About the Author
Dr. William (Bill) Deutsch is an aquatic ecologist who has spent more than 30 years traveling around Alabama, learning and teaching about its rivers, and interacting with river-loving Alabamians from all walks of life. He and his wife Janet live in the woods on Hodnett Creek near Auburn, Alabama.
Reading this book is like exploring Alabama’s DNA, diving deep in time and resurfacing back to the present. Bill’s enlightening celebration of Alabama rivers also includes an honest look at the challenges they face, and calls us all to take responsibility for ensuring the state’s river story continues to be written by future generations! This is a must read for anyone in a position to make decisions about the future of Alabama.
— Cindy Lowry, Executive Director, Alabama Rivers Alliance