Boise Bicycle Project's goathead collection project starts on June 1

Posted at 12:32 PM, May 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-27 19:52:55-04

BOISE, Idaho — Boise Bicycle Project (BBP) is looking for help from the community to collect four tons of goatheads from June 1 to August 1, 2020. Over the past two years, BBP has collected over eight tons of goatheads in the Treasure Valley.

Goathead hotspots, like the Wylie Apartments and Jefferson Elementary, have seen a decrease in goatheads. This year's collection will look a little different due to the coronavirus, as community pickers will not be able to weight their results until the state goes into stage three of reopening. Until that happens, BBP is requesting community pickers send before and after pictures of picking sites to

To learn what a goathead looks like, where to find them and what supplies you will need, click here. Picking parties of no more than ten people will be happening soon at goathead hotspots around Boise.