(1) The water in those waterways - whether a stream, river, bayou , or even a lake or reservoir built astride a navigable waterway - belongs to the State of Texas and is held in trust for the public.(2) Virtually all of his submissions were taken from the bayou country in southern Louisiana in foothold traps by fur trappers.(3) Altogether, including its associated maze of bayous and cypress swamps, the lake covers fifty square miles.(4) Creeks, sloughs, bayous , and swamps, including a large cypress swamp at the base of Crowley's Ridge, ran around the town.(5) But the terrain is difficult, threaded with bayous and creeks, frequently flooded, and overridden with dense foliage and impenetrable undergrowth.(6) How much do you know about the South: the forests of the southern Appalachians, the swamps and bayous , the barrier islands, keys, and coral reefs?(7) In bayous and in cool rainforests, large lichens known as ├ö├ç├┐old man's beard├ö├ç├û may often be seen hanging from the branches of trees.(8) The rediscovery has galvanized efforts to save the Big Woods of Arkansas, 550,000 acres of bayous , bottomland forests and oxbow lakes.(9) All water in Texas rivers, streams, bayous , reservoirs and other waterways is considered public water and available for legal use by anyone.(10) Rustic, self-sufficient country dwellers, Cajuns lived along the bayous and swamps of Louisiana for more than 200 years.(11) The gates would also make it possible to restore freshwater flows to bayous that have been cut off from the main river.(12) Although some Cajuns stayed on the rivers and bayous or in the swamps, many others headed west to the prairies where they settled not in lines but in small, dispersed coves.(13) Louisiana is known for its bayous and marshlands.(14) Redfish, especially, stay in the marshes and bayous all year.(15) Northward, they prefer clear, weedy, glacial lakes - southward, they prefer weedy bayous .(16) Settling among the isolated bayous of southern Louisiana, Acadians would become Cajuns.