Georgia Bulletin

The Newspaper of the Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta

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Marist School, Atlanta, leased goats from Get Your Goat Rentals to eat invasive species (plants that are not native to the environment) like Chinese privet, English ivy and kudzu along the banks of Nancy Creek on its campus. Bringing the goats to the school was a project of the environmental science class. The goats arrived on Oct. 16 and completed their work Oct. 23.


Marist School gets goats to help battle creek erosion

ATLANTA—Rented goats visited the campus of Marist School Oct. 16-23 upon the invitation of environmental science students and their teacher Kelly Mandy. Students in Mandy’s science classes began researching ways to help restore riparian zones along the banks of the school’s Nancy Creek. Riparian zones are the 50-foot areas that border rivers and other bodies […] Full Story