Dispatches from the Field
Welcome to Great Smoky Mountains National Park Resource Management & Science!
Ever wonder what it's like to work in a national park? Catch a bear? Track fish? Find out with "Dispatches From the Field," a regular source of information from scientists, resource managers, and park partners.
Click on issues below to see science, research, and resource management projects firsthand, and to find information about volunteering and educational opportunities.
Quick Dispatches - projects & discoveries
Dispatches from the Field - in-depth profiles of Resource Management & Research
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Did You Know?
About 100 native tree species make their home in Great Smoky Mountains National Park—more than in all of northern Europe. The park also contains one of the largest blocks of old-growth temperate deciduous forest in North America. More...