Working with the City of Lethbridge, we initiated a goat mowing project in Cottonwood Park, one of the city’s popular hiking spots.

The cutting crew working their way down one of the steep embankments in Cottonwood Park

The cutting crew working their way down one of the steep embankments in Cottonwood Park

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This project ran over a period of 21 days in the fall of 2018, and the goats worked until the first snowfall.  

 

Herding in action…Robert and Molly driving the crew to the next job site.

Herding in action…Robert and Molly driving the crew to the next job site.

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Molly is a key member of the Creekside Goat Company. With her natural instincts and training, she helps direct the herd from site to site.

 

Setting up the fencing to keep the goats in, and the critters out.

Setting up the fencing to keep the goats in, and the critters out.

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Safety of the herd is important. The electric fence not only keeps them safe from predators, but also ensures that they graze only where necessary.