• Approximately 1,500 black bears live in the national park.

    Great Smoky Mountains

    National Park NC,TN

Dispatches from the Field: Discovering & Monitoring Life

A Jewelweed flower.

Botanists, part of the I & M team, identify flowers such as this jewelweed in wetland plots.

NPS photo.

Resource Roundup: Highlights of scientific projects and findings for January-March, 2010

Meet the Managers: Inventory & Monitoring

Focus On… biodiversity in the Smokies

  • NPS Profile: What's in our wetlands?
  • Partner Profile: Discovering Life in America (and water mites in Smokies streams)
  • Links to… information about biodiversity and becoming part of the search for life
  • And for those in school… information about education & experience needed to be part of Inventory & Monitoring

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