Fifty sheep and alpaca “hired” for Graze fest

Ridding Condie Nature Refuge of invasive plant species as part of Sask Parks Special Events

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By Marie-Lou Bernatchez

June 15, 2024

Rowan's Ravine Provincial Park hosted a Graze Fest at Condie Nature Refuge in Lumsden on June 15th.

The animals come from Fenek Farms, located in the same area. Their owner, Josef Buttigieg, explains the process. "We move the herd from one park to another to help control invasive spaces and to trim bushes and trees, which limits the chances of wildfires. We have just completed part of Last Mountain House Provincial Historic Park. ''

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