Cleanup removes 10 acres of trash from Burden wetland 

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This collection of some 81 tons of garbage from homes and vehicles across south Baton Rouge traveled along Wards Creek before settling on property in a wooded area off Essen Lane near the LSU Burden Museum and Gardens. (Marie Constantin)

Ten acres of trash was removed this fall from a borrow pit at LSU’s Burden Museum and Gardens that has been collecting trash from stormwater for decades, according to a recent announcement from the LSU AgCenter.   

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