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Panther Tract

By Melody Golding
Introduction by Hank Burdine
Contributions by John Folse
Categories: Mississippi

Hunting wild boar is a keenly held tradition in the Mississippi Delta. Fraught with danger, it challenges the hunter, observer, wildlife enthusiast, and landowner alike. Panther Tract is an insider's observance ...

Last Barriers

Categories: Mississippi

Rarely has a book of photography performed a more poignant and immediate service in preserving a natural Mississippi wonder. The Mississippi Gulf Coast barrier islands captured the heart and mind of Donald ...

Down on the Batture

By Oliver A. Houck
Categories: Louisiana

The lower Mississippi River winds past the City of New Orleans between enormous levees and a rim of sand, mud, and trees called "the batture. " On this remote and ignored piece of land thrives a humanity ...

Birds and Birding on the Mississippi Coast

If you're a birdwatcher, this book will be a delight. If you can already identify the bird but wish to know where else to sight it, then this quick-reference book will be a friend and companion. Birds ...

The Essence of Herbs

For any herbist this is an indispensable handbook of fascinating lore, of tips on practical herb garden design, and of comprehensive guidance in cultivating and harvesting herbs. Nonnative herbs grow ...

Shadow and Shelter

By Anthony Wilson
Categories: Literature

To early European colonists the swamp was a place linked with sin and impurity; to the plantation elite, it was a practical obstacle to agricultural development. For the many excluded from the white southern ...

Captivating Combinations

In Captivating Combinations: Color and Style in the Garden, Norman Winter shows how to design dazzling landscapes based on colors, how to select for harmony, and how to arrange stunning contrasts. He ...

Mississippi Harvest

In this classic work of Mississippi history, Nollie W. Hickman relates the felling of great forests of longleaf pine in a southern state where lumbering became a mighty industry. Mississippi Harvest records ...

Strawberry Plains Audubon Center

In 1982, sisters Ruth Finley and Margaret Finley Shackelford made wills bequeathing 2,500 acres and two antebellum houses in Marshall County, Mississippi, to the National Audubon Society. Early in 1998, ...

Southern Sun

Sun in the South can be ferocious. In summer, afternoon rays can fry gardens and sap every drop of moisture. Gardeners seeking advice for a scorched section of yard or searching for plants that won't ...