Colbert is faced with a serious challenge in the Georgia swamp - transporting the materials for his new home up the river. In North Carolina, Tony and Amelia barter with a friend for new rabbits.
The changing landscape and new critters of spring begin to affect daily life. Colbert tracks wild hogs through the swamp. Thorn's daughter helps him prepare for a turkey hunt. Tony and Amelia gather the extra wealth their garden has produced. Gabriel decides to leave the dry land to meet his mentor.