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"We just love them," Dubuque nuns hire goats to protect their trees

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DUBUQUE (KWWL) -
The Sisters of St. Francis in Dubuque own around 13 acres of woods that border their property along Roosevelt Street.
They want to protect a lot of the native species from invasive weeds, such as honeysuckle or wild parsnip.
They decided to hire Goats On The Go- Dubuque! The Sisters of St. Francis have around 65 goats grazing on their property. The four-legged employees have a difficult job: to eat all day!
The goats eat and remove the invasive species. It's a win-win situation because the goats are eating food that is good for them. It's also a solution that doesn't involve any type of chemicals or herbicides.
Goats on the Go - Dubuque is owned by Peg and Tim Harbaugh. They set up a fence to keep the goats safe while they work.
For more information about Goats on the Go, you can email GOTGDbq@gmail.com. You can also visit the website www.GoatsOnTheGo.com
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