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Relative Success of Native Plants in Urban Curb-Cut Rain Gardens

Relative Success of Native Plants in Urban Curb-Cut Rain Gardens Restoration Notes Restoration Notes have been a distinguishing feature of Ecological Restoration for more than 25 years. This section is geared toward introducing innovative research, tools, technologies, programs, and ideas, as well as providing short-term research results and updates on ongoing efforts. Please direct submissions and inquiries to the editorial staff (ERjournal@ sebs.rutgers.edu). Plaster Creek Stewards (PCS) is a community-based Relative Success of Native Plants in Urban watershed group in Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA, that is Curb-Cut Rain Gardens associated with Calvin University. PCS began a curb-cut Ana Singh (Department of Biology, Calvin University, rain garden (CCRG) project in the summer of 2015 with Grand Rapids, MI), Rachel Warners (Department of Biol- the installation of 11 gardens. These gardens are installed ogy, Calvin University, Grand Rapids, MI), Jonathan Walt between the sidewalk and roadway, with a street-side open- (Department of Biology, Calvin University, Grand Rapids, ing (where the curb has been cut), allowing for interception MI), Patrick Jonker (Department of Biology, Calvin Univer- of stormwater that otherwise would pass through storm sity, Grand Rapids, MI) and David Warners (correspond- drains and into the nearest waterway (Figure 1). Once ing author: Department of Biology, Calvin University, 3201 captured by a http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Ecological Restoration University of Wisconsin Press

Relative Success of Native Plants in Urban Curb-Cut Rain Gardens

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Abstract

Restoration Notes Restoration Notes have been a distinguishing feature of Ecological Restoration for more than 25 years. This section is geared toward introducing innovative research, tools, technologies, programs, and ideas, as well as providing short-term research results and updates on ongoing efforts. Please direct submissions and inquiries to the editorial staff (ERjournal@ sebs.rutgers.edu). Plaster Creek Stewards (PCS) is a community-based Relative Success of Native Plants in Urban watershed group in Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA, that is Curb-Cut Rain Gardens associated with Calvin University. PCS began a curb-cut Ana Singh (Department of Biology, Calvin University, rain garden (CCRG) project in the summer of 2015 with Grand Rapids, MI), Rachel Warners (Department of Biol- the installation of 11 gardens. These gardens are installed ogy, Calvin University, Grand Rapids, MI), Jonathan Walt between the sidewalk and roadway, with a street-side open- (Department of Biology, Calvin University, Grand Rapids, ing (where the curb has been cut), allowing for interception MI), Patrick Jonker (Department of Biology, Calvin Univer- of stormwater that otherwise would pass through storm sity, Grand Rapids, MI) and David Warners (correspond- drains and into the nearest waterway (Figure 1). Once ing author: Department of Biology, Calvin University, 3201 captured by a

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Ecological RestorationUniversity of Wisconsin Press

Published: Nov 18, 2021

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