Honorable Mention

Washington Avenue Green
2015
Honorable Mention

Washington Avenue Green

An ecologically minded stormwater management and habitat restoration project that transformed a one acre expanse of concrete and asphalt into a verdant park along...
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Wild at Heart in Accotink Creek Watershed
2021
Honorable Mention

Wild at Heart in Accotink Creek Watershed

This project received an honorable mention for it’s ability to address an extremely common point of frustration for residential homeowners: dealing with runoff that...
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Reducing Runoff in Rock Creek Through a Downspout Disconnection Program
2019
Honorable Mention

Reducing Runoff in Rock Creek Through a Downspout Disconnection Program

A little different from other projects in the category, this program stood out for its large scope and impact. Since 2017, Rock Creek Conservancy has...
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Taking a School By Storm
2019
Honorable Mention

Taking a School By Storm

This schoolyard retrofit project — featuring rooftop disconnections, permeable pavement and a rain garden — receives an honorable mention for its outstanding use of...
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2017
Honorable Mention

Mary Ann Russell Rain Garden

This project treats approximately 20,000 gallons of stormwater runoff with the removal of 350 square feet of concrete and the installation of a 100 square...
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Meadow Creek Stream Restoration
2015
Honorable Mention

Meadow Creek Stream Restoration

The Meadow Creek stream restoration project was a collaborative effort between The Nature Conservancy and the City of Charlottesville, Virginia to conduct restoration along...
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2017
Honorable Mention

O Street NW Green Street

The O Street project was completed as a redevelopment project with the reconstruction of Dunbar High School, America’s first public high school for black...
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Lake Loreine Restoration
2017
Honorable Mention

Lake Loreine Restoration

For this project, Mrs. Bailey installed two Rain Gardens (RG), two Dry Wells (DW), and approximately 3,500 square feet of Conservation Landscaping in the...
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Fairfax County Citizen Science Floatable Monitoring Program
2017
Honorable Mention

Fairfax County Citizen Science Floatable Monitoring Program

More than 350 students from seven schools within the Fairfax County Public Schools system participate as citizen scientists to help staff monitor floatables in...
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