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 firstname.lastname@example.org; or go to https://www.harford.edu/community/hays-heighe-house/events.aspx.