Coosa River


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river that rises in northwestern Georgia and flows southwest through eastern Alabama to join the Tallapoosa River near Montgomery and form the Alabama River

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In the early phase of the Creek Indian War, it was determined to use the Coosa River as a line of advance and as a supply line.
Davin WT, Hodges J and Hoffman CC: Evidence of striped bass spawning in the Upper Coosa River Basin, Georgia.
He also collected in two other streams in the Etowah system and eight in the Oostanaula system, as well as in three creeks directly tributary to the Coosa River.
Photo: A colleague comforts narcotics Detective Billy Vasser who was found sobbing in the Coosa River, saying a baby had been swept away.
Located on the banks of the Coosa River, Wind Creek Wetumpka is the sister property of Wind Creek Atmore, one of only a handful of Alabama resorts to earn a prestigious "AAA Four-Diamond" rating.
The Coosawattee River is located in the Coosa River Basin and within the Blue Ridge and Ridge/Valley geological providences in Georgia.
The proposed critical habitat includes portions of the Tombigbee River drainage in Mississippi and Alabama; portions of the Black Warrior River drainage in Alabama: portions of the Alabama River drainage in Alabama; portions of the Cahaba River drainage in Alabama; portions of the Tallapoosa River drainage in Alabama and Georgia; and portions of the Coosa River drainage in Alabama.
This unique strategy assisted in starting a watershed community-level conservation effort, the Upper Coosa River Summit.
In Alabama, the Blacknose Dace, Rhinichthys atratulus, has historically been found in almost all major tributaries of the Tennessee River basin, the Upper and Middle Coosa River tributaries, and three localities in the headwaters of the Black Warrior River basin.
The new resort will include a 20-story hotel tower with 285 luxuriously-appointed rooms and suites, all of which will overlook the Coosa River.
As its name indicates, this fish is endemic to the Etowah River in the upper Coosa River Basin (see plate 1).
The State of Alabama, the Coosa River Basin Initiative, and the Weiss Lake Improvement Association later joined the action as plaintiffs.
In particular, the Coosa River in eastern Alabama has suffered an exceptionally high level of extinctions of mussels and snails (Lydeard and Mayden 1995) due dams built during the past century.
In addition to Arizona Trail Association, the 2010 Greater Outdoors Project finalists included American Forests, Catamount Trail Association, Coosa River Basin Initiative, Hiwassee River Watershed Coalition, Hudson Basin River Watch, MillionTreesNYC, Sugar Pine Foundation, The Wetlands Initiative and Yellowstone Park Foundation.