Controlling Invasive Species with Goats

Controlling Invasive Species with Goats

by Carol Hand


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Invasive species are taking over native plants’ habitats. Common control methods are dangerous or impractical. Some people are now turning to goats as a nontoxic and versatile way to deal with invasive species. Controlling Invasive Species with Goats look at the history of using goats to graze plants, why they work, and the research that’s being done to learn more. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781644940891
Publisher: North Star Editions
Publication date: 08/01/2019
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)
Lexile: 800L (what's this?)
Age Range: 9 - 11 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Can Goats Save the Environment? 4

Chapter 2 The Invasive Plant Problem 12

Chapter 3 The Goat Solution 20

Chapter 4 Who Uses Goats? 26

Chapter 5 Research and the Future 34

Fast Facts 42

Stop and Think 44

Glossary 46

Online Resources 47

Learn More 47

Index 48

About the Author 48

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