Monitoring Climate Change
Here in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, we have many questions about the impacts of a changing climate. In fact, we have more questions than answers, but asking the right questions is part of the process of understanding how to best protect the Smokies in a time of uncertainty.
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...