St. Paul’s Indian Mounds Park To Use Goats As Landscapers

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Thirty hungry goats are going to be released into a St. Paul park Tuesday.

The city hopes the goats will eat up all the invasive species along the bluff edge at Indian Mounds Regional Park.

In California, goats are in high-demand in high danger fire areas. The farm animals can eat up weeds and dry brush that fuel fires.

George Gonzalez owns a goat farm there. He says his all female crew basically works around the clock.
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“They’ll eat everything but tin cans,” Gonzalez said. “They want to eat all the time, they never want to stop. … They don’t make any noise like sheep.”

Goats may be the perfect landscaping crew. The ones in St. Paul will always be in fenced in sections of the parkland.

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