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Category: Events and Opportunities

Park Hosts National Bat Week Program for Junior Rangers

October 18, 2019

From Great Smoky Mountains National Parks News Reports: Great Smoky Mountains National Park will host a Junior Ranger program in honor of National Bat Week on Saturday, October 19, from 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. near the Oconaluftee Visitor Center…

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Archaeological survey provides learning experience for GSMNP high school interns

September 26, 2019

GSMNP archaeologist digging

GSMNP high school intern Staci Mann describes the experience of working with park archaeologists to conduct a survey, using shovels, tarps, a GPS and a sifter. The GSMNP summer high school internship program enables students to learn more about NPS…

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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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