Goats eat their way through wildfire fuels as part of Anaheim Fire & Rescue’s fire-prevention strategy


A herd of about 180 Boer, Spanish, and Nubian goats cleared vegetation in Deer Canyon Park in Anaheim on Aug. 8, a regular people-pleasing strategy of managing and clearing vegetation to protect nearby homes from possible wildfires. AF&R contracts with Environmental Land Management to use goats to gobble up fuels that would feed a brush fire. Below are images of the goats.

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