Summer at the Philmont Scout Ranch: Luke Steffen, OWU 2016

OWU Green Week 2016 Events: April 18 to 22

Mapping / GIS / Water Quality Internships at Delaware County Water Company

Farm / Food / Environmental / Sustainability Internships at Stratford and Methodist Theological School of Ohio

Invasive Plant Removal with Goats. Goats!

eating blackberry

What if we used voracious megafauna – goats – to remove invasive honeysuckle? Amur honeysuckle is an invasive species covering large areas of the U.S. The plant has significant negative impacts on ecosystems and has been extensively researched. Mechanical removal of honeysuckle is typically recommended as most effective. However, mechanical removal is difficult, time-consuming, and thus costly. Might goats be the answer?