Four Mile Run Wetland Restoration

Four Mile Run Wetland Restoration

Project Team
Rummel, Klepper & Kahl (RK&K), Environmental Quality Resources (EQR) City of Alexandria
Project Description

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 to design and planning. The restored wetland system now includes a low marsh zone, a high marsh zone and an upland meadow in order to provide both terrestrial and aquatic habitat improvements for frogs, song birds and native pollinators while treating stormwater runoff. The diversity of habitat types, a list of native species planted, and the comprehensive invasive species management approach helped this project to stand out as one that placed a clear emphasis on habitat creation during the project design.
To read a full project narrative and view more photos, visit the project folder on our Google Drive.

Best Habitat Creation

This category recognizes restoration projects that create or restore a high-quality blend of wetland or upland wildlife habitats. Depending on the number and type of projects submitted, separate awards may be made for forest creation and wetland/meadow creation projects.

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Four Mile Run Wetlands and Trail
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Wetlands Sign
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Four Mile Run Wetlands and Aerial
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Four Mile Run Images
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BUBBA 2017 Application Narrative
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