Monday, December 22, 2008

Base Commander Capt. Phillip L. Beachy

"To deer, these are like little lollipops," said base commander Capt. Phillip L. Beachy, as he and his crew wrapped up the fencing project last week. It's the first phase in a years-long effort to restore bogs along the Manapaqua Branch of the Toms River to their original cedar swamp, a project that serves both conservation and air safety goals.
Rachel Wolfanger (right, foreground) of the Navy installs part of the fence that will defend newly planted Atlantic white cedar seedlings from hungry deer in a conservation buffer around the Lakehurst Naval Air Engineering Station. (STAFF PHOTOS: MICHAEL SYPNIEWSKI) Click here to read the complete article By KIRK MOORE TOMS RIVER BUREAU . Asbury Park Press - Asbury Park,NJ,USA