WE should be slowing the water flow not increasing it, which causes flooding downstream, hence the introduction of beavers in some areas (Is he vindicated? May 23).

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Trees regulate the water temperature, so cutting them down can cause fish to overheat and die.

Our biodiversity is in a critical state so clearance on the scale carried out by John Price on the Lugg in Kingsland is highly damaging to habitats and fish redds.