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Category: Volunteering

Volunteers needed for Smokies Trails Forever 2014 trail work

May 15, 2014

by Julie Dodd Smokies Trails Forever work is beginning for 2014 on the Chimney Tops Trail. What does trail work mean for hikers? The Chimney Tops Trail will be closed Monday through Thursdays, from May 5 through October 16, while…

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Friends of the Smokies Gives $2.4 Million to Fund Conservation, Preservation, and Protection in Great Smoky Mountains National Park So Far in 2014

May 7, 2014

Missy Kane Hikers

By Holly Scott, Marketing Director Who are Friends of the Smokies? Friends of Great Smoky Mountains National Park a.k.a. Friends of the Smokies is more than a 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit organization with a staff of 8 and 15 wonderful board members….

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Invest in Salamanders, Elk, Cades Cove and Education in the Smokies

April 17, 2014

By Holly Scott, Marketing Director Every year, Friends of the Smokies commits to supporting a list of Park needs. This year the list adds up to nearly $1.6 million. The projects and programs fall into several broad categories with federal governmenty-sounding names like Natural Resource Management…

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