Category: Great Smoky Mountains National Park News

Interns help maintain cemeteries in GSMNP

August 22, 2016

rangers give instruction for maintaining cemeteries

by Laura Booth GSMNP Intern Warren Wilson College student Graduate of Swain County High School, Bryson, NC As my internship in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park comes to an end, and I reflect back on all my experiences and…

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Wildland firefighting requires physical fitness & teamwork

August 18, 2016

Interns rolling fire shelters

by Matthew Sullivan GSMNP Intern Cape Fear High School (Fayettesville, NC) graduate Student in the Oconaluftee Job Corps Center, Cherokee, NC Fire is one of man’s oldest enemies, but it can also be a useful tool for our success. We…

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Interns assist GSMNP Fisheries division with stream inventory

August 11, 2016

GSMNP Interns in gear to work with Fisheries

by Nicole Welbourn GSMNP Intern Senior at School of Inquiry and Life Sciences — Asheville, North Carolina Working with the Fisheries division and volunteers from Trout Unlimited to inventory fish in the Little Cataloochee was a special activity for me….

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