Issue 8: Fire in the Smoky Mountains
NPS photo by Heath Bailey.
Resource Roundup: Highlights of scientific projects and findings for Summer, 2010
Meet the Managers: Fire Management
Focus On… bringing fire back to the Great Smoky Mountains
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Did You Know?
More than 240 species of birds have been found in the park. Sixty species are year-round residents. Nearly 120 species breed in the park, including 52 species from the neo-tropics. Many other species use the park as an important stopover and foraging area during their semiannual migration. More...