Herders and goats helping Wyoming fight invasive weeds

By: MARK DAVIS Powell Tribune

 

POWELL, Wyo. — Out in the heat, among rattlesnakes and more skeeters than most people can stand, a Peruvian man named Elvis and his constant companion, a Welsh collie named Pepsi, tend to 450 nannies and their kids. It’s a job that most would refuse. As a matter of fact, Elvis’ job was offered first to American workers. But none applied, according to Lisa Kimsey, CEO of Big Horn Basin Boers, a sheep and goat ranching operation.

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