With summer on its way, the changing landscape and new critters begin to affect daily life in the backwoods and swamps. In the mountains of Appalachia, Tony and Amelia gather the extra wealth their garden has produced for trading. Nearby, Thorn's daughter helps him prepare for a hunt and Thorn dives headfirst into turkey-hunting season. Down in Georgia, Colbert tracks wild hogs through the swamp. In California, Gabriel decides to leave the dry land where he has been living to meet his mentor, Tautacho.