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Published 3:04 pm Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Eric Childers, Corey Neuberger and Stephanie Harpster, members of the New Orleans Hornets fan group “Planet Rebound,” work to ensure that a young bald cypress tree is properly planted during a wetland restoration event along the shore of Lake Pontchartrain near the Bonnet Carre Spillway Tuesday. The group planted 900 bald cypress trees in the swampy area. (Staff photos by Robin Shannon.)