Little Tennessee River


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Little Tennessee River

A river, about 215 km (135 mi) long, of northeast Georgia, southwest North Carolina, and eastern Tennessee, where it joins the Tennessee River.
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Tom Kirkman, who plies the North Carolina waters of the Little Tennessee River with a flyrod, has his best days when water temperatures are 60[degrees]F to 65[degrees]F.
The walk is scheduled for Friday, May 4 at the Big Bear Shelter on the Little Tennessee River Greenway.
ABSTRACT--Discovered in 1973, the snail darter (percina tanasi Etnier) was extirpated from Little Tennessee River upon completion of Tellico Dam in 1979.
In the 1970s while the snail darter (Percina tanasi) was focusing national attention on the Tellico Dam on the Little Tennessee River, another dam project was threatening two listed mussels slightly to the west on the Duck River.
Another McKee offering, called the Little Tennessee River Tract, is located northwest of Franklin, next to the Needmore Tract, which consists of thousands of acres under the protection of area and regional conservation groups.
focuses on a narrow subset of economic tradeoffs, those associated with the conventional methods of timber production and their impacts on water quality." The initial version of the AET report stated that in a 197,000-acre portion of the Little Tennessee River basin area, "Conventional forest-harvesting practices, although present in only 1.4 percent of the study area, accounted for the highest percentage of total soil loss, or 27.6 percent."
Pteronarcys occurs from second- through seventh-order streams in the Little Tennessee River (LTR) drainage basin in western North Carolina, constituting a fairly large percentage of the invertebrate biomass through this range ([less than]1-47%, Grubaugh et al., 1996).
Its type habitat for feeding and spawning was the wide shallow shoalwater at Coytee Spring on the Little Tennessee River, where it was discovered in 1973 by a fish biology class on a field trip led by an eminent young ichthyologist specializing in perches, David Etnier of the University of Tennessee.(39)
<IR> WILLIAM BARTRAM's </IR> Travels (1791) includes descriptions of Cherokee culture observed at first hand in the 1770s around the upper reaches of the Little Tennessee River. <IR> ELLIAS BOUDINOT </IR> , Cherokee editor of The Cherokee Phoenix, in 1833 published a novel, Poor Sarah, or The Indian Woman.
The Tellico River is a Little Tennessee River tributary that is just downstream from the mouths of Abrams and Citico Creeks, and all four fishes were found in these creeks.
Another major project, launched with $49,000 in Partners funding, is located on the Little Tennessee River in western North Carolina.
(Conservation Fisheries, Inc., of Knoxville, Tennessee, now has the lead role in the reintroduction effort.) In the first efforts, spotfin chubs were collected from the Little Tennessee River, North Carolina, and released directly into Abrams Creek.