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.
Kingman Island and Heritage Island are islands in Northeast and Southeast Washington, D.C., in the Anacostia River. Both islands are man-made, built from material dredged from the Anacostia River and completed in 1916.