Woodland Trust Blog: Trees for fish as well as flooding

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Trees alongside rivers don’t only help slow the flow of flood waters and reduce diffuse pollution; they can also help with the survival of some of our most iconic fish species.

This is because the shade that riparian trees provide can help keep our rivers and streams cooler even as the summer air temperature increases – a service that is vital for the survival of many freshwater species but notably Atlantic salmon and brown trout... read on


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