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  • During a period of four hours beginning at 10AM on Thursday, August 27,2020, the D'Arbonne Swamp changed for many decades. The change was aeolian in the…
  • On this place where we live and that we call Heartwood, Rocky Branch flows intermittently throughout the year. With the shallow water table beneath its…
  • The days of this tree are numbered and she won't likely last the winter. This prognosis is not arboreal soothsaying but rather the physics involved in…
  • It is quiet here now on the edge of this swamp, quiter than it has been in many years. Perhaps the level of background noise approached that when my…
  • Swamps sleep naked and are slow to awaken. Long after green-up in the uplands, deep overflow swamps that sustain Louisiana bayous and rivers remain…
  • That an old, time-marred box turtle in my hand today could be the same one held by my great grandfather on the edge of this swamp a hundred years ago…