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Goats return to Sharon Hills Park

Original post made on May 16, 2010

Weed-eating goats will return to Sharon Heights the week of May 17, providing a service to both Menlo Park's park maintenance crew, and parents looking for cheap and easy entertainment for the kids.


Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, May 12, 2010, 12:59 PM

Comments (3)

Posted by MenloParkMom, a resident of Menlo Park: University Heights
on May 16, 2010 at 7:13 pm

Let's hope the goats don't like to eat orange plastic! It would be great if the oak saplings had a chance to grow.


Posted by Linda, a resident of Menlo Park: University Heights
on May 17, 2010 at 2:43 pm

I love the goats ... fun for the kids to watch. However, they do leave a lot of waste behind ... and I don't remember anyone cleaning up the goat poop after last year! It's not too pleasant when you go walking - or take your dogs walking - along the trail!


Posted by Joe, a resident of Menlo Park: Allied Arts/Stanford Park
on May 17, 2010 at 2:57 pm

Goats are nothing if not determined. If they suspect that there's something good behind those orange fences, I wouldn't want to be an oak sapling.

On the other hand, this is the first year in recent memory that it has rained while the goats are here, and the first that they have had green grass to eat. Maybe that will be enough to distract them. Maybe the goat tender will keep them away from the saplings.

Risky business, planting saplings in goat territory.


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