Best Habitat Creation

Tri-State Marine Wetland Creation
2019
3rd Place

Tri-State Marine Wetland Creation

The Tri-State Marine Wetland project converted an untreated gravel lot into a 60,625 square foot wetland complex consisting of a grass swale, two bioswales,...
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Fairfax County Stormwater Reforestation
2019
1st Place

Fairfax County Stormwater Reforestation

The Fairfax County Stormwater Reforestation project is converting over 10 acres of county parkland from turf grass and invasive species dominated disturbed habitat to...
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Flory Park Buffer
2017
3rd Place

Flory Park Buffer

This 4.2 acre forested buffer included approximately 100 native trees and 25 native shrubs per acre. The new buffer was designed to create multiple...
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Four Mile Run Wetland Restoration
2017
1st Place

Four Mile Run Wetland Restoration

This two-acre wetland restoration project involved an extensive invasive species abatement plan and the establishment of several diverse habitat types through a watershed approach...
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JBLE-Langley Marina Shoreline Restoration
2021
1st Place

JBLE-Langley Marina Shoreline Restoration

The Joint Base Langley Marina Shoreline Restoration created 22,215 ft2 of vegetated tidal wetland, using native seed bank to maximize the habitat value of...
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Jefferson Park Constructed Wetland
2017
2nd Place

Jefferson Park Constructed Wetland

This project was a retrofit of a 10-acre detention basin to a level 2 constructed wetland. The terraced design, including berms, marsh areas and...
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Cattail Creek Stream Restoration and Living Shoreline
2021
Honorable Mention

Cattail Creek Stream Restoration and Living Shoreline

While stream restoration projects are generally not eligible in this category, several were submitted this year. The jurors felt it was important to recognize...
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Church Creek Headwaters Restoration
2015
1st Place

Church Creek Headwaters Restoration

Utilizing a holistic design approach this project far exceeded the minimum selection criteria. This exemplary, cost-effective project transformed an illegal dumping ground into a restored...
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Creek ReLeaf
2019
2nd Place

Creek ReLeaf

The Creek ReLeaf program is a multi-year reforestation program designed to increase the total amount of forested area within Frederick County Maryland on public...
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