Early Sunday morning, blues legend Eddie Kirkland died as a result of injuries he sustained when his car collided with a Greyhound bus in Florida. He was eighty-seven. The above photo was taken during his last show on February 26.
Though gulf coast wetlands face serious threats from coastal land loss and development, widespread clear cutting of cypress forests is also a very imminent danger. In the past cypress mulch used to be a by-product of lumber mills. This is no longer true. The mulch purchased today comes from wide spread clear cutting of entire …