Jan 162014
Red Swamp Crayfish - Brave or Moody?

Like a guardian of the swamp, this Red Swamp Crayfish was not shy about expressing his displeasure with our encroachment on his territory. I found this crayfish as he was walking across the mudflats of a rapidly drying pond. Even though these creatures have gills and breath water, they can tolerate short durations on dry

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Jan 132014
Journal - Return to Riverbend

Dateline – October 26, 2013 I’ve been to the Trinity River Greenbelt Riverbend Preserve before—or at least I thought I had. Let me explain. I visited this fantastic spot in far south Dallas County for the first time just a little over a year ago, and posted a writeup about the trip here: Exploring Lock

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