Helicopter and Airboat at Tree Drop at Bayou Sauvage Urban NWR

Helicopter drops bundle of trees into open water as an airboat stands by to help

Helicopter and Airboat at Tree Drop at Bayou Sauvage Urban NWR

Each year New Orleans' Christmas trees are upcycled to form barriers to erosion in the marsh. A National Guard helicopter drops bundle of trees into open water as an airboat stands by to place them in a wave barrier.
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