- Associated Press - Monday, May 18, 2015

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - More than 100 cows are set to be deployed in Boulder as part of a solution to an invasive species management challenge.

The Daily Camera reports (https://bit.ly/1HckEzj ) that a large herd of cows will be put to work later this week on the terrain south of the National Center for Atmospheric Research.

The cattle will be chowing down on tall oatgrass, which forms dense stands that out-compete native species for moisture and nutrients.

The project is being launched at this time in order to attack the oatgrass at the right point in its reproduction cycle.

The cattle will remain on site for several weeks, and the exercise will be repeated at the same time next year and in following years until the tall oatgrass has been defeated.


Information from: Daily Camera, https://www.dailycamera.com/

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