They’ll Be Baaaaa….ck! Riverside Park’s Weed-Eating Goats Returning July 12th!

 

 

 

 

Running with the Goats will take place on July 14, 2021. Image via Green Goats Farm

Riverside Park Conservancy will welcome back its famous herd of landscaper goats with a Goatham festival and ribbon-chewing on Friday, July 12. Joining the Conservancy for their fifth summer, the hard-working goats are being given a new job site assignment in Riverside Park at West 143rd Street where they’ll munch on poison ivy and other invasive plants. Undaunted by steep slopes, goats can navigate terrain that presents a major challenge for human gardeners, clearing the way for more ecologically beneficial plantings in the future. 

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They’re Baaaaaaa….ck! Riverside Park Conservancy’s Weed-Eating Goats Arrived July 7th & Departing September 21st

 

 

 

Running with the Goats.. Image via Green Goats Farm

Riverside Park Conservancy’s weed-eating goats returned on July 7 – with some added job responsibilities. Starting with a special Goatham festival and ribbon cutting at the Conservancy’s new Compost Compound, they’ll spend the summer helping to educate the public about sustainability in Riverside Park.

Turning a page into Fall, a Goatham Farewell Ceremony will take place on Thursday, September 21st from 3:00 to 4:00pm at 120th Street and Riverside Drive.

Join Riverside Park Conservancy, volunteers and staff as they crown the GOAT of 2023. (Did you Vote?) RSVP for the Farewell Ceremony.

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