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The goats employed by Park Staff through support of the Friends have managed to fight back the invasive species overburdening the Manchester Climbing Wall area. Thanks to their endless appetites the area looks great and the first step in the long process of minimizing invasive species in this area is complete. The next step is to cut back many of the vine and root systems to limit the growth followed by a few more visits from the goats next Spring. To learn more about the Invasive Species Task Force.

And work on the invasive species plan receive a financial boost thanks to a $10,000 grant from Universal Leaf Tobacco.