May 6, 2012

Rain nips spring drought in bud

Here's a sad sight:

The swamp in late spring when even the pond apple go dry.



It doesn't happen every year ...

And some years when it does, not for long.


Days after I filmed this video it rained.

Just like that the pond apple filled back up (a few inches at least).

Panorama of pond apple after recent spring rain

But still shallow compared to summer depths of two feet!

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