High water released from the west Houston dams backs up in Memorial Park's main tributary into Buffalo Bayou. Photo by Jim Olive on March 21, 2016.
Early morning shadows on steps formed by tree roots in the ravine of the same Memorial Park tributary of Buffalo Bayou. Photo by Jim Olive on March 21, 2016.
The track of an alligator sliding into Buffalo Bayou? Photo by Jim Olive, March 21, 2016.
Early morning at high water on March 21, 2016, the day after the vernal equinox. The dams in west Houston were open, and water was flowing from the reservoirs at 2,000 cubic feet per second. Photo by Jim Olive, of course, from a high bluff in Memorial Park. River Oaks Country Club on the right.