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Category: Friends of the Smokies

GSMNP webcams monitor air quality, provide Smokies views

May 15, 2019

webcam at Clingmans Dome, GSMNP

by Julie Dodd The GSMNP webcams are a great way to have a view of the Smokies wherever you are. The webcams also are an important part of how GSMNP evaluates the park’s air quality. “The amount of hits for…

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Kathryn McNeil Endowment funds education specialist for Appalachian Highland Science Learning Center at Purchase Knob

May 10, 2019

Susan Sachs, Paul Super and Kathryn McNeil, June 2014

by Julie Dodd More than 5,000 middle school, high school, and college students come to the Appalachian Highland Science Learning Center at Purchase Knob every year to learn about the nature and science of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park….

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Research assistance grants support needed GSMNP research

May 3, 2019

Alexis Case studies fungi and pine seedling

by Julie Dodd Flying squirrels, salamanders and pine seedlings in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park all have benefitted from research assistance grants. Research assistance grants are one way FOTS helps fund and promote research in the Park. Friends of…

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