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Beavers take a chunk out of nitrogen in Northeast rivers


October 21, 2015

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Beavers, once valued for their fur, may soon have more appreciation in the Northeastern United States. There they are helping prevent harmful levels of nitrogen from reaching the area's vulnerable estuaries. By creating ponds that slow down the movement of water, they aid in removing nitrogen from the water. Full Story

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American Society of Agronomy

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