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Volunteers planting cypress trees at a retention pond constructed to hold storm water runoff. The young trees are protected with a plastic wrap to prevent coypu (Myocastor coypus) from eating them. This project will improve water quality and provide wildlife habitat, and is run by the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana. Photographed in Covington, Louisiana, USA.
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