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Woodbridge in Prince William County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Pollution Solution

 
 
Pollution Solution Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 14, 2016
1. Pollution Solution Marker
Inscription. These two bioretention cells, completed by volunteers in June 2005, are designed to filter run-off from the parking lot, thereby decreasing the pollution entering the Potomac River and Chesapeake Bay. The drawing below shows how a bioretention cell is constructed.

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Volunteers installing bioretention plantings in 2005

Plantings include bald cypress, red maple, sycamore, green ash, and northern red oak trees, nannyberry, sweet pepperbush, winterberry holy, northern bayberry, and spicebush shrubs. Herbaccous groundcovers include bluestem, switchgrass, New York aster, swamp milkweed, blue mistflower, and black-eyed Susan’s.
 
Location. 38° 35.287′ N, 77° 15.207′ W. Marker is in Woodbridge, Virginia, in Prince William County. Marker can be reached from Daniel K Ludwig Drive 2 miles south of Neabsco Road, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. The marker is located in Leesylvania State Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2201 Daniel K Ludwig Drive, Woodbridge VA 22191, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. War in the Chesapeake (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Annoying the Enemy (about 600 feet away); Mill Wheel
Pollution Solution Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 14, 2016
2. Pollution Solution Marker
(about 700 feet away); “Pleasureland of the East” (approx. 0.2 miles away); Swimming in Bounty (approx. ¼ mile away); The Freestone Fisheries (approx. ¼ mile away); Iron Pulley Wheel (approx. ¼ mile away); Seasonal Encampments (approx. ¼ mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Woodbridge.
 
Categories. Environment
 
Sign at the entrance to Leesylvania State Park image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 14, 2016
3. Sign at the entrance to Leesylvania State Park
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 104 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on September 26, 2016.
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