One of the bigger biocontrol critters: Goats

TheDailyCamera | July 28, 2010 | Lou Colby talks about her herd of about 300 goats feeding at Boulder Reservoir in order to help control noxious weeds.

Video by Greg Lindstrom / The Camera

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Noxious weed controls: Are poisons the most effective short- and long-term option or does biocontrol offer the greatest hope?

The Central Rocky Mountain Permaculture Institute has just posted a video, produced eight years ago, which examines the success of biocontrols and manual weeding. CRMPI is now seeking funding to produce an updated film.

At this time, the following two segments are available online. If and when additional footage is uploaded, it will be shared with you here.

000MrJwright | July 15, 2010 | Please visit Pesticidefree.ca for more info. If you would like to invest in the new film titled “Why We Spray” visit CRMPI.org.

(See also, HW’s Weeding Out Invasives page.)

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