home background planning research policies documents



technical committee reports

etowah practicum
(external site)



HCP Advisory Committee members at the University of Georgia and Kennesaw State University have conducted extensive research to support the development of the HCP.

scientific & technical research
Scientific research has focused on the basin's imperiled species and the impacts of various development practices.

technical committee reports
Technical committees, made up of experts from within the Etowah watershed and staffed by researchers from the University of Georgia, research policy options and make recommendations to the Steering Committee.

etowah practicum research (external site)
The Etowah Practicum is a service learning course at the University of Georgia that brings together graduate students from ecology, law, forestry, environmental design and other disciplines to tackle real-world projects for stakeholders. Many of these projects have been undertaken on behalf of the Etowah Aquatic HCP Steering Committee, Advisory Committee, and Technical Committees.

For more information:
Eric Prowell, Hydrologist
USFWS, Georgia Ecological Services
105 West Park Drive, Suite D.
Athens GA 30606
(706) 613-9493