Goatscaping – Biological Control for Invasive Plants

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
October 4, 2016

Goatscaping – Biological Control for Invasive Plants

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For the past month, a team of four goats have been munching their way through weeds, overgrowth, and brush in the Arboretum landscape. This new pilot program offers a novel approach to controlling noxious and invasive plants that prove difficult to contain by other means. The goats are contained in a small, electrified enclosure, which is moved […]

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Unleashed dog attacks and injures goats at the Arboretum

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
September 29, 2016

Unleashed dog attacks and injures goats at the Arboretum

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Two of four goats leased by the Arnold Arboretum for weed and invasive plant control in its Peters Hill landscape were attacked by an off-leash dog that jumped over their electrified enclosure Wednesday afternoon. The goats survived the attack but sustained injuries, and have been removed from the Arboretum for veterinary treatment. The dog was […]

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Tree Mob™! Goatscaping

by Pam Thompson, Manager of Adult Education
September 14, 2016

Goats Dine Out at the Arnold Arboretum

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
September 8, 2016