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Recycled Christmas Trees Can Help Slow Down Coastal Erosion

"...more than 9,000 Christmas trees were collected in Orleans Parish last year and airlifted into the Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge as part of program to create new marsh. The trees trap silt and help encourage the growth of marsh grasses." - excerpt from article at

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