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January 19, 2020

Bayou-Diversity (19 January 2020)  On this place where we live and that we call Heartwood, Rocky Branch flows intermittently throughout the year.  In the last few thousand years this stream has carved a flat bottom 200 yards wide in its meandering rambles through the r...

January 11, 2020

Bayou-Diversity (12 January 2020)  Recently I walked across the street from my house and killed a deer on the edge of the D'Arbonne Swamp.  The land there is in the process of producing its third forest in historic times.  One hundred years ago my great grandfather tri...

January 5, 2020

Bayou-Diversity (5 January 2020)   During the Yazoo Pass expedition of the Civil War, Union Admiral Porter wrote that his flagship Cincinnati ran into a six-hundred-yard bed of willows under a full head of steam, “and there she stuck; the willow wythes . . . held her a...

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