June 10, 2014 at 1:00 am


Editorial: Save the goats

Shortsighted Detroit officials balk at innovative idea to clean up the weeds in Brightmoor with grazing goats

Decades of neglect have left too many Detroit neighborhoods blighted and abandoned. And despite accelerated clean-up efforts, the city doesn’t have the resources to remedy it all on its own.

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Until the city of Detroit can replace the work goats do in trimming down vacant lots, city hall should stay out of it. / Elizabeth Conley / The Detroit News
Goats have helped Detroiters like Riet Schumack (right) make their ... (Clarence Tabb, Jr. / The Detroit News)