Going Green with Goats ... and Discarded Christmas Trees?
Here’s an environmentally friendly idea you can really sink your teeth into.
OK, I admit it. That was ba-a-ad. Actually, only goats want to sink their teeth into this one, but it’s a great green concept.
Ellen Felsenthal, of New Moon Farm Goat Rescue and Sanctuary (in Arlington, Washington), is asking folks to donate their discarded natural Christmas trees. Felsenthal plans to feed the used holiday evergreens (or Tannenbaums) to the goats that live at her facility.
Used Christmas tree donors who drop off their evergreens at the rescue facility will be invited to visit and pet New Moon’s goats. Branches should be cleared of all Christmas decorations, such as tinsel, lights, ornament hooks, flocking spray and other potentially dangerous items.
Did you know? Goats in some parts of the world, such as Morocco, actually climb trees to eat the leaves and chew on the branches?
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