Invasive Plant Removal with Goats. Goats!

OWU Earns "Keep Delaware County Beautiful" Award

Tossing The Trash Habit

Environmental & Sustainability Internships for 2016

Tossing The Trash Habit

Imagine if you will: a world without garbage. No landfills, no dumps, and no garbage trucks driving down the street…

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?