Fast Fact Library
The Landscape Performance Series Fast Fact Library is a searchable collection of landscape benefits derived from published research. Each includes a citation and links to the full article when available.
This resource is intended to showcase landscape’s multiple and sometimes surprising environmental, economic and social benefits and to help you make the case for sustainable landscape solutions in your community, with your clients, or on Capitol Hill.
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Wetlands remove nitrogen through denitrification and plant uptake. Nitrogen removal can be improved by increasing soil carbon content, maintaining water temperatures between 41-140°F, and maintaining still water areas to reduce system aeration.
Cole Ekberg, Marci L., Collins, Kelly A., Grimm, Nancy B., Jontos, Robert J., Kaushal, Sujay S., Lawrence, Timothy J., Newcomer, Tamara A., Stander, Emilie K., (2010). Opportunities and challenges for managing nitrogen in urban stormwater: A review and synthesis. Ecological Engineering, 36, 1507-1519.
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