Christmas trees ‘planted’ to stem beach erosion

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Unsold Christmas trees that turned brown months ago have a new use. At three Connecticut beaches, the evergreens lie at the tops and waterside edges of dunes flattened by Superstorm Sandy, according to a Day of New London report. The trees capture new sand and help hold what was left after last October’s storm.

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