Goat Grazing: Preventing fires one bite at a time
BOISE, Idaho (KBOI) — One way to keep the fire risk down on your property is by releasing goats.
Nine months out of the year, goats from We Rent Goats in Boise, are fighting fires one bite at a time. Their job description is to eliminate fire risk on properties.
Full story: https://idahonews.com/news/local/goat-grazing-preventing-fires-one-bite-at-a-time
The backstory of how goats stormed an Idaho neighborhood
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.
Full Story: http://www.idahostatesman.com/2011/07/21/1733614/boise-uses-goats-to-battle-
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.
Full Story: http://www.boisestatepublicradio.org/2011/07/21/goats-for-hire-whack-pervasive-foothills-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.
Full Story: http://www.ktvb.com/news/600-goats-take-over-the-foothills–125911908.html