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Goats go green by eating invasive plants and vines in Towson area

Goats go green by eating invasive plants and vines in Towson area

Jack was in goat heaven Oct. 7. He was up on his hind legs, happily eating the leaves off invasive vines in a wooded area near Baltimore Gas and Electric Co.'s East Towson substation at East Pennsylvania and Railroad avenues.

"We call this goat ballet," said Jack's owner, Veronica Cassilly, of Harmony Church Farms in Darlington in Harford County.

Jack was one of 19 goats, all members of Cassilly's "Harmony Herd," who helped clear the future site of Adelaide Bentley Park by grazing there.

"Our job is to save the trees," Cassilly said. "The goats eat all the brush. They eat the leaves off the vines so we can find the vines at the bottom...

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