September 29, 2019

Bayou-Diversity (29 September 2019)  An article recently published in the journal Science rattled the American conservation community like no other.  The paper summed up the results of multi-faceted research by the premier avian science groups in the country.  It inclu...

September 26, 2019

Bayou-Diversity (26 September 2019) NATURAL WORDS - A DICTIONARY FOR NATURALISTS! As biologists and environmental educators, we recognize the terminology of our trade is often foreign to those who seek to learn more about the natural world. In response, Amy and I have...

September 21, 2019

Bayou-Diversity (21 September 2019) DEADLY DAGGERS  Some speculate that Alexander the Great died of a stab wound.  The deadly dagger though was not that of his Persian enemies but rather likely the proboscis of a typhoid fever or malaria-infected mosquito.  The relatio...

September 15, 2019

Bayou-Diversity (15 September 2019)  Here on this property where we live and that we call Heartwood, there is an unwritten game law.  It is “thou shall not hunt within a quarter-mile of the house.”  The doe that browses just outside my home office window at noon has te...

September 8, 2019

Bayou-Diversity (8 September 2019)  Deep in the D’Arbonne Swamp just on the bayou side of Wolf Brake a giant, forked willow oak split at the confluence of the two trunks and crashed to the forest floor.  Barring thunder and gunshot it was probably the loudest sound in...

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