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Pilot program bringing flock of sheep to Living Prairie Museum

Reference: CTV News

A flock of sheep is heading to Winnipeg’s Living Prairie Museum, as part of a pilot program to see if their grazing will help with vegetation management.

According to the City of Winnipeg the project is in partnership with Millar Safety & Environmental Services, Prairie Habitats Inc. and a long-time sheep farmer, and will take place for about two weeks beginning June 10.

“There have been a number of studies showing that grazers can have a positive effect when maintaining natural areas and can be an effective tool for weed control,” says City of Winnipeg naturalist Rodney Penner in a news release... Read More