This impoundment wetland provides valuable freshwater habitat for a variety of reptiles, amphibians, insects, birds, and mammals. It serves as a refuge for increasingly rare native freshwater plants. Watch how the site changes through the seasons.
Chronolog stations have been established at three parks in the City of Alexandria: Four Mile Run Park, Ben Brenman Park, and Dora Kelley Nature Park. Each site features a view of a valuable natural area, two of which have been recently restored to natural habitats. Four Mile Run Park features a tidal restoration project that was completed in May 2016. Ben Brenman park features an ongoing meadow restoration project using natural succession. Dora Kelley Nature Park features an impoundment wetland. By uploading photos to the Chornolog site, visitors help us monitor these sites. Your photos can help inform site management and are a great tool to view changes at the sites through the seasons and years. To learn more about Park in the City of Alexandria, please visit the Park Operations website listed below.