In the wild, fish and forests go together. Tree canopies provide shade for streams, roots stabilize banks and prevent erosion, and leaves feed the insects that provide food for fish.  But when forests are paved over for roads and houses, both trees and fish suffer.

This Soundprint story is on the efforts of a northwest city to restore a forest and a salmon stream. And more here on the importance of maintaining a healthy riparian zone.

…. they paved paradise and put up a parking lot.

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