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Friends Of The Smokies Blog

Surveying fish populations in GSMNP streams

September 19, 2019

electrofishing in GSMNP Middle Prong

Working with the GSMNP Fisheries Division was one of the many learning experiences for the high school students who were GSMNP summer interns. In this guest blog post, Hunter Carr shares what was involved in conducting a fish survey of…

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Trail Work Volunteers Needed

September 17, 2019

Smokies-Trail-Volunteers

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is excited to announce a number of trail maintenance volunteer workdays in North Carolina and Tennessee that showcase a number meaningful partnerships with organizations who actively support our mission.   All necessary paperwork to register as…

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Bird banding to help monitor bird populations in GSMNP

September 12, 2019

Noelle Boswick holding Carolina Wren

GSMNP high school summer interns spent six weeks learning about the resources of the park and the work of the rangers. Noelle Beswick writes about the interns’ experience learning to catch and band birds for monitoring bird populations. by Noelle…

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