‘APG As Catalyst’ lectures continue at Hays-Heighe House

U.S. Army Photo by Yvonne Johnson, APG News

Deidre DeRoia of the Directorate of Public Works Environmental Division, explains natural resources management in the context of the surrounding ecosystem during the presentation, “APG – A Habitat Well Managed” at the Hays-Heighe House on the Harford Community College campus. DeRoia discussed the focus of the Department of Defense Natural Resource Management; APG wildlife, grasslands, shorelines and wetlands; native plants and wildlife; forestry missions; bald eagle monitoring; off post land buffers; and more. The presentation was part of the ongoing “APG As Catalyst: Harford County’s Changing Landscape” commemoration series celebrating the APG centennial.

Upcoming presentations include “The Habitat History of Aberdeen Proving Ground” by retired APG Biologist Joe Ondek, set for 11:15 a.m. and 6:30 p.m., Thursday, May 11.

For more information, or to reserve seating, contact the Hays-Heighe House at 443-412-2539; email hayesheighe@harford.edu; or go to https://www.harford.edu/community/hays-heighe-house/events.aspx.

By Yvonne Johnson, APG News