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?
At 480 feet, Fontana Dam, located on the southwestern boundary of the park, is the tallest concrete dam east of the Rocky Mountains. The dam impounds the Little Tennessee River forming Fontana Lake and produces hydroelectric power. More...