwest Boise might be surprised to see hundreds of goats grazing amongst the sagebrush. As Boise State Public Radio’s Emily Schwing reports Idaho’s capitol city has rented the animals to manage a pesky weed.
600 weed-eating goats take over the Boise Foothills
by Ty Brennan – Follow: @tybrennanktvb
Posted on July 20, 2011 at 2:32 PM
BOISE — Goats are now roaming and grazing in part of the Boise Foothills. Six-hundred goats have temporarily taken up residence in the Polecat Gulch Reserve in northwest Boise, just north of Collister Road.