Protecting, preserving, interpreting and restoring the environmental and historically significant resources of Lake Roland (park) for future generations.
Goals & Objectives:
The park is fortunate to have an impressive collection of rare native species plants, insects, and birds, and rare at-risk environmental habitats. It also has two National Register Historic Districts. The Environmental & Historic Preservation Committee focuses on policy issues related to the following:
- Habitat preservation, including identification preservation of native species plants.
- Interpretation, documentation, and protection of historic resources.
- Management and plans for control of invasive species that potentially threaten the park.
- Water monitoring including upstream influences and runoff/erosion impact.
- Partnering with other Nature Council committees to implement best practices including measures to ensure the sustainability several rare and delicate environmental resources in the park.
- Establishing strategic alliances with area organizations including the Baltimore Bird Club and area garden clubs to hold events and demonstration projects in the park.
The Environmental and Historic Preservation Committee meets the second Wednesday of each month. The Committee can be contacted at EHPC@lakeroland.org.
Chair, Elise Butler