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Available Literature

The following is a bibliography of literature on the flora and fauna of the Tennessee Valley. To obtain copies of these papers e-mail tvainfo@tva.gov (attn: Scientific Literature).

Brochures

Landscaping with Native Plants (East, Middle, or West Tennessee)

Checklist of Birds of the Tennessee Valley Region
Migratory Songbird Conservation

 

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Publications

Chance-Sherraden, S.A., and D.R. Edds. 2004. Mussel assemblages in a developing and a newly-cut channel of the Neosho River, Kansas. American Midland Naturalist 152:347-359.

Dean, J. D., D. Edds, D. Gillette, J. Howard, S. Sherraden, and J. Tiemann. 2002. Effects of lowhead dams on freshwater mussels in the Neosho River, Kansas. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science, 105 (3-4): 232-240.

Collins, J. L., and J. P. Bartlow. 1989. The role of the Tennessee Valley Authority in rare plant protection. Journal of the Tennessee Academy of Science, 64(3):85-87.

Collins, J. L., and M. Cunningham. Habitat considerations and a habitat key for landscaping with selected wildflowers of the southeastern United States. Unpublished. 16 pp.

Collins, J.L. 1976. A revision of the annulate Scutellaria (Labiatae). Ph.D dissertation, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN. December, 1976. 294 pp.

Collins, J. L., H. R. DeSelm, A. M. Evans, R. Kral, and B. E. Wofford. 1978. The rare vascular plants of Tennessee. Journal of the Tennessee Academy of Science, 53(4):128-133.

Collins, J. L., and T. F. Wieboldt. 1992. Trifolium calcaricum (Fabacceae), a new clover from limestone barrens of Eastern United States. Castanea, 57(4):282-286.

Smith, D. K., B. E. Wofford, and J. L. Collins. 1980. An atypical athyrium from eastern Tennessee. American Fern Journal, 70(1):31-32.

Best, T. L., and T. H. Henry. 1992. Bats of south Alabama. Alabama Conservation Magazine 64(4):22-25.

Best, T. L., W. S. Cvilikas, A. B. Goebel, T. D. Hass, T. H. Henry, B. A. Milam, L. R. Saidak, and D. P. Thomas. 1995. Foraging ecology of the endangered gray bat (Myotis grisescens) at Guntersville reservoir, Alabama. Joint Agency Guntersville Project, Aquatic Plant Management.

Henry, T. H. 1998. Variation in the use of habitats by the Gray Bat (Myotis grisescens) in Northern Alabama. M.S. thesis, Auburn University, Auburn, AL.

Pilarski, Kim. 1996. An ecological assessment of wetland mitigation projects in east Tennessee. MS thesis, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN.

Biggins, R. G., and P. W. Shute. 1994. Duskytail darter recovery plan. Atlanta, GA, 25 p.

Dinkins, G. R., and P. W. Shute. 1996. Life histories of Noturus baileyi and Noturus flavipinnis (Pisces: Ictaluridae), two rare madtom catfishes in Citico Creek, Monroe County, Tennessee. Bulletin of the Alabama Museum of Natural History, 18:43-69.

Lindquist, D. G., J. R. Shute, and P. W. Shute. 1977. Record of bluefin killifish, Lucania goodei, in North Carolina. Journal of the Elisha Mitchell Science Society, 93(1):19-20.

Lindquist, D. G., J. R. Shute, and P. W. Shute. 1978. Recent record of the banded killifish, Fundulus diaphanus (Lesueur), in southeastern North Carolina. Journal of the Elisha Mitchell Science Society, 94(2):113.

Lindquist, D. G., J. R. Shute, and P. W. Shute. 1981. Spawning and nesting behavior of the Waccamaw darter, Etheostoma perlongum. Env. Biol. Fish, 6:177-191.

Lindquist, D. G., J. R. Shute, P. W. Shute, and L. M. Jones. 1984. Selection of sites for egg deposition and spawning dynamics in the Waccamaw darter. Env. Biol. Fish, 11(2):107-112.

Rakes, P. L., J. R. Shute, and P. W. Shute. In press. Reproductive behavior, captive breeding, and restoration ecology of endangered fishes. Will be included in a special issue of Environmental Biology of Fishes—topic is conservation & behavior of fishes.

Shute, P. W., J. R. Shute, and D. G. Lindquist. 1979. Notes on the spawning, fecundity and diet of the Waccamaw killifish, Fundulus waccamensis. ASB Bulletin, 26(2):49.

Shute, P. W. 1978. Etheostoma perlongum (Hubbs and Raney), Waccamaw darter. P. 681, in D. S. Lee et al., Atlas of North American Freshwater Fishes. North Carolina State Museum of Natural History, Raleigh, i-x + 854 pp.

Shute, P. W. 1978. Fundulus waccamensis (Hubbs and Raney), Waccamaw killifish. P. 530, in D. S. Lee et al., Atlas of North American Freshwater Fishes. North Carolina State Museum of Natural History, Raleigh, ix + 854 pp.

Shute, P. W. 1978. Menidia extensa (Hubbs and Raney), Waccamaw silverside. p. 559, in D. S. Lee, et al. Atlas of North American Freshwater Fishes. North Carolina State Museum of Natural History, Raleigh, ix + 854 pp.

Shute, J. R., P. W. Shute, and D. G. Lindquist. 1981. Fishes of the Waccamaw River drainage. Brimleyana, 6:1-24.

Shute, P. W., J. R. Shute, and D. G. Lindquist. 1982. Age, growth and early life history of the Waccamaw killifish, Fundulus waccamensis. Env. Biol. Fish, 8(3-4):293-300.

Shute, P. W., R. G. Biggins, and R. S. Butler. 1997. Management and conservation of rare aquatic resources: a historical perspective, and recommendations for incorporating ecosystem management. Pp. 445-466, in Aquatic Fauna in Peril: the Southeastern Perspective (Benz, G. W., and D. E. Collins, eds.). Special publication 1, Southeast Aquatic Research Institute, Lenz Design & Communications, Decatur, GA, 554 pp.

Shute, P. W., and R. G. Biggins. 1995. Recovery plan for pygmy madtom (Noturus stanauli) for Southeast Region U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Atlanta, GA, 20 p.

Shute. P.W., D. A. Etnier, C. F. Saylor, and R. D. Bivens. In press. Fishes section of Tennessee’s Rare Vertebrates, Update. This will be published soon by TWRA.

Shute, J.R., P.L. Rakes, and P.W. Shute. 2005. Reintroduction of four imperiled fishes in Abrams Creek, Tennessee. Southeastern Naturalist. In press.

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Miscellaneous

Carter, V., and J. H. Burbank. 1978. Wetland classification system for the Tennessee Valley Region. Technical Note No. B24. Tennessee Valley Authority in cooperation with the U.S. Geological Survey. 36 pp.

Chance, C. J. 1978. Multipurpose Development Programs in Riparian Ecosystems: The TVA Experience. National Syposium on Strategies for the Protection and Management of Floodplain Wetlands and Other Riparian Ecosystems, Callaway Gardens, Georgia, Dec. 11-13, 1978.

Currie, Robert R. 1985. The Gating of Hubbard's Cave - A Volunteer Effort. Endangered Species Technical Bulletin 10(12):4.

Farmer, R. E., Jr. 1979. Dormancy and Root Growth Capacity of White and Sawtooth Oaks. Forest Science, 25(3):491-494.

Farmer, R. E., Jr. 1978. Seasonal carbohydrate levels in roots of Appalachian hardwood planting stock. Tree Planters' Notes, 29(3):22-24.

Ginn, R. H., and J. H. Burbank. 1978. Protecting Riparian Ecosystems from Competing Urban Pressures, The Swan Creek Experience. National Symposium on Strategies for the Protection and Management of Floodplain Wetlands and Other Riparian Ecosystems, Callaway Gardens, Georgia, Dec. 11-13, 1978.

McKitrick, J. A., J. R. Jordan Jr., and J. R. Thurman. 1978. TVA Regional Natural Heritage Program: A land-use planning tool for fish and wildlife resource planners. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Southeast Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, 32:755-758.

Redmond, W. H. 1980. Notes on the distribution and ecology of the Black Mountain dusky salamander, Desmognathus welteri Barbour (amphibia: Plethodontidae) in Tennessee. Brimleyana, 4:123-131.

Redmond, W. H., A. F. Scott, and D. Roberts. 1982. Comments on the distribution of Ambystoma talpoideum (Holbrook) in Tennessee. SSAR Herpetological Review, 13(3):83-85.

Redmond, W. H. 1991. Biogeography of amphibians in Tennessee. Journal of the Tennessee Academy of Science, 66 (4):153-160.

Redmond, W. H., and A. F. Scott. 1996. Atlas of Amphibians in Tennessee. The Center for Field Biology, Austin Peay State University. 94 pp.

Redmond, W. H., and R. L. Jones. 1985. Geographic distribution: Plethodon wehrlei. SSAR Herpetological Review, 16:31.

Rucker, Don, ed. 1983. River otter restoration. Impact, TVA - Natural Resources and the Environment, 6(2):5-7.

Rucker, Don, ed. 1986. Wildlife Observation Areas on TVA Lands. Impact, TVA - Natural Resources and the Environment, 9(1):2-7.

Virginia Commission of Game and Inland Fisheries. 1955. Nesting boxes, feeding stations, bird houses, wildlife shelters and how to build them. Virginia Wildlife.

 

Also see a bibliography of scientific papers by TVA staff members on water quality, environmental management, and other issues.

Papers on tailwater improvements below TVA reservoirs are also available.

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