References

BOOKS

Center for Environmental Research and Service, Troy State University. 1997. Water Quality in the Alabama Portion of the Choctawhatchee-Pea River Watershed 1993-1997. Troy. 65 p.
(^note: contains an excellent interpretation of wq parameters section)

Choctawhathcee-Pea Rivers Watershed Management Authority. 1996. Strategic Planning Document. 18 p.

Cook, Marlon R. and Kopaska-Merkel, David C. 1996. Hydrologic Characterization of the Water Resources of the Choctawhatchee-Pea Rivers Watershed,Phase I. Geological Survey of Alabama, Tuscaloosa., 137 p.

McGregor, S.W., Blalock, H.N., and Herod, J.J., 2000 A mussel survey of the Choctawhatchee/Pea River System of Alabama and Florida 1998-2000. Geological Survey of Alabama. 27p. plus appendix

United States Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District. Reconanaissance Report – Choctawhatchee and Pea River Basins Study, Alabama and Florida. July 1992. pp. 62

United States Department of Agriculture Soil Conservation Service (now called NRCS) and Forest Service, 1993, Choctawhatchee-Pea River Basin cooperative study reconnaissance report, 200p. and appendices.

Wills, Ken. The Choctawhatchee River. Wild Alabama Magazine. January 1998.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION/PRIMARY SOURCES

State of Alabama. Alabama Law 91-602. Authorization to establish watershed management authorities within the State of Alabama.

Livingston, R.J. 1986. The Choctawhatchee River-Bay System. First Report. Florida State University, Tallahassee. 44pp.

Mettee, M.F., Jr. 1970. A Survey of the Fishes of the Choctawhatchee Bay Drainage in Alabama and Florida. M.S. Thesis, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa.

US Fish and Wildlife Service. 1991 Resource Inventory for the Choctawhatchee-Pea River Basin, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Daphne, Alabama.

from Canoe Trails of the Deep South by Chuck Estes, Elizabeth Carter, and Byron Almquist.

WEBSITES
One problem with utilizing websites as a source of information is that the website locations frequently change making links outdated or impossible to relocate. We apologize in advance for any missing links below.

SPECIES DIVERSITY
Okaloosa Darter, endangered fish

Gulf Sturgeon, threatened fish

RECREATION

Canoes
Canoe Camping
http://members.aol.com/Mmcbs2/choctaw.html

Florida Canoe Trails

Parks
Blue Springs State Park – AL

Falling Waters State Recreation Area – FL
http://www.abfla.com/parks/FallingWaters/fallingwaters.html

Ponce de Leon Springs
http://www.abfla.com/parks/PoncedeLeonSprings/poncedeleon.html

PROTECTION ACTIVITIES
Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance
http://www.basinalliance.org

Alabama Environmental Council