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Category: Friends of the Smokies

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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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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