Winter Trees

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Shovels are propped up against the railing of a dock at Phinizy Swamp Nature Park on Saturday, January 19, 2013 in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Baldcypress seedlings are seen laid out on paper after they have been prepared for planting at Phinizy Swamp Nature Park on Saturday, January 19, 2013 in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Seventeen-year-old Lindsay Crute (center left) works with her father Tom Crute as they plant a baldcypress seedling at Phinizy Swamp Nature Park on Saturday, January 19, 2013 in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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A group of volunteers gathered to help plant baldcypress seedlings at Phinizy Swamp Nature Park on Saturday, January 19, 2013 in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Eighteen-year-old volunteer Meiji Nguyen carefully walks through ankle deep water as he looks for a place to plant a baldcypress seedling at Phinizy Swamp Nature Park on Saturday, January 19, 2013 in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Seventeen-year-old Alexis LeBlanc (right) crouches down as she talks with 16-year-old Steven Wilson (left), who is planting a baldcypress seedling near a boardwalk not far from the water's edge at Phinizy Swamp Nature Park on Saturday, January 19, 2013 in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Volunteer Emily Prince separates a baldcypress seedling from packed dirt as she prepares it for planting at Phinizy Swamp Nature Park on Saturday, January 19, 2013 in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Three-year-old Nick Flite runs down a boardwalk at Phinizy Swamp Nature Park on Saturday, January 19, 2013 in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Seventeen-year-old Lindsay Crute (center) stands with 18-year-old Meiji Nguyen (left) and 16-year-old Golda Nguyen (right) as they listen to Phinizy Swamp Nature Park worker Ruth Mead (foreground, left) talk about the cypress seedlings the volunteer group will be planting at Phinizy Swamp Nature Park on Saturday, January 19, 2013 in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Eighteen-year-old Meiji Nguyen (right) looks up as he talks with others in the volunteer group while his sister, 16-year-old Golda Nguyen (left), separates a baldcypress seedling from packed dirt at Phinizy Swamp Nature Park on Saturday, January 19, 2013 in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Melencia Johnson (left) stands with Emily Prince (center) as they watch John Elliott (right) pull apart and prepare baldcypress seedlings for planting at Phinizy Swamp Nature Park on Saturday, January 19, 2013 in Augusta, Georgia. Johnson said she came to volunteer with the planting because Saturday is National Service Day. "I was looking for something to do anyways, and this seemed like a great thing to do," Johnson said. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Melencia Johnson (left) and Emily Prince (center) watch as John Elliott (right) separates a baldcypress seedling from packed dirt as he prepares it for planting at Phinizy Swamp Nature Park on Saturday, January 19, 2013 in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Emily Prince (center left) walks with Melencia Johnson (right) as they go down a path toward a dock where they will be helping other volunteers plant baldcypress seedlings at Phinizy Swamp Nature Park on Saturday, January 19, 2013 in Augusta, Georgia. Seventeen-year-old Lawrence Moore (background, left) and John Elliott (background right) walk ahead of them. Sara Caldwellstaff
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Oscar Flite (right) reaches out to help his three-year-old son Nick Flite (left) with the stick Nick chose to use for digging a hole as they help plant baldcypress seedlings at Phinizy Swamp Nature Park on Saturday, January 19, 2013 in Augusta, Georgia. Sara Caldwellstaff

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