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Freshwater Tidal Wetland

  Freshwater Tidal Wetland The freshwater tidal wetlands on Kingman and Heritage Islands are a beautiful example of successful restoration. Over the last two decades teams of fourth graders have helped replant the mudflats to grow a wetland through a program with our partner Anacostia Watershed Society. Your photo is […]

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Virginia Mallow

  Virginia Mallow Virginia Mallow (Sida hermaphrodita) is a rare plant in the DC region, and has an endangered status in the state of Maryland. The chronology photo data is important to follow the progress of the Virginia Mallow population on Kingman Island. Fortunately, we expect a strong recovery due […]

Lower Meadow

  Lower Meadow This lower meadow was created in 2010, and has made a successful transition to a healthy habitat. This herbaceous-dominated ecosystem hosts wildlife that form a complex and vital food web. The photo you submitted will track the long-term and seasonal changes of this beautiful landscape.

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Lower Meadow

  Lower Meadow This lower meadow was created in 2010, and has made a successful transition to a healthy habitat. This herbaceous-dominated ecosystem hosts wildlife that form a complex and vital food web. The photo you submitted will track the long-term and seasonal changes of this beautiful landscape.

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Vernal Pool

Vernal Pool This unique ecosystem is a shallow depression that is only filled with water for part of the year. The seasonal changes in this habitat support all types of wildlife; many plants and animals spend the dry season as seeds, eggs, or cysts, and then grow and reproduce when […]

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Upper Meadow

  Upper Meadow This large field was formerly an asphalt parking lot until 2016, when it was restored as a meadow with native wildflowers and grasses. This herbaceous-dominated ecosystem hosts wildlife that form a complex and vital food web. The photo you submitted will track the regrowth and seasonal changes […]

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Upper Meadow

  Upper Meadow This large field was formerly an asphalt parking lot until 2016, when it was restored as a meadow with native wildflowers and grasses. This herbaceous-dominated ecosystem hosts wildlife that form a complex and vital food web. The photo you submitted will track the regrowth and seasonal changes […]