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Books & Essays

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    Bartram's Living Legacy: The Travels and the Nature of the South

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    Mercer University Press 2010

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    Ecoviews: Snakes, Snails, and Environmental Tales

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    University of Alabama Press 1998

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    Their Blood Runs Cold: Adventures With Reptiles and Amphibians

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    University of Alabama Press 1983

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    Gibbons, Whit, and Kimberly Andrews. 2005. Life (and death) in a nest box. South Carolina Wildlife Magazine. March-April 2005.

    Gibbons, J. Whitfield. Wildlife Profile ? Eastern Coral Snake. Women in the Outdoors. Spring 2001 2(2): 70-71.

    Gibbons, J.W. 2000. What is PARC and why should you care? Froglog. International Newsletter of the Declining Amphibian Population Task Force. February 2000(37). ISSN 1026-0269. 4-5.

    Gibbons, J.W. 2000. What is PARC and why should you care? IUCN Tortoise and Freshwater Specialist Group. Turtle and Tortoise Newsletter. January 2000 (1): 21-22.

    Gibbons, J.W. 2000. PARC Update. IUCN Tortoise and Freshwater Specialist Group. Turtle and Tortoise Newsletter. June 2000 (2): 14.
    Gibbons, J.W. 2000. What is PARC and why should you care? Newsletter of the Herpetologists' League 7(1): 4-5.

    Gibbons, J.W. 2000. Who's afraid of the deadly diamondback? The World & I Magazine. August 2000: 138-143.

    Gibbons, W. 1999. The probability of snakebite. SEOPA News. July 1999: 4-5.

    Gibbons, J. W. 1999. Turn rejection slips into assignments. Outdoors Unlimited. August 1999: 13.

    Gibbons, Whit. 1999. Whither Our Air and Water? Natural Science Essay. The World & I, June 1999, p. 184-191.

    Gibbons, J. Whitfield, and Michael E. Dorcas. 1998. Cowards, Bluffers, and Warriors. What does it take to make a cottonmouth strike? Natural History Magazine November 1998 pp. 56-57.

    Gibbons, Whit. 1997. Natural History of the Okefenokee Swamp. Georgia Wildlife Magazine. June 1997 6(1):4-16. (Article was winner of 1996-97 Excellence in Craft Award of Southeastern Outdoor Press Association).

    Gibbons, Whit. 1997. Snakes in Danger: Endangered Herpetofauna of Alabama. Nature South 6(4):9-11.

    Gibbons, Whit. 1997. The Diamondback Terrapins of Kiawah Island. Kiawah Town Notes 3: 1-3.

    Gibbons, Whit. 1996. The Spirit of Southeast Georgia. Invited essay for The New Georgia Guide. University of Georgia Press. Published by the Georgia Humanities Council for 1996 Olympics. p. 565-593.

    Gibbons, Whit. 1996. Poisonous Wild Plants of Alabama. Nature South 6 (2): 3-4.

    Gibbons, Whit. and P. J. West. 1995. The diversity of fishes in Alabama. Alabama Wildlife 1995:37-38.

    Gibbons, Whit. 1995. Finding the Red Hills salamander. Nature South Magazine 5(2):10-12.

    Gibbons, J. Whitfield. 1994. How to catch a gator. Natural History Magazine 3/94:4-6.

    Gibbons, Whit and P. J. West. 1994. Fishes of Alabama. Nature South 4:3-4.

    Gibbons, Whit and P. J. West. 1993. Rivers of Alabama. Nature South (Alabama Museum of Natural History) 3:3-6.

    West, P. J. and Whit Gibbons. 1993. Aquatic plants of the CSRA. Aiken County Magazine.

    Gibbons, Whit. 1992 (February issue). Life in the Slow Lane. Natural History Magazine .

    Gibbons, Whit. 1981. Of turtles, tortoises, and terrapins. Delta Airline's Sky Magazine.

    Gibbons, Whit and R. R. Sharitz. 1989. Environmental paradise and paradox. South Carolina Wildlife 36(2):44-59.

    Gibbons, Whit. 1985. Wasps in your garden. The Weekend Gardener July/August 30-31.

    Gibbons, Whit. 1980. Alligators: A different kind of southern tradition. Delta Airline's Sky Magazine.

    Gibbons, Whit. 1979. SREL. The Savannah River Ecology Laboratory. Georgia Alumni Record, May-June issue.

    Gibbons, Whit. 1979. Who's Watching the Snakes. South Carolina Wildlife Magazine, March-April issue.

    Gibbons, Whit. 1979. Snakes of South Carolina. Living in South Carolina (magazine), April-May issue.

    Gibbons, Whit. 1978. Where Do All The Creatures Go?...And Why? UGA Research Reporter (magazine), Vol. 11.

    Feature writer of ecology column for Spectator (quarterly magazine), 1982-1986.

    Contributing editor for Delta Airline's Sky Magazine (monthly publication), 1981-1985.

    Feature writer for EnviroSouth (quarterly environmental magazine). Published . 2-4 popular ecology articles each year, 1978-1989

    Newspaper columns (more than 1000 articles from 1972-2006) - "Ecology Beat", Du Pont Company's "Savannah River Plant News"; "Ecology Today," and "EcoViews", Aiken Standard (South Carolina), Athens Banner Herald (Georgia), Tuscaloosa News (Alabama), New York Times Regional Newspaper Group distribution.