By: Celia Hoffman, TomKat Ranch Goats at TomKat Ranch On April 6, approximately 850 goats arrived and immediately started grazing up the brush-filled hill behind the main barn and around the ranch buildings to create a fire break. Lani explains her job here is “Fire mitigation in an educational adventure with TomKat Ranch.” Neighbors came […]
Goatapelli at TomKat Ranch for Fire Mitigation TomKat Ranch has teamed up with Goatapelli Foundation and their herd of 26th generation “browsers” (animals that prefer brush, weeds, and woody matter to grass) to remove dry, parched vegetation from the landscape to promote conditions in which wildfires will not start as easily or spread as rapidly. […]
Goatapelli at TomKat Ranch for Fire Fuel Reduction This April 2021, TomKat partnered with Lani Malberg, founder and owner of Goatapelli, a goat grazing service, to work on fire mitigation using natural systems. Goats to the rescue at TomKat Ranch from TomKat Ranch on Vimeo.