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New kids on campus
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is renting about 40 goats from Green Goats in Monroe to help clear 2 acres of invasive honeysuckle and garlic mustard. The experimental program is expected to last about three weeks. (Photo supplied)
PLATTEVILLE - New kids have come to the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. Kids of the goat species, that is. UW-Platteville has brought 40 goats to campus in a project four years in the making to "remove invasive honeysuckle and garlic mustard from a 2-acre plot of land in an environmentally- and financially-friendly way," according to a university news release.