Calvin J. Barstow

Waterfowl Management on Two U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Multiple Purpose Reservoirs in Middle Tennessee

The evolution and success of a State waterfowl management program on federally purchased perimeter lands on the Old Hickory and Cheatham Lock and Dam Projects in Middle Tennessee are described. Basic development upon operations' initiatkm (Old Hickory 1957 and Cheatham 1959) and early project years consisted of provision of quantities of suitable agricultural foods on upland areas adjacent to the reservoirs. Beginning in 1959 on Old Hickory and 1960 on Cheatham, the program was materially altered from that above to one centered upon the construction and operation of twenty-four small...