Trees for healthy rivers - improving water quality

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2012 Video 6:28

It's all about slowing the flow in this video which shows how trees help support healthy rivers that are great for fishing and for wildlife...

Trees can support healthy river systems that can benefit both fishing and wildlife. Slowing down the flow of water coming off the steep hillsides will help manage soil loss and erosion and thereby improve water quality. Carefully planting trees and managing those already along the river bank provides shade - keeping rivers cool, and provides food and shelter for fish and other wildlife.