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A Sand County Almanac Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 4, April Summary

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Chapter 4, April Summary and Analysis

April is when the narrator can expect the snow to melt away and flood the land where he lives. Though he looks forward to this time, nobody is more excited than the carp. They are visibly happy with the new water levels as they splash through the water and hit the cat tails, swimming through the (flooded) covered road and trails. Every other animal is pushed out of their homes temporarily, but they find refuge in higher land. The narrator likes this time, because the only traffic build up is by the fish. His road is flooded over, and no car can pass. He writes about a flower called Draba. It isn't spectacular. and nobody really knows it is there unless they search for it on their hands and knees. No animal eats it, and no poet has ever written about it, yet...

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