Tree drive

Advocate file photo by ADAM LAU -- Ascension Parish Public Information Officer Lestor Kenyon tosses a Christmas tree on top of a growing pile during Ascension Parish's 2013 Christmas tree collection drive. Trees will be collected Saturday and Sunday at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center.
Advocate file photo by ADAM LAU -- Ascension Parish Public Information Officer Lestor Kenyon tosses a Christmas tree on top of a growing pile during Ascension Parish's 2013 Christmas tree collection drive. Trees will be collected Saturday and Sunday at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center.

A Christmas tree collection drive was held Saturday and Sunday at the Lamar Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales. The parish collected 138 trees during the two-day drive. The trees will benefit Plaquemines Parish to be used in its erosion control program.