Move over Smokey: At Fort Ord, sheep are helping prevent fire

POSTED: 12:22 PM PDT May 13, 2014 

The Bureau of Land Management coordinates with local shepherds to bring in sheep to graze on the tall grasses at the former Fort Ord property. It provides food for the animals while also helping to mitigate risk of wildfire.

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