To reduce wildfire risk, it is important to clear tall grasses and shrubs from your property. The Meadow Drive neighborhood of Redwood Valley was hard hit by last year’s fires. Now, scorched oaks provide shade for dry grass that has grown about four feet tall. Reporter Sarah Reith met with a contract grazer who is taking on that grass with goats.

Goats hard at workA herd of goats reduces biofuels by chomping on grass. Photo Credit: Sarah ReithThis report originally aired on Mendocino's KZYX radio. 

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