Recycling Christmas trees

Thursday, March 10, 2016 Christmas tree recycling
by: Rene Abadie

     HAMMOND - Southeastern Louisiana University senior Amanda Bergeron of Walker tosses into the pile one of the hundreds of Christmas trees that were deployed to the university’s Turtle Cove Environmental Research Station in Pass Manchac on Friday (March 4)  while Biological Sciences Professor and Turtle Cove Director Rob Moreau observes. The trees will be used in a research experiment to determine their effectiveness in collecting sediment to fill the logging ditches located in the Manchac Swamp.

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