Alabama Ecology

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Watersheds. More miles of navigable waterways than any other state.Three drainage groups in AlabamaTennessee ValleyMobile BasinCoastal Drainage. . Interesting Facts. Mobile basin has a greater daily water yield per square mile than the Mississippi, the Columbia, or the Colorado.Wilson Dam was the first hydroelectric plant for TVA.Six coastal rivers in Alabama empty directly into the Gulf of Mexico..

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1. Alabama Ecology

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5. Interesting Facts Mobile basin has a greater daily water yield per square mile than the Mississippi, the Columbia, or the Colorado. Wilson Dam was the first hydroelectric plant for TVA. Six coastal rivers in Alabama empty directly into the Gulf of Mexico.

6. Endangered and Threatened Species Indiana bats and grey bats Species of darters and cavefish Red hill salamander Alabama beach mouse Species of mussels

7. Points of Interest The deepest gorge east of the Rockies is Little River Canyon in northeast Alabama. The highest point in Alabama is Mount Cheaha in Cheaha State Park. Wetumpka has a meteor crater.

17. Invasive species A non-native species competes with a native species; the native loses. Examples: plants, birds, river Invasive Species Species APHIS Web -- PPQ -- Managing the Japanese Beetle A Homeowner's HandbookProfiles

18. Places of Interest 3 National Forests: Bankhead, Talladega, Conecuh Sipsey Wilderness in the Bankhead 5 National Wildlife Refuges: Wheeler, Bon Secour, Choctaw, Mountain Longleaf, Eufaula State Parks: Wheeler, Monte Sano, Desoto, Cheaha, Horseshoe Bend, Eufaula, many more

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