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Goats brought in to attack invasive plants at Bel Air's Rockfield Park
Goats brought in to attack invasive plants at Bel Air's Rockfield Park

Monday was a big day for Bel Air town Public Works Director Stephen Kline, who began deployment of a fleet of four-legged weed whackers to aid him in a thorny battle at one of the town's biggest open spaces. Tired of watching vines, poison ivy, multiflora rose and a variety of other invasive or non-native plants take over portions of Rockfield Park, Kline decided to turn to a small herd of goats to deal with the problem. The goats, contracted from Veronica "Ronnie" Cassilly, of Harmony Church Farm in Darlington, arrived for their first go at brush on Monday morning. Cassilly said she brought 17 goats Monday and planned to have 18 on duty Tuesday. They started grazing...

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