Dispatches from the Field: Air & Sky
Resource Roundup: Highlights of scientific projects and findings for Fall, 2009
Meet the Managers: Understanding air pollution
Focus On… the air & sky of the Great Smoky Mountains
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Did You Know?
The park’s high elevation heath balds are treeless expanses where dense thickets of shrubs such as mountain laurel, rhododendron, and sand myrtle grow. Known as “laurel slicks” and “hells” by early settlers, heath balds were most likely created by forest fires long ago. More...