(WBIR - Knoxville) Folks are saying goodbye to the kudzu-eating goats at Williams Creek Urban Forest in East Knoxville.
The goats have chomped away at invasive kudzu in that area since July 3. The goats also uncovered a lot of trash in the 5.5 acre area that they cleared in six weeks.
The Tennessee Clean Water Network plans to eventually add trails to the area and plant new trees to replace the ones that were killed by the kudzu.
"This is year one of a three year project that's being funded by the Aslan Foundation. So we are going to run goats for two more years, so we should get about 90 percent reduction of weeds," said Executive Director Renee Hoyos.
A few of the goats didn't seem ready to go home yet, but now all the goats are back at Whistle Pig Farms in Thorn Hill, Tennessee with full bellies.