References

BOOKS

Jackson, Harvey H., III. Rivers of History: Life on the Coosa, Tallapoosa, Cahaba, and Alabama. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 1995.

Jackson, Harvey H., III. Putting “Loafing Streams” to Work. Tuscaloosa, University of Alabama Press, 1997.

Pierson, J.M. (1998) Status of the Blue Shiner (Cyprinella caerulea) in Alabama. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Endangered Species Office.

Bogan, A.E, Pierson, J.M. (1993) Survey of the Aquatic Gastropods of the Coosa River Basin in Alabama : 1992, Final Report. Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, State Lands Division, Alabama Natural Heritage Program.

Department of the Interior. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 1998. Endangered and threatened wildlife and plants: Endangered status for three aquatic snails, and threatened status for three aquatic snails in the Mobile River Basin of Alabama. Federal Register 63(208): 57610-57620.

Steamboat info from internet site www.wavegate.com/~dnordem/usmcoosa.htm

Popeye info from internet site www.wavegate.com/~dnordem/popeye.htm

WEBSITES
(Disclaimer – many of the website links below may no longer be active)

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION

EPA, Surf your Watershed

Army Corps of Engineers, ACT information

GA DNR Coosa River Basin Management Plan

USGS Abstract

HISTORY

History of Weiss Lake

Coosa River Steamboats and Such

PROTECTION ACTIVITIES

Coosa River Basin Initiative, CRBI

HYDROLOGIC MODIFICATIONS

Hydropower Relicensing

SPECIES DIVERSITY

Amber Darter, endangered fish

Blue Shiner, endangered fish

Cherokee Darter and Etowah Darter, endangered fish

Conasauga logperch, endangered fish

Goldline darter, threatened fish

Pygmy Sculpin, threatened fish

Lacy Elimia & Painted Rocksnail, threatened snail species, final rule

Tulatoma Snail

Kral’s water plaintain, threatened plant

Harperella, endangered plant

THREATS

Fish Consumption Advisory 2001
http://www.alabamapublichealth.gov/tox/

RECREATION

Little River Canyon National Preserve

Coosa River Whitewater Festival

Talladega National Forests