Andrew Stelzer: Radio & Print Journalist

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Do you know whats in your garden mulch?  Many brands use cypress trees from the southeastern US.  Among other roles they play, these trees are a vital barrier which protect against the storm surge from hurricanes.  This is the story of Dean Wilson, who’s single-handedly taking on legal–and illegal–logging of Cypress forests.

This story originally aired on Living on Earth in July 2009.