AP: 2 groups planting trees in Louisiana wetlands

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — At least two groups are planting trees in Louisiana’s wetlands to restore swamps and help slow coastal erosion.

The Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana has nine events scheduled from next Friday, Jan. 25, in Mereaux, in St. Bernard Parish, to Saturday, Feb. 15, in the Tangipahoa Parish community of Akers.

America’s Wetland Foundation will be working Saturday, Feb. 9, at the Pointe aux Chenes Wildlife Management Area in Terrebonne Parish.

Both groups are looking for volunteers to plant the trees.

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