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Shoreline vegetation not only improves water quality, but it also provides important habitat for fish and wildlife.
Fish rely on fallen logs and branches for shelter, and turtles use them to sunbathe. Plants supply nesting places for birds, as well as food for numerous critters including insects, waterfowl and aquatic mammals.