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New evidence that beaver ponds act as nitrogen sinks

Written on April 20, 2016 at 12:30 pm

A recent paper by Lazar et al. in the燡ournal of Environmental 燪uality爎eports that񂳲5% of watershed nitrate-N loading爄n rural watersheds of southern New England is removed by beaver ponds. This confirms that beaver ponds are substantial sinks for nitrogen (Gizmodo; see Bibliography page for full reference).

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