SIMI VALLEY (CBSLA.com) — Visitors to the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley will see an unusual sight Friday.READ MORE: Día De Los Muertos Celebrations and Others Return To LA
The final delivery of Spanish goats will arrive at the library as part of the Ventura County Fire Department’s vegetation management program.READ MORE: Sigma Nu Fraternity At USC Suspends Member At Center Of Sexual Assault Allegations
Up to 150 goats will graze in front of the Reagan Library’s Air Force One Pavilion to help reduce the severity of fires by removing excess fuel while maintaining the natural appearance of the landscape.
The goat program – which is organized and funded by the Fire Department – is part of an ongoing 10-year partnership with the Reagan Library.MORE NEWS: USC Places Sigma Nu Fraternity On Interim Suspension After Reports Of 'Possible Drug-Facilitated Sexual Assaults,' Students Protest In Support Of Victims
Last May, about 900 goats were brought in to clear 40 acres of brush, which, according to officials, plays a key part in fire prevention because of the library’s fire-prone location.